You're going to be successful at some things and you'll fail at others. One of the best things you can do through it all is to own it. People will respect you for that. Why? Because you're willing to show them that you'll own it through both the good and the bad.
Stress is one word we don't like to talk about. I've listened to those in leadership call for it when they say, "I'm so stressed," "I'm stressed out"! But the truth is the something called "stress" is nothing short of an inner, physical feeling of anxiety or "strain."
Do you sometimes feel that meditation is just an old Asian torture method, designed for those who live in caves with wild tigers, snakes and have 30 h...
If you're waiting for your next big vacation to truly de-stress, you may be putting yourself at risk for burnout. Here in the U.S., we don't even guarantee paid time off for all, making us the only advanced country leaving our workers with zero time to regroup.
In recent days I have encountered several people who declare their current job is not providing them with the feeling of fulfillment, yet when asked, ...
I used to look at people like that with a mixture of admiration and annoyance. Then one day I asked myself, what are they doing that is different?
Olympic Medalist Deena Kastor After Setting Four World Records. Photo Credit PhotoRun.net/Competitor Group At 5'4" and onl...
Choose to spend a lifetime of growth towards attaining a nimble mind. It's time we reclaim our lost souls from mass productions of any kind, and become masters of our lives, our destinies and our selves.
We fall in and out of the deepest understandings out in the world while getting groceries and pumping gas. Another Day I was in the market recently,...
Has this ever happened to you? You are at a fork in the road. One path leads to your dream life and a fulfilling career and the other path is what is tried and true and what is expected by your parents. The pull of both is equally strong and for this reason, but you're afraid to move forward for fear of disappointing your parents.
When I was twenty years old, I got a job at a gym in West Hollywood called Crunch Fitness. West Hollywood is gay central with rainbow flags hanging everywhere. I had no clue. None. Zero.
If you're in the middle of a busy workday or if you have young, demanding toddlers around, you might find it impossible to carve out even 30 minutes to meditate or do yoga. Sometimes there just aren't enough hours in the day.
I quit my job at Dell, crammed some stuff into a backpack, and went to Southeast Asia (and a few other places) for about six weeks. Not exactly "traveling the world" as we only went to a few countries, but it was more of a backpacker/adventure travel experience than I had ever had previously.
There really isn't a class that you can take, or a way to mentally prepare for all of the ups and downs that can occur when dealing with your significant others ex, specifically when it comes to their children.
The battle with anxiety and stress is an uphill battle, but it is up to us to ensure that we do not let it take us down. Listen to your body and do not let stress take you down.
To the uninitiated, meditation appears mysterious and downright strange. To the well-practiced however, it's just a normal part of their daily routine. So how does meditation really work, and how are you supposed to do it?
During my cancer journey, I was able to see my heart on a screen during a test in which I was injected with radioactive dye, so they could trace the f...
The irony is that change is the only sure thing -- which is why being able to shift your interpretation of it is going to be far more helpful than any effort to stop change from happening. Here are some ways to start to make that shift, and reduce the negative effects of the stress of change.
The most critical step is listening -- not just listening to the words but to the story behind the words. The backstory is where we learn about other people so we truly understand where they are coming from.