As Friedrich Nietzsche said, and as is quoted in the mindfulness journal Do One Thing Every Day That Centers You, “A thought, even a possibility, can shatter us and transform us.” When we are trying to transform ourselves, sometimes it’s the simple things that can be the most helpful.
Articles by Gretchen Stelter
July is filled with some hilarious and quirky holidays, so we thought we’d celebrate some of our favorite July reads in conjunction with the holidays that complement them. Read on to find five new great reads for personal growth available in July.
LAT is becoming more prevalent in the United States, but it’s certainly not new. It’s a choice that appeals to those who want to maintain independence (socially and financially), family boundaries, and their own homes. It’s becoming a more common choice for older adults—who may have children and their own homes before the relationship begins—but younger people are also embracing it.
June—that first month we finally get to call summer—is named for the goddess Juno, the queen of the Roman gods and protector of women. It's also considered a time to celebrate light and consciousness, making it the perfect month to focus on strong, brilliant, out-of-the-box thinking women and the books they authored for self-improvement, self-acceptance, and perhaps a little self-indulgence. It just seems fitting to kick off this season celebrating writers, creators, and experts who are goddesses in their own right. Here are our top 5 wellness books for the month of June, and they are all penned by women (goddesses). Enjoy!
For yoga purists, there are plenty of classes out there to practice pranayama and asana. For everyone else, well, there are a lot of new choices out there. This summer, some older yoga fads are holding steady while some are popping up anew. So if you’re the type of person who can get on board with a remix, here’s what’s worth a second look, what’s worth dropping in on, and what you can probably skip.
One great way to gauge our wellness is by listening to our guts, which also means looking at the product of that area. Yes, I’m talking about poop.
According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting 40 million adults. That’s 18 percent of the population.