Adrenals impact our ability to have a healthy libido, lose weight, sleep, become pregnant, get out of bed, and digest our food, as well as other behaviors.
In an effort to eliminate the need for you to make yet another decision (because it's hard enough already to choose between chocolate or vanilla buttercream... both?), we wanted to highlight our top picks for the tech savvy planner.
Volunteerism is win-win. It always has been, and it always will be. But for brides and grooms preparing for their upcoming nuptials, volunteering can also be a welcome source of much-needed peace during wedding preparations.
Looking back, it's obvious that my lifestyle wasn't sustainable. But back then, I wore my workaholism like a badge of honor. The way I saw it, I had an awesome job and would work as hard as it took to do well. Instead, it was a classic case of burnout.
Much like Dexter Morgan, the lead character of Showtime's serial killer series, I go about life with a "dark passenger" in tow. Except what's haunting...
You can spend so much time worrying about the past and future that you fail to do the things you need to do today, and that is what will undermine your tomorrow.
It's not just because they look pretty.
How does the heart relate to mindfulness? Mindfulness is about being present to what you're feeling, thinking and sensing. Connecting to our hearts enables us to be in "the heart of the moment," and if you don't want to get hooked into those thoughts and feelings, you let them pass through.
I realized that I may have reached a place in my life where this time could easily be my favorite part of the week. Sunday nights are the gift of pause, a deep breath, a comforting ritual in which we abide, often without noticing.
Talk about a tiny home.
Why do we feel the need to prove we can do it all? I bet, if you really tried, worked endlessly, didn't sleep and stopped doing anything just for fun, you could probably do it all. But at what cost?
The survival instinct designed to give us tools to fight or flee has turned on us. Now that it is on inappropriately, this response can have the opposite effect. Instead of saving our lives, it can contribute to insomnia, depression, panic attacks, and a host of other health concerns.
Working with your breath this way can help you free your body of tension. Many of us are unaware of the tensions that are with us 24/7. Our breathing is designed to help us release any tensions that have become so much a part of us that we no longer sense their presence.
Trying to do it all with so much on your plate, such as careers, parent responsibilities and household chores is not easy.
A small pot of moisturizing cream changed my life. Allow me to explain.
With employees working long hours -- their shoulders hunched over computers and checking email at lightening speed -- it's no wonder many don't take the time to breathe. But breathing is more important than ever before.
Sometimes we assume people need something sooner than they really do. We say yes or break our own mental flow to meet other peoples' requests. Part of self-care on the job is having the courage to clarify incoming requests, negotiate deadlines, or give people a "heads up."
Despite being a stage-five worrier, I try to keep my anxiety in its proper perspective. But after researching and writing a piece published earlier this week about what stress is doing to your body, I realized I still have a long way to go when it comes to handling the ever-present stress in my life.
We all know that our lives are overbooked, and it seems to be getting worse. But lately I've been wondering if we're busier than we really need to be. Are we creating extra work and obligations for ourselves by thinking we're more essential than we actually are?
Reconnecting with joy made me realize that success is living in all parts of who I am. If you are struggling, honestly reflect on how your choices affect you and adjust accordingly to what's true to you.