Bar Harbor, one of our favorite places, seemed a good choice. We talk about possibly retiring to Bar Harbor -- him a park ranger at Acadia, me, the owner of an adorable café/bookshop where the author is on the premises. Sherman's might enjoy a bit of a facelift.
There's a part of my heart, a deep little corner, something beyond the depths of consciousness, that needs to be rediscovered on Sundays, so I can feel complete again. So I can face another week.
Don't get me wrong, I love to travel with friends, family, or with a lover, but I am so happy I experienced a solo trip, and I'll definitely do it again (though next time I'll probably pick a spot that's less packed with honeymooners).
Known for its sophisticated beaches and enough culture to quench any traveler's adventurous and inquisitive side, Barbados is a tropical island that c...
Everything you do is practice. You are always shaping your life and your brain with how you spend your time and where you put your energy. Being mindful creates the opportunity to choose the life you practice.
To be honest, your body already has a natural "waist trainer."
In my experience, sleep has allowed me to let go of negative emotions and more quickly recall test material, which means less wasted time tiredly staring at a textbook.
We often look far and wide for the things that bring us less stress, more balance, and make life easier. When we find ourselves feeling overwhelmed, disconnected, exhausted or unhappy, we can tune in and activate any of these pulses to realign with our higher selves.
Along with a team of MBA students from the Ross Business School, I have also studied mental health programs in New York and London -- from huge corporations to public services and charities. We saw that there were eight key areas which hindered or accelerated a successful workplace mental health initiative.
All right. Stop whatcha doin' cause I'm about to ruin the image and the style that ya used to. Remember the ridiculous old rap classic "The Humpty Da...
I was given every form of support and educational resource possible, from counselors to peer mentors. What they didn't tell me is that after cancer, new battles will arise. And I'm sure some survivors won't resonate with a few of these, but for me, I wish someone had warned me...
When we think of guacamole, we automatically picture a tasty dip to eat with our favorite Mexican food. But this topping has so many health benefits t...
Stepping out the door is the hardest part of committing to exercise, so if you can get out the front door, you've won more than half the battle. Here are four tricks that I use to stay motivated and committed to my training:
I am convinced that we stretch the band with of our feelings in both directions when we experience hardship.
These are some issues you might face as you take on the challenge of self-observation as a meditation practice and hopefully as an every moment of everyday spiritual practice. As you do, it will help to remember (especially in those times when it seems like a difficult practice) the joy is in the seeing!
We fall into old habits. Go back into our comfort zone. That's ok. We're all human. You don't have to beat yourself up if you fall behind or get off track. You just have to get some support.