Vacation starts now... right after you answer that one quick email. But before you know it, you've spent the whole morning in your hotel room. Sound familiar?
Our body is constantly taking in "insults" -- the buzzing of our phones, text messages, a constant flood of emails or a seemingly endless to-do list. As we experience these insults repeatedly throughout the day our health and productivity are compromised.
Did you happen to come down with one of those awful bugs that were going around this winter? If so, you might recall not just how lousy you felt, bu...
Today, we need to make our intention to move towards happiness and fulfillment and love. We need to get the rejection out of our heads and move towards a brand new life. And remember, when you are rejected first reflect and then redirect your life to a brighter tomorrow.
That's why expressive arts therapy can be so effective. The process of confronting and overcoming the inner blocks in our minds allows a great healing to take place. We can heal old wounds and release old blocks, so that we can express what our souls truly want us to express.
The effects of stress remain on the fringes of medicine today, despite reams of research as to the toxic effects of chronic stress on the body. But as we get more ambient, real time data from smartphones and wearable devices, I believe we will have an ever more concrete and undeniable perspective on stress.
When young, we want to dive into everything. But as we age, we surrender more than dive, and so feel the magic of the wind along the way.
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How do you balance your time so that you are fulfilling what makes you and your loved ones happy? My five steps to de-stress works in all situations, just keep what you most value in your mind and follow the five steps below whenever you feel stressed or overwhelmed.
Well, let's see. Most of the civilized world as a whole is driven by entertainment. Two of the primary platforms of entertainment are television and film.
Summer splendor! It's the time of year to spend more time outside than in; more time barefoot grounding on grass, in the ocean, rooting into the ea...
With my daughter only nine years old, I was very discreet in dating and careful about bringing anyone into our home, or in allowing men to meet my da...
Many people still feel that if they retire abroad, they'll end up somewhere in the back of beyond, without connection to their loved ones back home. But the ability to communicate instantly with almost anyone, almost anywhere, is now woven into the fabric of modern life.
Three years ago, everything changed for my son and me when he was struck and killed in a pedestrian crosswalk by a distracted driver. Parents who hav...
If we are unable to say No from a position of health, then we will also be unable to say Yes from a position of health. There is a relativity of health within this balance. We need both. When we are able to embrace this dynamic fully, we can begin to navigate our lives from a position of deep internal knowing and deep internal truth.
A big house or a new car won't actually make you happier; it's the simple joys in life that bring true happiness. Read on to learn 15 simple ways that you can start living a happier life today.
I just saw Inside Out over the weekend with my family and I really enjoyed the movie. I'll leave it to the experts on memory to comment on whether the way the film portrayed the way that short-term memories are encoded, stored, and used is close to accurate. I loved the way it was done using the little balls, tinted with the color of emotions.
All the valuable things we can learn from books point to the force of life that can't be contained in a book. This poem explores this paradox.
For years I hid. Hid behind brands and labels, coats and hats, chef knives and hot pans, bullying and criticism of others, substances altering all reality and one harmful relationship after another. What or who are you hiding behind?
Nestled in an Andean valley at 6,000 feet, the Bolivian city of Tarija is truly one of South America's great undiscovered gems. You'll find colonial architecture, a near-perfect Mediterranean climate, and vineyards outside town stretching to the horizon. It's also one of the most affordable cities in the Americas.