Awaiting my first appointment with a psychiatrist, I look down and notice a brochure. "There is no such thing as mental illness anymore," it reads. "T...
Sometimes I think my experience is unique and other times I realize it's not. There are many moments that make you scratch your head, like when interesting artifacts show up on your mantel, unexplained pictures show up on your camera, or a homemade pie shows up when you haven't even made it to the kitchen yet.
Prioritizing sleep and exercise, eating well, and carving out down time aren't luxuries. It's time for women to embrace what the mental health field has known all along: prioritizing yourself and taking care of your needs is essential for true well-being.
Become conscious of the origin of your thinking; trust your "gut feel' and listen to your heart's wisdom. Then you will choose kind and positive thoughts!
We need to offer hope that in the future, in spite of the deluge of smartphone banners and notifications, we can find the space and time to be mindful, pay attention, become more creative, prepare our minds for those moments of serendipity, and maybe even find some happiness.
Companies might be chock-full of brilliant Harvard MBAs and seasoned executives who can produce impressive forecasts for market share and revenue. But the truth is, we never know in advance precisely what's going to happen.
With the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia approaching, more attention is being paid to the sports that don't get the attention they deserve during the three years between quadrennial competition. One such sport is alpine ski racing.
This is an interview with Debby Kaminsky, a former advertising executive who decided in 2006 she wanted to sell the benefits of transformation. She to...
The journey of finding your power, when taken in earnest, changes you from the inside out. It changes all that you say, do, think and feel about your...
We are in a society that screams that it embraces equality. But we still quietly and subtly embrace the concept of "Adam then Eve" not the equal idea of "Adam and Eve." And we would never even consider giving "Eve" first billing in the couple's title. Who's ever heard of "Eve and Adam"? No one, because when it matters, the man comes first.
You don't have to convince others, everyone or anyone to like you. The one thing that matters is that your closest circle has your back and you're happy with yourself. Happiness shows.
Part of change means acknowledging that your loved one has to want it, too. It can still be tricky, and somewhat akin to gifting a gym membership to someone who is overweight. Tread carefully!
After more than 15 years of seeing a variety of therapists myself, I've had my share of bad experiences. I've also had amazing, life-altering, not-sure-what-I-would've-done-without-'em therapists. So even if it sounds like you have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find your "theraprince," the result is definitely worth it.
When you look at goals this way, you start to realize that setting up a system for putting your reps in is more important than choosing a goal. Everyone wants to make progress. And there is only one way to do it: put in your reps.
As a young man, Ted Wiard had an ideal life. He married his high school sweetheart, worked as a schoolteacher and tennis coach in his picturesque hometown of Taos, New Mexico, and became the father of two beautiful daughters. Suddenly, everything changed.
How teens navigate these years has real consequences for how they live the rest of lives. While there are always risks and downsides, the teen mind has unique positive qualities.
Whether it's the communicating between different tribes or religions, ethnicities, racial groups or different generations, we need to listen. The more we understand, the less we fear -- the less we fear, the more we trust and the more we trust, the more love can flow.
Always do the right thing, not just for you or the person you are doing it for but for the eyes of those you don't know that are watching.
We are all interconnected. Relationships come into our lives to shape and mold us into our highest selves. Like the rock formations, seashells and sand are weathered and polished by the ocean waves, we are shaped and smoothed by the forces of our relationships.
Do what you say you are going to do. If things have changed and you are moving in a different direction, be honest and clear with others. Be reliable and consistent. Admit when you are wrong. Apologize and make amends as needed.