Take a break, take a bath, and take a breath. Your body and your soul will thank you. And if you would like more advice, read on. It is February 18 and I just had my first bath of 2015.
In my mind, the "perfect" gluten-free girl is unattainable. Now that she's gluten-free, her life is wonderful. She's always cheerful, is in excellent health, and for some reason is always wearing a sports bra and tight workout shorts.
When illness becomes the strongest presence in a relationship, it changes everything. It forces both parties to grieve expectations of what society tells us is normal, which only reinforces the pressure we already feel just trying to recover.
The intellectual, social, emotional, and empathetic value of a piece of art may be hard to measure but are undeniable. A recent study found that students who visited an art museum demonstrated greater knowledge, critical thinking and empathy than those who didn't.
Following these tips will help regardless of your work setting, and wellness will become contagious because people want what others have. You will also find that a wellness attitude follows you home.
Habits -- Good; Bad; Conscious; Unconscious -- our daily lives are laden with them. You need to build a deeper awareness of your body to start buildi...
See how a mini meditation session or a whiff of grapefruit can take you from zero to productivity hero.
Despite our commitment to stand up once every 45 -- no, 20 -- minutes, we still end up getting so engrossed in our work (or whatever else happens to be on our screens) that our backside is practically numb before we remember to get off of it. To goose our good intentions, we tried three apps that promised to help us move more throughout the day. Here are our results.
Sounds pretty rough, huh? At times, yes. But it was on this journey that I learned a few unexpected lessons: the power of will power, the underestimated importance of planning, and the beauty of good 'ol real food.
There are many social situations in which you might find it awkward to have dietary restrictions. But in my experience, feeling awkward has a lot to do with external pressures, or your perception of how you are viewed. And when it comes to being gluten-free, I'm only concerned with my health.
Remember this simple, but life-changing tip constantly. Remember it especially if you find yourself getting overwhelmed or unhappy with what's happening in your life,"What can I do right NOW?" What action can you take in every moment? Inevitably, and almost like magic, the bigger picture opens to you and the next steps show up on their own accord.
What's missing, and what is so needed during this time, is a fifth phase of cancer, or the social, emotional, spiritual and psychological support for life after you are sent home to recover.
I can continue to take pleasure in small victories, moments, and search for beauty on daily basis. I can continue to love and to grow in that love -- what it means and how it can transform. And, above all, I can be grateful. I am here and I am alive and sometimes, more often than not, this is more than enough.
Most of my female friends have plenty of advice and suggestions when it comes to the topic of trust -- trusting their partner that is. But many guy...
Next time you find yourself feeling down, pick one of these ideas and go for it. Odds are good you'll reap the benefits immediately with an increase in your happiness level regardless of the weather.
This exercise will give you a chance to view your life as the force of energy that you are. When you're done, you'll have a clearer view into the things that cost and feed your energy, along with things that help you conserve it. This kind of awareness is the essential beginning of any change.