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Thoughts

Anger Is a Gift

Steve Zanella | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Zanella

When you allow yourself quiet time to reflect on why you generate the feelings you do, you will find the truth behind the person you are. And when you know the person you are, you become free to become the person you've always wanted to be.

Living Yoga: The Trick to Shifting Thoughts

Wendy Reese | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

As I started treating myself with more kindness, respect, and dignity, I noticed my temperament calmed. When I caught myself losing patience, for example, in traffic or in a long line, I would gently remind myself to focus on my breath. This gave me time to be more mindful of my breathing.

How to Make Any Problem Vanish

Debbie Hampton | Posted 04.07.2015 | Divorce
Debbie Hampton

The actual circumstances aren't the problem. The problem is your thinking of them as a problem. When you change your perspective about a situation, the situation changes instantly. The problem vanishes because you no longer view it as a problem.

The Silent Space Behind Your Thoughts

Sarah Liddle | Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Liddle

Today, give yourself a break, slow down, breathe and don't strive for your goals, nor for the happiness from their attainment, strive for nothing nobler than a settled mind in the present moment.

My Mental Collection

Denise Ullem | Posted 03.11.2015 | Women
Denise Ullem

I'll tell you something. I collect a lot things: T-shirts, in towering soft stacks in my closet. Nature's hearts -- rocks, leaves, tiny sea shells-...

Teach Your Child How To Observe A Train of Anxious Thoughts

Renee Jain | Posted 03.04.2015 | Parents
Renee Jain

Research shows us that anxious thoughts are often blown out of proportion, skewed, or just plain wrong. Nonetheless, thoughts have power. Why? Because thoughts influence feelings and behaviors.

Is Your Boss Making Your Life Miserable?

Linda Ford | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Ford

This may feel as if I've asked you to suck on a lemon, but find a way, anyway, that you can to feel better about your boss. Go on... I challenge you, even though I know you're kicking and screaming with resistance, and you're about to delete this post.

50 Thoughts on 50 Shades

Lainie Fraser | Posted 04.26.2015 | Entertainment
Lainie Fraser

Seats were chosen wisely as the film was sure to be a bonding experience with whomever you were near. As the final preview came to an end the excited and nervous chatter quieted, the lights fell dark and the movie began.

Become Your Own Fortune Teller

Linda Ford | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Ford

If you really want to know what's in your future, look closely at the thoughts and emotions you think and feel most often about every aspect of your life. Are you hopeful of a good future? Do you believe you'll get what you want? Do you feel worthy of your hopes and dreams?

What Really Happens When Two or More Agree?

Catherine Nagle | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

For me, it is imperative to take the extra time and listen with your heart before agreeing any opinion expressed, and to express myself only with words of love for everyone and everything, since this will become our truth in the end.

Practicing Mindfulness

Matti Perilstein | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Matti Perilstein

What are you thinking about? You've probably been asked this question before, but how often do you consciously think about your thoughts on your own? ...

4 Powerful Mindset Shifts to Start Using Today

Elyse Gorman | Posted 02.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Gorman

If you're always focused on problems, fears and all the things that could go wrong, problems and misfortunes are exactly what you'll find. If you're predominantly focused on simply joys, love, kindness and beauty in the world, blessings and goodness are exactly what you'll find.

How To Think Like A Writer

Lauren Salkin | Posted 01.22.2015 | Fifty
Lauren Salkin

Turn off the practical humdrum switch in your brain, comforted by numbers and lists and repetitive functions that can cause carpal tunnel brain syndrome. And let your thoughts stretch your imagination.

The Importance of Loving Your Self

Osi Mizrahi | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Osi Mizrahi

Treat your self with kindness and love, and you will find that same kindness and love surrounding you. You will eventually notice the negative behavior occurring around you and choose to remove yourself from harmful relationships.

Living Life Now, Even If It Is Temporary

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

All we really have is the present moment -- where you are right now and with whom you are with. Give yourself time to think and reflect. Live purposefully. Be in the now and take it all in. Be brave. Have gratitude for what you have. Accept reality. It is all we have.

12 Poisonous Thoughts That Are Sabotaging Your Life

Carol Morgan | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Carol Morgan

Most people aren't even aware of their negative thoughts. It's almost like they have just become a habit, so it seems normal to them. Here are 12 common toxic thoughts that you need to drop in order to have a better life:

Changing Your Thoughts Can Change Your Life

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mckown

The other day my 5-year-old-son was washing his hands, a habit he has gotten into almost obsessively. I felt the need, not sure why, to explain to a f...

There's Strength in Softness: How Femininity Can Dictate the Rules in a Boy's Game

Maria X. Liu | Posted 01.13.2015 | Women
Maria X. Liu

We have to examine who's actually setting standards for what is an acceptable version of femininity. The patriarchy reaffirms this ideal of acceptable femininity to better conceptualize, understand, and control the fairer sex.

What Do Normal People Think About?

Maria Senise | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

In order to help ease my anxiety, I have to distract myself. Moving around and being productive makes it a bit easier for me to ignore the worries tha...

5 Reasons Imagination Is More Important Than Reality

Lamisha Serf-Walls | Posted 01.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lamisha Serf-Walls

While there have been many people in my life who have so kindly reminded me of the importance of being responsible and realistic, I have learned that imagination is far more valuable than reality and here are a few reasons why.

Inquire Before You Accuse

Tiffany O. Silver | Posted 01.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Tiffany O. Silver

Being fortunate to work worldwide with various people over the years, I've found there's a common denominator either leading people to their own demis...

Health and Longevity: Chalk It Up to Mind

Russ Gerber | Posted 12.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Russ Gerber

The concept of mind we're all familiar with is fast becoming the mind of the past. The decision maker, the seat of knowledge, the repository of hunche...

The Order of Things

Garret Kramer | Posted 12.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Garret Kramer

What we need to consider, then, is that chasing external wants requires thought, a lot of thought. And a lot of thought is what causes bad feelings; it detaches us from our own inner wisdom and instincts.

11 Signs It's Your First Fall in New York City

Katka Lapelosová | Posted 12.01.2014 | New York
Katka Lapelosová

Maybe it's the wind blowing through the hair of that hipster dude sitting on a bench in Washington Square Park, or admiring the healthy, pink cheeks of the toddlers and their families on their way to preschool somewhere on Lexington Avenue, but New Yorkers look their best in the fall.

How to Spot a Real Problem

Michael Neill | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

I have found in my private practice that the vast majority of the problems that occupy our thoughts and energy wouldn't even exist if we didn't give so much energy to our thoughts about them. They are illusory in nature -- nothing more than tricks of the mind.