No matter who you are, living with a mental health condition can be challenging, but for some, culture, race, and ethnic background can exacerbate mental health challenges, and create disparities in access to quality mental health care.
There are very few of us that don't deal with injuries or niggles of some sort. So how can we prevent and manage injuries so that they don't stop us from living active lives? Here are some tips that I try to use in my training.
Scourge of cereal, corrupter of coffee, cause of more spit takes than a Donald Trump press conference: rotten milk has ruined many mornings. And yet our only defense against the potentially stomach-souring effect is the simple, unreliable sniff test.
Best practices around sustained motivation tell us that we need to think holistically, help our friend form new habits and control their lives. There is a ton of research in this area that can be distilled into a few guiding principles.
Connection is the key to presence. It allows us to see who we are and understand others. Finding more presence in your own life is hard to pin down. But, when you do feel engaged, connected and aware, something inside you clicks.
You know that moment when your favorite sports team came alive and, even though they were down in points, you just knew they were going to win or when your favorite band started to get popular, or a tweet goes viral?
Being sleepy stinks. Being exhausted feel like our nails are clinging near off the edge of sanity. Being zombie assed catatonic tired can ruin us. Why are we all so sleepy? And what the hell do we do about it?
It was my mom who armed me with the motivation and confidence to be a better man. All of my success can be traced back to the lessons she taught right in our living room. And while she's no longer with us, her wisdom, principles and legacy will surely long outlive me.
There are ways to use social media effectively and enjoy it without making us feel emotionally heavy or weighed down. Here are a few of my favorite ways to help you lighten the emotional weight of social media:
Not only was I sick physically, but I also felt lost and confused. I felt a temporary disconnection from spirit and creative flow that led me to prioritize healing. I also started to ask lots of questions.