When we keep stress in the closet, we aren't doing ourselves any favors. Instead, bring these everyday items out of storage and put them to good use to minimize the negative impacts of stress.
If we don't take time out of our day to really tune into ourselves and give ourselves some good ol' self-care, we can find ourselves in this constant place of being drained and stressed out. And frankly, that's not good for you or anyone around you. So here are 10 simple tools that can help you give without feeling drained:
We lose touch with passion and play as we grow up and learn how we are supposed to act. We lose curiosity and spontaneity, and perhaps with it the unbridled childlike exuberance that accompanies joy.
Surrendering doesn't mean you put on the rose-colored glasses and pretend your life is full of sunshine, glitter and butterflies. It's accepting your current situation and acknowledging the potential benefits and opportunities your chronic health struggles are bringing into your life.
His life experiences and adventures have made him into an inspiring grandfather with plenty of wisdom to share, even if he is quick to disagree. Every time we have a conversation I end up learning something new about his life, which ultimately shifts my perception of my own.
Wonder and enchantment has always come when I've been willing to be open, vulnerable and loving. I have never thought, "Wow, I'm glad I was unkind the...
That evolution has brought forth a new purpose; one that focuses on how I can create a world of unconditional love. This will change too. Like the direction of the wind, purpose is fleeting and ever changing.
Recently, I walked a section of the Camino de Santiago, a pilgrimage that begins in France and ends in Spain. For centuries, thousands of pilgrims of different spiritual traditions, backgrounds, and countries travel to participate in the 800-kilometer trek.
I'm going out on a limb and say most people don't even consider doing yoga in their backyards. Even among yogi friends, it's a rare bird that takes a mat outdoors to soak in the treasures summer serves up on the lawn.
(Photo: Getty Images) What's better than a killer massage, a great, full brew or an hour of video-games? When you're stressed out, sometimes what y...
As Employee Wellbeing Month gets underway, what changes can you or your organization make to help mitigate the risks of stress overload and burnout? Start your strategy by remembering that within today's complex landscape, we are more likely to do well when we feel well.
You're excited, nervous, doubtful, hopeful, ambivalent, hesitant, happy. There are just a few of the thoughts and emotions most people experience when preparing for a first date.
Bobby and Becca spent much of their lives devoted to educating Tennessee schoolchildren. But as retirement neared, the couple knew their teachers' pensions wouldn't be enough to allow them to continue living comfortably just outside Nashville. So they retired to Ecuador.
Step into the flow of your energy field and ride it. In those moments it feels as if the perfect thing falls out of nowhere into my lap and I know that I am living the dream.
We spoke to some experts in order to find out more about the relationship between emotions and pain in specific areas of the body. Scroll through until you find the pain you've been experiencing to see what emotions might be causing the pain!
When I was your age, it was basically impossible to lose a phone. If all else failed, you started at the wall jack and followed the line. There were cellphones, or, as we called them at the time, "carphones." Nobody we knew actually had one, though.
Here's how to tap into your innate resilience so you can bounce back stronger when life throws its inevitable punches.
Each of my college students - upon request - has an opportunity to receive individual feedback about their class performance beyond grade assignment at the end of each semester.
Whatever your preference, if you want to keep your mind sharp, it's important to constantly find ways to exercise your curiosity. Here are a few ideas to consider.
It's best to live towards your dreams through a gracious heart that believes the miraculous is listening. Meanwhile, prepare the way by living responsibly and the opportunities, people, and places will show up in your lives at the perfect time. It's all up to you and God.