If we schedule time to go to the gym for physical health and fitness, why not do the same for a mental workout to maintain fitness of mind and spirit? So I found a quiet pool in a corner of my world and jumped into the deep end, head first (pun intended).
Birthdays are times for gifts. For John-Roger, a #1 NY Times best selling author, his birthday is always a give back time, a thank you time. He giv...
We may not be able to view our world through time-lapse technology like filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg, but we can slow down and tune into our senses while outside in nature. Our five senses are the keys that unlock the door to the now moment- and through that doorway, peace resides.
What if you could learn money habits that would set you free from the bondage of financial ruin? Money is paper and coins used as an exchange to purchase goods. It's also energy.
I know these small gains can seem almost meaningless, especially in the beginning. But small habits can actually deliver incredible progress very quickly.
8. The hilarious text your friend sends you. Maybe it's a dream she had about you. Maybe it's a really ugly picture of her face. Maybe it's the poop emoji. I hope you have friends like mine, or else this could sound weird.
A clearer understanding and acceptance of oneself is the route to connection. My last partner, who was HIV negative, told me that my OKness with my HIV status helped him be comfortable with it.
Rj and I were in our usual spots at the bikram yoga studio with ten minutes before class was to start. We were engaged in our usual pre-class routine...
I believe there will come a day when we no longer see one another's flaws and instead witness one another's beauty. I believe confident people laugh often and forgive easily. What do you believe?
We surround ourselves with barriers, with reasons not to take the step out into the unknown. We don't follow our bliss, because although the idea of adventure is exciting, actually taking the chance is terrifying.
When your thinking goes up, your mindfulness goes down, and vice versa. You should become familiar with how each mode feels.
Snap, snap, snap. Head goes back down towards the phone. I see the girls on their phones, my own eyes locked on the edit button of my screen. Suddenly, it hits me. I am missing this. And so are these girls. We are missing this.
Just like any self-improvement, there are small steps you can take to get on the right path. And the road to a more positive self-talk begins with going on a diet from these four words: should, have to, can't, and never.
Turn off the cellphone for an hour, a day, or a week. Unplug the earbuds. Hike the Appalachian Trail, or a piece of it. Sleep out under the stars. Lie in the grass and watch the clouds drift by. Get to know a flower or a tree on a first name basis.
This energy doesn't require dimensions. It transcends the demand for possession. The yoga mat is a portal. And on it you don't need to know all of the answers. You don't even need to know what you might find inside.
From listening to everyday people to personal development authors to hearing an instructional video on how to do better blogs -- I took charge of what went into my head and made a choice to fill it with positive thoughts.
Maybe I need to change my tactics and use my super powers for something other than fighting doors. Perhaps instead of fighting I should learn to just stand clear.
Stretching the mind includes taking some risks, a few leaps of faith and a willingness to make glorious mistakes. But the good news is there's no such thing as failure.
The threshold between love and marriage, The Ten Days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, creates a rich and relevant context to re-look into our lives.
When I coach people on the obstacles that may be slowing them down or even sabotaging their dreams, often it comes down to behaviors that can be easily corrected. But it begins with honestly assessing and recognizing what it is.