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How To Do Nothing When Nothing Is All You Can Do

Kati Reijonen | Posted 04.11.2016 | Fifty
Kati Reijonen

The hardest lesson has been to learn how to not do anything. After decades of believing in hard work, it has been difficult to train myself to let go of doing and focus on being, even though, truth be told, working hard never got me anywhere much. But how to not do anything when there is so much to do?

How a Sidewalk Rest Stop Can Elevate Your Life

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 08.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kay Tacke Morse

I tried running one summer a few years back. I hadn't run in decades. Running hurts me. I don't get a high or lean thighs. My friend Kelley invited m...

4 Signs You Need To Take A Mental Health Day

| Jessica Stillman | Posted 08.28.2014 | Small Business

Here's the good news about mental health and the workplace: It's starting to get more of the attention it deserves. Thanks to pioneering journalism an...

So You Think You Can't Meditate: Try Joyful Resting

Mary-Lou Stephens | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary-Lou Stephens

By now I think we've got the message. Meditation is good for us and we really should do it. Everyone from Russell Brand to Rupert Murdoch is espousing...

The Gifted Speaker: Baby Your Voice

Michelle Hakala-Wolf | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Hakala-Wolf

I have found that my vocal chords and my throat are like a canary in a cave. If they don't feel right, a cold, flu or other general cootie is generally right around the corner. Does this send panic through me as I set out to sing or act? Yes it does. Does the same issue hold true for public speaking? Yes it does.

Forgiveness, Loving and Responsibility

Sondra Kornblatt | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Sondra Kornblatt

Forgiveness, you think, might be a good idea. But you may not know how to get there from here.

At 59, What is My Favorite Cheap Thrill?

Roz Warren | Posted 02.25.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

At 59, there's one thing I know I can always rely on to make me happy.

A Good Rest Is Half the Work - Today's Buddha Doodle

Molly Hahn | Posted 06.11.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

Love Buddha Doodles? Join the party, it's FREE, and you're automatically entered in my monthly contest!...

Taking Rest Is Wisdom For The Ages

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 06.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Many of us are so busy doing whatever it takes to keep all the balls bouncing that we fail to even notice how depleted we are becoming until the wheels begin to fall off our wagon and something forces us to stop.

7 Ways To Take A Middle-Of-The-Day Vacation

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 09.27.2011 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Tell the truth to yourself about how much time you actually -- other than sleep -- truly come to rest: not accomplishing anything, not planning anything, not going anywhere. Probably not much time at all, if you're like me.

How to Truly Unplug and Recharge While on Vacation

Matthew Edlund, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Matthew Edlund, M.D.

When was the last time you took a vacation and came back really rested? If my patients are any indication, it's an uncommon event.