Nature is talking to us; we should listen! Bundle up in that new sweater, eat that pumpkin pie, and crunch through some leaves; truly enjoy the season! But don't forget to supplement the physical changes with emotional ones.
You are definitely more than just a job title. Focus on the aspects of who you are that you like the most and seek to fulfill them on a daily basis. You'll feel better about yourself and your situation, and maybe you'll even develop a healthier perspective about your identity than you had when you were working full time.
Yoga is a practice, one that helps us live more balanced, flexible, and strong off the mat. Some days are easier than others, for sure. The trick is to keep showing up, softening, and practicing the art of yoga.
While I have not heeded all of the pieces of advice that follow, some came instinctively, some were learned from watching other people, and plenty of insights are a consequence of plenty of mistakes.
Many of our lives are centered on taking care of the needs of everyone around us aside from ourselves. Sometimes the responsibilities we have in life feel like an overwhelming burden. Taking care of ourselves doesn't have to be a chore, an obligation or something that is experienced as yet another burden.
Positive psychology might seem unconventional because it's not always spoken of, but incorporating it into your everyday life can be incredibly beneficial.
We can be afraid of pain, nervously anticipate it, and try to avoid it all costs, or we can choose something different. We can accept it. We can embrace it. We can observe it. We can do whatever we want with it; that is our power. Pain is not inherently good or bad -- pain simply is. We decide the rest.
How's your to-do list looking today? Lot's of really important stuff that you must get done to keep things moving on the work and home front? I get it. But what I would also like you think about is what can come off the list
've pruned my online connections. I've birthed new habits. I'm setting boundaries between work and personal time. I'm less scattered and distracted. I'm wasting less time. I have the reins in my hands again. I haven't been this productive or at ease in quite a while.
An original skeptic, Dan Harris has learned how to "tame the voice in his head and reduce stress without losing his edge" by meditating.
Doing nothing isn't easy. We all want to be productive and get stuff done, so we consume ourselves with being busy. Meetings, emails, phone calls, text messages, instant messaging, commuting, and multitasking have all become a part of our busy lives. Doing these things make us feel busy, but are we actually getting anything meaningful done?
Recently I turned 30 and sent an email to my subscribers asking readers age 37 and older what advice they would give their 30-year-old selves. The result was spectacular.
This journey is the culmination of our own thoughts that are formulated by what others say or their actions towards us. That's why I feel like this journey is not one that we take alone
By being in the present moment, we may find out that it genuinely isn't where we want to be, and perhaps need to change a situation that we're in.
If you want to be miserable, keep trying to win the "I have it harder than you do" award. If you want to be happy, express gratitude for the person on the other side.
I'm learning that the only failure we experience is something we don't learn from. Life is a journey, not a destination. Falling is part of the adventure. Failing to me is giving up.