The mother of your child is not your enemy. Even when she makes you feel like she is. She is your ally in the most important mission of your life--the successful rearing of your child. So before you think to berate her in front of the watchful eyes of the world, remember this.
On Friday this week, I was in the company of 35 teenagers, all on the brink of taking final exams and making huge decisions about whether to continue ...
There are proven strategies that you can use to improve the quality of your decisions when your emotions are clouding your judgment. What follows are eleven of the best strategies that successful people use in these moments.
Many Americans believe that we are extraordinarily open in welcoming "the needy and oppressed." But the refugee crisis in Syria, followed by the attacks in Paris and California, has brought out the worst in some people. It's time for another private sector initiative to help solve the refugee crisis.
My point here is not to insinuate that all of our current reactions are merely reactions to our past. It's simply to offer a new way of looking at the world that can help us make sense of some of our perceptions that may be off and to alter our behavior accordingly.
You stamp someone with a "moody" label and all of a sudden you view them only as a moody person. You'll run on autopilot with them, calling them "moody" any time they try to communicate their emotions. By doing this, you won't even acknowledge what they're feeling.
Are you someone who is too busy to meditate? Too stressed to relax? You just can't sit still or quiet your mind? To you who say you can't meditate thi...
Sure, being wealthy requires finances. But true wealth is much more -- and is predicated on an optimal Mindset.
I don't always keep my promises. I'm subconsciously biased in a hundred and one ways. I'm lacking in conscientiousness. But at least when it comes to global poverty, I will not, I cannot, just stand by.
Bottom line: Nobody likes to be told what to do. There is no "one size fits all" especially when it comes to health and stress management. Discover what works for you and build more of it into your day.
As far as the eye can see the mountains stretches gracefully strewn with ice and snow. The otherwordly scenery is going on forever. The sky is a lucid blue. From up here, almost 7 miles above ground, the world seems wonderfully calm and forever peaceful. But nothing could be farther from the truth.
This is an interview with Jill Weiss Ippolito, who is the founder/director of UpRising Yoga in Los Angeles, a nonprofit program that brings yoga to incarcerated youth and communities that can benefit from yoga.
Since that awful day in 2001, I've been very clear about one thing. Fear is a weapon. Those who seek to control us, the people, wield fear as a weapon to control our reaction, our attention and pervert our American values. But what is fear, really?
Since we know that "do as I say, not as I do" doesn't work as a parenting technique, we really do have to demonstrate kindness, inclusion, and emotional intelligence when our children are watching and even when they aren't, because integrity is what you do when no one's looking.
Just as organisms and their genes compete for survival in the environment and gene pool, ideas compete for survival inside brains. Famed evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins has used this insightful analogy to explain how ideas spread and evolve.
In this era of evidence based science, the practice of medical sciences is expected to conform to standards derived from scientific inquiry. Psychiat...
Great strides have been made in bringing the shame of addiction out of the shadows and getting America and the world to believe in recovery. However, ...
"Faust complained about having two souls in his breast, but I harbor a whole crowd of them and they quarrel. It is like being in a republic." ~ Otto...
The more helpful long-term solution, the authors write, is to treat the problem at its psychological root with counseling or psychotherapy. After all, these guys aren't actually lacking in size -- they just think they are. These treatments unfortunately don't exist yet.
As a stress management consultant, through dealing with clients over the course of years, I've discovered that the common causes of stress such as wor...