Having children is natural and something we are designed to. It is important to understand that humans like all animals, have instincts when it comes to our biology, and it is only our false belief that the birth and parenting of our offspring requires more than nature already provides for in our DNA.
I had been looking for the Rothko Chapel long before I knew of its existence. I had a primal yearning for contemplative spaces I could just barely see in my mind's eye, let alone describe.
Iced Teas are double-strength in pitcher and watered down for your final recipe. Ask for "no water" for a much stronger (and, in my opinion, more effective) flavor.
They fell in love and then they fell to work - serving Detroit and its people. This is my brief account of how romance brought together two of Michigan's pioneering philanthropists - Katherine Whitney McGregor and her husband Tracy.
Set a limit to how many hours that you will drive that day and stick to it - I will only drive 10-12 hours a day maximum during winter hours and 12-14 during summer (More daylight. I don't care for driving alone at night) Even if I make better time than expected, I will not drive any farther in a single day.
Dare to be original and retrain yourself to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be. Be present in the small every-day moments. When you are eating lunch, look at your food and taste it. Savor every bite. Sip your drink. Enjoy it. If you do feel that you need to change, know and believe that you have the resources to do so.
The way we work is broken when scores of talented people can't attend to their basic human needs. Until the larger systemic issues are fixed, these and other stories continue to push me to create stress-relief strategies that can actually be incorporated in your super-hectic day. Here are 10 such strategies to try when you have five minutes or less.
Beautiful ideas Pathways of light Embody my soul Relinquish my ego Perspective. An array of light A hinder, a fever, A cleansing period, Perspectiv...
I once read somewhere that if you're looking for the perfect man to fulfill your dreams, become the woman you would marry if you were a man. I thought this message was right on target and so clear that it got me to start working on my self-image and take my mind off what I expected from a man.
My vision, my desires, my future starts today. I am longing for the silent spaces. Not physical solitude per se, but for the silence. For the still...
I was trying to read a book of poets from all over the world but the day and the light led me to feel their lives. This is the poem that arrived.
Stress used to be the domain of older teens aiming for highly ranked colleges. But these days, even the youngest children in my psychology practice are complaining about trouble falling asleep, stomachaches, fears of making mistakes or doing badly on tests.
I used to be one of those stressed out people until I incorporated five simple habit shifts and my life changed for good.
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.