Ditch Your New Year Resolutions

Not only should you ditch your New Year’s Resolutions, you should never make them again. Seriously. Forget New Year, New You. Winter is the worst time to make big changes in your life. The worst. Sure, January 1 is the first day of the new year, and in theory, that sounds like a great time for change. But it’s not.

Inspiring Quotes from Irish Authors

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a little mindfulness! We’ve gathered some of the most beautiful, most inspiring quotes from Irish authors, both classic and contemporary. We have quotes from Oscar Wilde, Emma Donoghue, James Joyce, Colum McCann, Maeve Binchy and more ... on laughing, loving, dreaming, staying curious, learning, growing, and being you. Enjoy!

Floatation Therapy: What to Expect When You Float

When my sister told me how much she loved floatation therapy, I decided to try it. Why not? I'm an eager guinea pig even when I realize, "umm ... this is not for me." About 30 minutes into my 60-minute session, I was so relaxed I couldn’t tell if I was still breathing. Every once in a while, I’d have to remind myself that I had a body. Seriously.

The Zen of Disconnecting

When you're done reading this, turn off whatever device you're using. I'm serious. Turn it off. You can do it. Give yourself a break. Find your zen. Even just five minutes of disconnected, gadget-free zen. But not yet. First, I have to tell you what I learned while reading Chris Bailey's The Productivity Project. It has changed the way I ease into and out of each day.