Waiting in line can be a tedious experience. It can also be an opportunity to be mindful, an excuse to dream, or a chance to meet new and interesting people.
Rethinking the way we perceive stress may actually improve our physical and mental performance. It may be easier to give in to our fears, but you will accomplish much more in life and feel a greater sense of pride for facing them.
Getting creative with pumpkins is both fun and a great way to practice mindfulness... and you just may end up with some unique gifts and seasonal décor that will transform your home into a fall oasis.
But what can this wise man, the author of 72 books who refers to himself as a simple Buddhist monk, really teach world leaders -- and all of us -- about wellness in a world increasingly turning to high-tech, high-cost medicine? After all, this is a man who believes, "We have more experts but more problems ... more medicines but less health."
After nearly a century of vilifying, discrediting and simply ignoring wellness, the medical community is at long last stepping outside the hallowed hallways of traditional medicine and embracing healthcare and healing strategies beyond the purely clinical.
When a waking dream is sufficiently clear, and potent -- if not magical -- it's good to pay attention. After all, it's a message to yourself and something you can share.
Meaningful, personalized, whole person engagement ensures that the investment in health and wellness will be maximized for both the companies and people who need it to work. If employers and employees buy in to this, both will be happy, healthy and productive for years to come.
True health reform is not about spending more money, taking more drugs or having more tests. It's about a collaborative relationship between the patient, their body and health care professionals, all of whom are focused on what is best for the patient and not only on financial advantages.
We thank each other all the time -- for holding doors, minor favors and common services. But when is the last time you thanked yourself?
These seven exercises will strengthen your mental flexibility, prepare you be more resilient to change and help you be more successful at work (because nimble thinking is often rewarded). And frankly, maybe you'll have some fun doing things differently for a change.
Overtraining is pervasive and misunderstood. Too much of anything can be bad for you, including exercise.
As you wrap up another workday, the last thing you may be inclined to do is sit there and think about what happened. But if you want a more relaxing, stress-free evening, reflecting on the good stuff will go a long way.
Have fun and be creative! Kids love to help "build" their own healthy snacks. Use produce with different textures, shapes and colors and let your child create healthy treats that will excite her/his imagination and appetite.
Olivia Newton-John has been crusading wellness throughout the world. Her mission, having become a "thriver" after surviving breast cancer when diagnosed in 1992, led her on a personal journey.
There are parts of you that strive and fall short; there are parts of you that feel broken. Those are the parts that let in the light. Don't run from your imperfections.
As fashion collides with wearable technology, what we wear will most likely be transformed in surprising and complex ways.