Like all good things, we must learn to moderate our use of technology, lest it become an addiction or a crutch or an excuse to disengage from human contact.
"No one is longing to meet a desperate, needy, angry, withholding, controlling person. If your beloved is out there they can't pick up your signals if...
How often do we give ourselves the gift of celebrating our life journey? Not just the milestones and highlights, but taking the time to really dig i...
These are a few reminders I practice to keep my focus on all that feels right, and offset the things that are hard. Try them on for size, or make your own list of reminders to open your heart to the blessings around you.
My point here has less to do with little league baseball and everything to do with the human spirit and its amazing capacity to keep pushing forward when things are uncertain or challenging.
Adopting an attitude of gratitude helps us to be lighter in life so we can see the humor and joy in our moments. It also helps us to recognize what a gift and privilege it is to be here alive in the world.
If things feel unbalanced in several areas of our life, our mindset and perspective can become clouded. In these states, it can be difficult to find the best way to get back on track to living a balanced, joyful way of life.
What exists at the heart of our core? Is it our feelings, thoughts and experiences? Is it our beliefs, values and principles? Or is it the very essence that makes us who we are?
These 10 creative ways to quiet my mind and lead with my heart can easily be applied throughout the day. They are practices and reminders to help build my mindful muscle in order to worry less and love more. Try them on for size if you wish, and perhaps they will be a fit for you too!
Shaking off your blues can be a lot easier than you might think. Below, we've gathered some simple tips that are good to remember when it all seems like too much to bear.
I managed to make shifts so I can live more in the present, and I know with complete confidence that you can to. So here are five ways you can start living in the present moment.
When you're first getting started, meditation can feel like a mysterious and daunting task. In truth, the most important step to beginning meditation is quite simple and concrete: Just take the time to do it.
As anyone who has ever spent time feeling down in the dumps or had a conflict with an irate co-worker knows too well, it can be tough to stay cool, calm, patient, and kind on a regular basis, especially in the face of discomfort.
When we live in the past or fret about the future, we rob ourselves of the opportunity to bask in the joy of "right now." So bask away and you may be surprised to see that more of the same is right around the corner.
This idea of asking questions, and not just any questions, but the biggest, baddest, life-changer type, is probably one of the oldest techniques in the book for shifting your mindset and changing the way you operate in your day to day. Did you read that book, or did you miss that one?
My challenge of going a whole day without judging actually turned into an exercise that said less about the people around me and more about myself; it caused me to start examining myself.