Months after my father died, I found myself in New York City, wandering through the Museum of Modern Art, a place I love. On the third floor, in an exhibit featuring the work of Gauguin, I felt his presence strongly.
It doesn't matter if you go for a stroll or sit back and put your feet up with a nice glass of wine. Everyone needs some relaxation time to relieve stress and calm the mind and body. And if in that time, you can also add a few laughs, sing a few songs or dance a few steps, so much the better.
This may feel as if I've asked you to suck on a lemon, but find a way, anyway, that you can to feel better about your boss. Go on... I challenge you, even though I know you're kicking and screaming with resistance, and you're about to delete this post.
"Being an expat isn't always easy," she said. "It's kind of like having children. If someone had told us beforehand what it was really going to be like, we might not have done it." But at the end, she said, "When it's all over, it's so rewarding and so worth it."
You were once an expert at being present, and you can be once again. Here are some fun ways that you can practice mindfulness as inspired by a child.
"Play it as it lies" is a cardinal rule in golf, the acceptance of wherever the ball lands -- favorable or not. For golfing great David Graham, with a career of 35 worldwide wins who will be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in July, the phrase takes on a philosophic meaning.
Though a sedentary life can lead to many disease, it alone is not a disease. It's a behavior. And that means it's most definitely one you can change, even if you drive a desk for a living and love watching television at night.
Look up from your phone, engage with the people around you and you maybe be surprised at the connections you will make! Even if your not looking for love being constantly on your phone makes you seem unavailable to people around you.
Your own inner voice is your soul's compass and that is what is so important to keep calibrated so that you are able to be authentic with yourself and then others. The only way to do this is to spend time with yourself alone and nurture that relationship.
We believe we have found the key to happiness. It's the brilliant warming orb in the sky called the sun. That it took us this long to discover that sunshine really is the key to happiness ... well, that's another matter. You see, we got sidetracked by something else called 'life.'
I am a life-long teacher, which means I am a life-long student. I come from a lineage of teachers. And so, I offer this small poem about this noble ca...
The name will make you giggle and giggling is good. But the affliction is real and many suffer from it. Fear-based management is prevalent. Think a...
When we experience wonder we are open to discovering the joy and beauty of life. I think that wonder can happen in a matter of seconds. Here are some of the things you can do to have "Wonder Moments" at any time during the day.
Doing research on the history of discrimination against gay men and woman was both horrifying and fascinating. One of the things I wanted to show in the film was that discrimination and prejudice were not simply the result of a few bad apples, but rather an institutionalized system of oppression.
It is ironic that people dash through life trying to figure things out, furrowing their brows in deep concentration and boring their minds like laser beams into making decisions without ever wondering what "mind" is in the first place.
Many women face these struggles but the ones who break free of the rut and go on to live happier, more joyful lives seek guidance and help from wise sages, teachers, and coaches. Today I'm going to help you begin to find your way back to happy with these six inspiring quotes from Rumi.
And if you're feeling stressed? That's something you can change, right now, without needing your manager's "approval" or anybody else's permission. Your mind. Your day. Your job. Your life. You are in charge.
When children are in the throes of anxiety, even if they've acquired tools to manage their worry, sometimes it's hard to remember the steps to take to feel better.
As human beings who thrive on connection, we are naturally inclined to try to help people to be happy and to eliminate their suffering. We can truly help others by putting ourselves at their service to help them think through their own challenges, building their brains, and empowering them to grow.
That being said, there are three principles I've discovered that help keep my fire going. These principles are the reasons I'm able to keep pushing past the doubts and insecurities that try to hold me down.