Research has shown how important relationships are to well-being. I treasure my time with my girlfriends. I'm grateful they're there to share their lives, give their feedback and hold our hands if need be.
After some serious reflection, I realized that much of my current path is rooted in the medieval Persian poetry with which I grew up -- my spiritual North Star.
I believe true health involves a thorough mental and spiritual approach to caring for one's wellbeing -- an approach I've found very effective in my life. Lissa's message included both of these elements that are so often left out of doctors' assessments.
Do you find yourself steering clear of difficult conversations with your spouse, your children, your co-workers, your boss? We all have defense mechan...
Brenda Brock knows a lot about natural ingredients. Her beauty line Farmaesthethetics boasts complete natural ingredients and sustainable cultivatio...
Cadbury Creme Eggs, Peeps, Robin's Eggs: We love you. But you pack quite the caloric punch. Figure out what it'll take to burn off those Easter season indulgences before you hit the candy aisle.
While it is natural to reflect on upsetting experiences, brooding involves replaying the same scenes in your mind and reliving the emotional distress you felt at the time. Once you are in the habit of ruminating, the urge to brood can be easy to trigger and difficult to ignore.
Forgiveness isn't a pardon. It acknowledges the wrongs and then wraps them in compassion and acceptance. Forgiveness is an inside job, quietly accepting the apology you never received. Forgiveness is a difficult road. But you're worth it.
Many go from one diet center to another, or read diet book after diet book, looking for the easy, shed pounds quickly approach. They just want to live in the sequins and have someone else put on the snow boots and do the hard work for them. While it sounds easy, and may work short-term, the only way to true weight management is to put on your snow boots and stomp on the obstacles.
We have minds that race at a speed we can barely comprehend. We live in bodies that endure wear and tear of non-stop stress. We have souls that are constantly being pulled and pressured by the energetic demands of life.
We hope to use this toolkit to convince HR directors, caterers, hotel chains, event planners, and some of our gracious bosses that it's easy to put together a satisfying and delicious meal or snack that won't undermine the health of their employees and guests.
It's no secret we're more stressed out than ever. The good news is stress and anxiety are highly manageable. Make the following three steps part of your daily wellness tool kit to start feeling better tomorrow.
Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social ch...
You don't need to be a professional photographer (or have professional equipment) to make that love in the kitchen look like magic in a photo.
Creating a vision of what psychological health looks like in today's world is a challenge.
The act of praying itself has the power to bring about transformation. Realize that you are not alone in these difficult times. There is always an unseen hand working for you.