School's back in session and your child has gone from two months of fresh air, regular exercise, relaxation and recreation to an indoor classroom packed with new kids to meet, coughs, sneezes, intense concentration, tests, and homework.
Saying someone's being "fake" sounds like a complaint straight from "The Bachelor." But according to a new study, that's just the impression people get when you're not honest about your feelings.
As a performer, all I want to do is give back to the world. Being up on stage and singing is one part of the joy, but what brings the process full circle is knowing that somewhere in the audience, I am affecting someone and making them think in a different way.
Three years ago, when I was 25 and a newly-enrolled college freshman (yes, you read that right), it was obvious that I was not your typical 18-year-old carrying a sheaf of spiral notebooks and fresh set of pens on her first day of classes. But I don't really have your typical life story either.
The following are three signs that you may have developed an unhealthy relationship with exercise.
I don't find depressing things depressing. I don't find problems, issues and stuck points melancholic. I certainly empathize with my clients who are in a state of doubt or confusion and draw from my own personal experiences when I've been in similar states of mind and heart.
Can you imagine if you woke up tomorrow and didn't worry about the size of your clothes? If your butt looked all right in your jeans? Wouldn't it be liberating to finally not compare or judge ourselves or others, for that matter, and accept ourselves as is?
Social media can be a wonderful tool for connecting with our friends, family and colleagues. It can also yank us out of the present moment, bombard us with messages that aren't helpful, and leave us feeling overwhelmed and unwell. How do we find a balance?
Life is sports and sports is life. While most of us will never be competing under the bright lights of the biggest arenas, we have imaged ourselves...
Even for people who don't have kids, the "back to school" mindset can awaken anxieties of long ago about returning to school. The change in temperature and light also play a role. Days are undeniably getting cooler and shorter and for those sensitive to light, this can contribute to the end of summer blues. The good news is that there is a remedy:
Setting up a lifestyle friendly foundation of radiant health will keep you more grounded and balanced. Striving for better health is a great thing and it's absolutely possible to do so in a way that enriches your livelihood. Here are three key lifestyle friendly principles for better health:
You may not have cataracts, glaucoma, or macular degeneration but your vision may be distorted in similar ways. And without clear vision -- and I'm not talking 20/20 -- we can't connect with each other.
Wellness programs -- when done right -- are just all around good for you and your company. Aside from meeting excellent company goals, a wellness program can help you to attract talented employees, maintain a positive image and keep up with your PR strategy.
The weather in most of the country has turned warm and even hot in some places. Yesterday I was walking for some "cooped up, crazy and need to get out...
With these and other tools I've learned to trust that yoga, dance and other movement are so much more than a physical practice. We heal our minds and spirits along with our bodies as we celebrate ourselves through movement.
Paul Sullivan's "Getting Workaholics to Stop and Recharge" is another welcome addition to the swelling tide of popular and academic articles focused on the balance between life and work. But the piece does one thing very poorly: put wellness within a reasonable reach.