Rather than going totally offline, small planned breaks can reap huge benefits without the stress of going cold turkey. The key seems to be in practicing mindful media use and making time for friends and family.
So many business gurus tell their followers that they need to work, work, work to get their businesses off the ground. But it simply isn't true!
I believe working on yourself and maintaining a sense of balance can be more enjoyable and I am here to present a new way of dealing with your daily life so that you manage to experience a better sense of balance in everything that you do.
Barely 16 days into 2016 and the world finds itself mourning over the passing of two beloved artists -- David Bowie and Alan Rickman. Both men were struck down by a merciless monster known as cancer.
At the start of each year, I invest time to reflect about habits I practiced the previous year and habits I want to develop in the new year. Below are 7 healthy habits I plan to practice and develop as we enter 2016.
By now you've probably created your life blueprint for 2016. At the least you've (more than likely) selected a few goals to be accomplished. Stayi...
So much wise advice, and such proof that we really can have it all. We can embrace balance, and still give time and focus to all the things that really matter in our lives.
I am all about capturing the perfect moment and love taking pictures, so when a moment is over, it is never gone. It can be re-lived, whilst perusing online photo albums and photo books. Yet do all memories need pictures to prove they took place?
You must let go to achieve. Take it in, feel it, give it back. Ballet is fleeting. The pessimistic industry saying laments that you're "only as good as your last performance," meaning the impression from live art is quickly replaced by whatever comes next.
This is my A-game. A day late, a penny short, a little frosting on the back of that card.
Mindfulness is a powerful way to help kids of all ages manage their emotions, reduce stress, focus more easily, and even develop greater empathy. Practicing mindfulness as a family will not only help you connect more deeply this holiday season, but also set the tone for a great year to come.
As we have seen, research, supports the idea that play is appropriate and necessary throughout our lives. Each stage of life presents its own challenges and play seems to provide a positive way to counter and alleviate the stresses that this can produce.
As a Taoist, what I see most here is a lack of balance. I see a lack of harmony. I see an unbridled and excessive turning away from nature in favor of human-built worlds that may be more comfortable and titillating, but are far less intricate, sublime, and ultimately rewarding. I see, too, the addictive power of our technology and the consequences that addiction has on the world we actually inhabit.
The secret is that you create your own reality. The wonderful ability of your mind is, that it can change your perceived reality of life.
This is the second part of my interview about financial literacy and responsibility with financial strategist Brian Bedford*.
Once we acknowledge that we must undertake these five actions with joy and without regret, we feel fully confident that no circumstance of the past can dim the brilliance of our future.