We can not eliminate all the stress in our lives, but we can have solid tools to help us through life's stressors. Here are a few I relied on during my stressful time.
Gratitude is a simple notion, yet one that we formally honor but once a year. But how does gratitude color our lives when we're not sitting around a table laden with turkey, stuffing and candied yams? When did you last pause to recognize and acknowledge the many things for which you are grateful?
I can't make your schedule less... errr... crazy. But I can help improve your health and well-being so you can do what is most important and meaningful to you. Because that's the point of all of this, right? Let's do this.
What would prompt someone with a serious medical condition to move, by themselves, to a foreign country without being able to speak the language? And why wouldn't they at least have a necklace, bracelet, or wallet card on them at all times to alert medical personnel about their condition?
After almost two years of full-time travel, of extended stays in Italian university towns, Croatian coastal retreats, and forested German hideaways, I've finally come home. All it took was some exploration, a lot of paperwork, and a little luck.
"All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt." -- Charles M. Shultz Stress has been a part of my life since I was a child...
Are you ready to challenge your idea of success? I went through the process almost 10 years ago with an organization aptly named Challenge Success! ...
I am happy to report I am still thriving in the service industry, but this time I am in full control. I learned an important lesson, that even sometimes in the hospitality industry it's OK to say "No."
So next time you're feeling one of the many natural but unpleasant emotions that human beings face every day, just close your eyes, focus on your breath, and give yourself a minute of relaxation that feels like an hour.
Try practicing authentic gratitude for what you already have and for what is on its way to you. Feeling like you already have what you want opens you up to receive more abundance. Simply put: Practicing gratitude makes you happy, and when you are happy good things happen.
Motherhood is hard and rewarding. That is the truth. Enjoying the journey has everything to do with how you manage the obstacles that are in front of you and the systems that you put in place to support your life.
So if you ever feel you're are not very creative, know this gift of creativity is part of who you are. Honor it, use it and share it. Because it just might change our world into an even better place.
Contrary to popular belief, working the hardest and the longest hours is not the path to management. Sure, in some companies maybe, but if that's the way to get to management in a company, I'd swiftly exit said company. In that type of environment, the "higher up" you get, the more doggish hours you're working.
The challenge of poetry is that the only things worth saying are those things that are unsayable. The joy of such work is that whatever we come up wit...
Here's the thing: You're already a vegetarian. Well, a vegetarian plus, but you eat all the things vegetarians eat already. So now you have to find out what it takes to eliminate the things they don't.
Life is a series of events, and with each event we attach a meaning. With each event we decide upon an interpretation. It is with these interpretations or attached meanings that we define who and what we are and what we can have and do. Then we go about life collecting evidence to confirm and validate these interpretations.
For centuries, writers in the science fiction genre have put into words concepts that when viewed at first blush, appear to be set in a framework of...
The way to make real, positive change is to recognize what is working, and then consciously move in that direction. Here are three examples of improving your life by celebrating what you already do well -- and doing more of it.
We've all been stressed before. And it can create knots in your back, arguments in your relationships, and affect your performance at work. Whether i...
As an expat retiree, you'll find yourself with more free time: time to retool and learn new skills. Time to spot opportunities, and to pursue them. Your retirement is likely to be much longer than your grandfather's was. What you do with it will be up to you.