But if you're like me and never celebrated Thanksgiving to begin with -- nor do you feel inclined to celebrate -- embrace it. Order in. Eat out. Enjoy your alone time, if it comes to that. Go for a hike. Read a book or re-watch a favorite series on Netflix. Don't feel guilty or weird.
It's not in my nature to take a pause for something when I'm dedicated to getting it done a certain way. But what I know is that stopping and asking myself if there might be an easier way is worth the potential time and energy I would save.
The worst that can happen is you don't like it and move on. But what may happen is that you change your life forever. You may just find your happy zone, where fitness is not just used to attain better health and wellness but is your gateway to fun and excitement.
Now that I am in my thirties, I can look back with pride to see how much I've grown and developed in a decade. But, if I were to have a frank tête-à-tête with my 20 year old self, here's what I'd tell her:
This isn't to say that you should go out and adopt a dog just because you think he'll help you avoid a heart attack. But even if your pets don't necessarily bring more life to your heart, they'll definitely bring more heart to your life.
Happiness is sometimes represented as elusive or fantasy metaphorically symbolized with unicorns and rainbows. It may seem completely out of reach for the even-keeled and more so for the depressed among us.
I don't remember life without her, she came into being on the 20th month of my life and has been a constant participant in my life since. Sometimes a constant nuisance, other times a constant supporter and defender of her big sister, but always a constant.
I decided to ask the real experts for advice for the best morning routine that boosts your mood, improves your productivity and keeps your days ticking over with a minimum of stress and overlooked obligations.
How do you keep your team productive? Part of having an incredible work culture, is keeping your employees happy. It will make them more productive by creating a balance. All work and no play can be draining!
Starting now, we need to get over ourselves. We need to know that, sometimes, looking bad is actually a good thing...because it means we're trying something new, we're stretching ourselves, we're taking on a new adventure.
Here are my tips on what YOU could do to create your happy moments... (And I promise, there is no need to go to the other end of the world for that, you can as easily re-create the same experience at home.)
It seems as though people are trying harder than ever to be happy these days. Yet the pursuit of happiness doesn't always have a happy ending. If you're making any of these mistakes, your efforts to increase your happiness could backfire.