Doing these two things -- setting an intention each morning and reminding yourself throughout the day to listen more and speak less -- will help you reprogram your brain for better empathy and understanding.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times! Babies are amazingly cute. But they move too much, they are totally unpredictable, and they will not pose. As a first time mom, who enjoys photography, I've taken a lot of baby photos. And I've learned a few tips. It takes practice, patience, and lots of shooting.
Had 6 kids; four full time step kids, two part time kids, thousands counseled now. As a therapist, probation officer and trainer, teacher, coach and scout master.
In International Living's Annual Global Retirement Index 2015, healthcare is one of the eight categories taken into account to find the best retirement havens in the world. Here are the five countries that received the top scores in the healthcare category of this year's index.
Here are hacks that will carry through your weekdays with a renewed sense of vitality, and maybe even some added joy.
Living in pencil has allowed me permission to be flexible and reminded me it's okay to readjust. I'm still working towards my goals, just not in the order I thought.
Homework can wait, but sleep cannot. Our health is important and so are our minds, but they both can't work together unless we allow them to.
One of the most influential relationships that you will ever have in your adult life is the relationship between your mind and your emotions.
Let us remember to serve others just as the hand of God is serving us. And to keep that feeling deep down within our hearts and souls that it is His approval and birthright that we are entitled to so we may all shine as beautiful woman in the world. Hold your head higher! This story is to remind all the women who may have forgotten.
I found that quite a bit of high school work could be completed during the school day. During my adolescence, I wanted to become a professional gamer. I was playing World of Warcraft at an extremely competitive level, and I was spending as much time as possible on my computer. In order for such a feat to occur, I needed all the free time I could find.
By keeping things around us, we weigh ourselves down. We stack things on shelves and we pile things in closets and we store things in bins in the attic and in the basement. We cling to them, surrounding ourselves with tangible reminders of moments past.
Divorce is never easy for anyone involved. It is an emotionally challenging psychological journey for both parents and children to undergo. But in the end, the most important thing to remember is the vulnerability of your children.
What matters bears entering more than once. This entering-more-than-once is a form of listening. It's how leaves in fall offer a deeper color on rainy days.
The workplace often brings out conflict. When you are passionate about your work and good at your job, you're not always going to agree with everyone. In fact, conflicting viewpoints are part of what makes a workplace creative and productive. But conflict doesn't have to ruin your day or damage your relationship with your colleagues.
I used to want to live without regrets as well, but this is unrealistic. Is there really a living person who truly has no regrets in the past at all? Do we really know that we will never again make a mistake?
What won't be comforting however is looking back at your life and realizing that you have spent it living someone else's. So don't! Go out there and explore, grow, visualize the best version of yourself and achieve it! You are on this Earth not to be a passive observer but an active participant! Screw living someone else's life -- here's to living YOURS!
Silence is not talked about much except in the context of how are we surviving all the noise we are living with. Surviving is what we are doing. Than...
I used to think that people who "suffered" from anxiety were being overly dramatic. After all, I have a lot going on in my life and I seem to be man...
Everyone has the ability to increase resilience to stress. It requires hard work and dedication, but over time, you can equip yourself to handle whatever life throws your way without adverse effects to your health.
Feng shui is a 3,000 year-old Chinese practice that continues to be popular in all cultures to this day because we are all searching for harmony. Consider making it a part of your life so you can work to simplify your life and "simply be."