If the word is new to you, it might sound like a style of electronic dance music or a pharmaceutical. No, eudaimonia can't be downloaded from the cloud or packaged in a pill. But eudaimonia is a remarkable type of experience that can improve health and well-being, for yourself and others.
Over the past nine months, the FBI has arrested five African Americans suspected of sympathizing with ISIS. These arrests necessitate an examination of why some African Americans might be drawn to violent extremist groups.
I feel my hair bounce like a Breck commercial as I smile at puppies and passers-by. I imagine myself as the Italian girl walking through Florence in the black and white poster that hung in so many college dorms. That I look nothing like a hair model or 20-year-old Italian is moot. The sun on the street mirrors my mood and I give thanks to the great gift of time.
We look forward to his on-air response, and hope that Dr. Oz will be transparent and honest about his methods, intentions and future behavior.
I allowed the time off and the consequential stillness of my present to no longer hinder my progress, but transform into the very thing that could guide me to a life that would serve me. What I had done in the past had not worked. Yoga gave me an alternative.
I've found that in general, people do not intend to be disrespectful, hurtful, or unsafe about food allergies. Most times people genuinely want to have positive experiences. The negative experiences I've had centered around miscommunication or assumptions.
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New studies are adding to a growing body of evidence that religion may help deter smoking, particularly among marginalized groups that have the greatest health risks.
So in a world that is getting quite complex, thankless and violent, yoga exercises can help to pull things back into shape. One of its interesting benefits is that it helps to boost your gratitude meter.
The International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression (iFred) is galvanizing support on Saturday, May 2, for Global Day of Hope, when ...
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The Hippocratic Oath is an oath historically taken by physicians. It is one of the most widely known of Greek medical texts. It requires a new physician to swear, upon a number of healing gods, to uphold specific ethical standards.
Shame. It governs our lives in more ways than we'd want it to. Any cringe, embarrassment, infraction of social norms; It is a learnt mechanism to pull us back into a narrative that we have been told our whole lives.
Until D.C.s mental health system can truly operate as a system, thousands of kids like Latisha will continue to fall through the cracks. Ultimately, if not enough progress is made on childhood mental health, Mayor Bowser risks not making progress on homelessness, improving schools, and in so many other areas she has on her agenda.
I am overwhelmed with gratitude because as I begin this journey into motherhood, into becoming a goddess of giving and devotion to others, my yoga practice nurtures me.
Attaining the goal of good mental health for all requires every single one of us to get involved and these remarkable young people give us hope.
On the one side, I smile and pretend to be excited about the event. On the other side, I have deep fears and anxieties about how things will go. And during all of this, I am worried that someone will figure out that I am faking being a functional human being.
Physically and mentally, I was slipping. A downward spiral began whirling. For 35 years, since the depths of my depression as a teenager, I've known that I can't afford to let that spiral continue. It takes me to a bad place. I also know what I need to do to heal myself. I've done it before.
More and more cases of mental health issues are popping up across the United States. In fact, 15 percent of all diseases in North America are attributed to mental illness, and a large portion of these are due to workplace stressors.
It's not something that I can control or just change whenever I want to. If I could just choose not to be anxious, I would. Since I can't, I've had to find ways to cope with it. I've found that meditation is the biggest help in calming my anxiety.