Self-criticism used to be a part of my everyday existence. I constantly scrutinized and over analyzed every choice and every action I made. For more than three decades, I didn’t just dislike myself—I actively went out of my way to sabotage myself.
When considering a detox program, sometimes intimidating questions will arise. Will there be any eating allowed? Will I only be drinking my calories for the next X amount of days? Is this healthy? According to health and fitness expert, Nikki Sharpe, a body can’t properly detox if it can’t properly digest.
Instead of striving for a permanent state of happy, try doing a few small things that will make you smile and warm your heart. String enough of these together, and you might just find the happiness you seek! But let’s start one happy moment at a time.
Life can often feel like an uphill battle that especially follows the old adage, “Bad things happen to good people.” Unfortunately, we can’t change reality, but as Byron Katie tells us in her book, Loving What Is, we do have the power to change the way we react to bad thoughts that hold us down.
Stress is caused by countless issues and scenarios, both internal and external, so there’s no one way to cure it or cope with it. The following five books offer strategies and practices to ease stress through coloring, developing coping skills, crafting, and yoga. Try one or try them all, and enjoy the less chaotic times […]
One of the fittest men in the world offers 5 tips to harness the spark of inspiration
Life brings with it inevitable challenges, yet today it can seem as if those challenges are being presented to us at an increasing rate. How many of us are familiar with feeling overwhelmed physically or mentally, or have the sense that the changes we want for ourselves, our family and our society appear to be out of reach? Challenging conversations and uncomfortable feelings seem to greet us daily with little time to gather our thoughts before responding from a place that can sadly be driven by anxiety or defensiveness.
Empathy for others is a great asset, but you have to love yourself too
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of getting to ask alternative health expert Deepak Chopra a one-on-one question at a Q & A and group meditation event hosted in New York's Union Square.
International bestselling author and neuropsychologist Rick Hanson is an expert in brain neuroplasticity. That’s a mouthful, but all it really means is that you have the power to change your brain through the experiences you choose to have and, by doing so, also change your state of mind to one of peace, calm, and happiness.