Simply asking a few questions about sleep and dreams can open up a wealth of deeply meaningful images, feelings, and memories that help the individual anticipate and prepare for the end of life.
I unfortunately have had to deal with the loss of loved ones on a normal occurrence since I was 10 years of age, when I was brought into the world of an oncology patient. Dealing with the loss of many close friends and family over the years, I have been able to change my perspective.
Why are these stories important? Because at the heart of them rests the mysterious and idiosyncratic relationship we have with food when there are no witnesses. These are the moments when we are the only observers of these acts.
While some would call this an example of extrasensory perception (ESP), it has also simply been called listening to your intuition. Hearing what your innermost being has to say. Trusting what you really feel and think deep inside.
This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by...
Years ago I was the President of the Port Jefferson Station / Terryville Civic Association. During my time as an officer, our organization functioned...
Toxic means poisonous, damaging or deadly. A toxic relationship drains the life from you, damages your self-esteem, or kills your dreams. While this sounds deadly, toxic relationships can be subtle and do vast harm before we realize it.
When attempting to talk about Focus on the Family, it's particularly difficult not to plunge head first into the dark waters of "Us vs. Them" as one its LGBTQ descendants. However, Amber Cantorna, a Focus executive's daughter, inspires us to try.
It's easy to call someone a psychopath. You probably do it on a weekly, or even a daily basis. That dude who banged you and never called even though he PROMISED? Psychopath. Your boss who emails you about meeting Friday at 5:30pm? Psychopath. The new guy at the party who eats the last piece of pizza all willy-nilly without even asking? CLEARLY a psychopath.
There are three main mindfulness practices you can do to help get the most out of any situation: take the time, feel appreciation, and soak in the experience.
I had a lightbulb moment this morning. As I was meditating, snuggled up under my blankets, listening to Deepak Chopra tell me about life, something...
In 2004, Charles Spence, a professor of experimental psychology at Oxford University, published the first of many papers that marked him as the premier expert of the way sound and food work with our minds to create illusions of taste.
Evolutionary psychology and human mating can help explain why relationships between straight women and gay men tend to flourish.
Jennifer Wright offers Mindful Yoga Therapy (MYT) training to Veterans and their families. She started with eight Veterans. One of those Vets introduced her to The Joseph House, a treatment-based shelter for Veterans in transition where she has worked the last two years.
Mental health care lags behind traditional health care in its employment of standardized data, instant access to vital information about patients, and consistent care for people in crisis. The system is so fragmented and chaotic.
As a next step, we need to ensure that funding from the federal government is in place to support community mental health centers that can offer screening and treatment services. Mental health prevention goes a long way in ensuring the overall well-being of our nation.
This is for Trump more than anyone: If you really are smart, you would think that you need not say it, that people would notice, if people noticing it were important to you. Truly smart people rarely require the attention or recognition by others of their intelligence that Trump seems to crave.
When your phone has 13 percent battery left, I bet you find the nearest outlet ASAP. But when you are running on empty, you just keep going. Most of the time you don't even realize your battery is running dangerously low.
Whatever you choose, pick it now, start small, and begin proving to yourself that you can become the type of person you want to become. Tiny habits, when repeated consistently, can be the difference success or failure, confidence or doubt, and even happiness or depression.
The greatest myth of happiness is that it is in the future. Somewhere out there. Attached to some thing, some achievement, some success. And only when we finally reach it, do we get to experience it.