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Personal Space

The Tyranny of Noise

Joan Moran | Posted 05.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Joan Moran

You have the ability to control your environment even when that environment is intrusive and negatively affects your energy.

Acknowleding Others

Judith Bowman | Posted 04.07.2016 | Business
Judith Bowman

Whether you are waiting to cash-out or check-in to your hotel room, standing in line at Starbucks or a business networking event ... or just passing another in the hall, being ignored and feeling invisible has become commonplace.

The Illusion Of Personal Space

The Week | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 08.20.2015 | World

A fight broke out in my yoga class a couple of weeks ago. One minute we were all happily greeting one another and arranging our mats in neat rows; the...

Can I Get Some Space, Please?

Elaine Alguire | Posted 05.22.2016 | Parents
Elaine Alguire

n motherhood, our space is constantly compromised. It happens from the beginning, when we have babies nursing and sleeping on our chests. Then, soon after, we have toddlers climbing into our beds in the middle of the night, drinking out of our cups

Don't Comfort Me, I Need to Cry

Kate Russell | Posted 05.13.2016 | Parents
Kate Russell

Sometimes we need to remember that our children do not need to be rescued from their wave, that they are more than capable of riding it through to the end and sometimes this is exactly what they need to do to feel better and move on.

The Noise Can Be Too Much

Lindsey Mead | Posted 04.13.2014 | Women
Lindsey Mead

"For the most sensitive among us the noise can be too much." I have not been able to get Jim Carrey's tweet on the occasion of Philip Seymour Hoffman's sudden death out of my head. That line has been running through my thoughts pretty much constantly since Hoffman's death.

How to Fend Off Work (and Life) Freak-Outs

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 03.15.2014 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

What better way to learn a valuable, humbling lesson than by having a total, unadulterated freak-out? Having two of them. I would know. Though each ...

Personal Space Invasion: Thoughts on Belly-Touching During Pregnancy

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 11.07.2013 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

People thought of my belly as the baby. The fact that my skin and muscle were in the way was irrelevant.

How To Make Enormous Progress

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Sometimes you have to leave behind everything and everyone you know in order to really, truly discover and connect with yourself. To regroup and recalibrate. There's nothing wrong with this, in fact, it's absolutely necessary in order to continue growing as an individual.

Debate: Should You Be Able To Do As You Please In The Skies?

Katherine Patke | Posted 06.01.2012 | Travel

Last week the story of a woman who was removed from an American Airlines flight by pilots because of her offensive clothing became big news. American ...

Spring Clean Your Life

Dr. Michelle Callahan | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michelle Callahan

Maybe you've only thought about "spring cleaning" in terms of straightening up and clearing out your physical space, but what about applying that same principle to the less tangible aspects of your world?

Better Homes And Gardens: Buddhist Edition

Lodro Rinzler | Posted 09.04.2011 | Religion
Lodro Rinzler

When you take good care of your living space, you are affected in a positive way. Not only is a well-tended environment a gift to yourself, you are also offering it to others.

Walking In LA. Nobody Walks In LA.

Lila Nordstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lila Nordstrom

We all know the rules of the road, but as gas becomes more expensive and we learn more about the environmental hazards driving imposes, it might be a good time to focus on learning a new skill: walking.

How To Cope With Personal Space Intruders (VIDEO)

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

When someone intrudes on your personal space, stick to the high road.Try to remedy the problem using these tips.

How To Get Someone Out Of Your Personal Space | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The invasion: An acquaintance greets you with an unwelcome bear hug or a slobbery kiss. The defense: Head off advances with your body language. "You ...