background preloader


Facebook Twitter

100 Ways to Simplify Your Life (and Make Yourself Happier) I’ve been striving to simplify my life for many years now, and have recently (through my writing) been advising others how to do the same.

100 Ways to Simplify Your Life (and Make Yourself Happier)

In the process, I’ve learned that making little changes in our attitudes, habits, and environment can have a big impact. So today, I thought I’d compile a list of 100 ways to simplify your life – from the practical to the philosophical, and everything in between. Of course, not every item on the list will work for every person reading it. 50 Life Secrets and Tips. Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment.

50 Life Secrets and Tips

Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. The Six Best Ways to Decrease Your Anxiety. We all know the uncomfortable feeling of anxiety. Our hearts race, our fingers sweat, and our breathing gets shallow and labored. We experience racing thoughts about a perceived threat that we think is too much to handle. That's because our "fight or flight" response has kicked in, resulting in sympathetic arousal and a narrowing of attention and focus on avoiding the threat. We seem to be locked in that state, unable to focus on our daily chores or longer-term goals .

As a Cognitive-Behavior Therapist with more than 15 years of experience, I have found a variety of techniques that I can teach my patients with anxiety disorders such as phobias, panic attacks, or chronic worry. {*style:<i><b> Techniques to achieve inner peace of mind (1) Reevaluating the probability of the threatening event actually happening </b></i>*} Anxiety makes us feel threat is imminent yet most of the time what we worry about never happens. {*style:<b><i> Soothing & healing strategies for your mind Check out my blog. 25 (more) clever ideas to make life easier. .

25 (more) clever ideas to make life easier

We heard you loud and clear. When we published our first list of clever ideas to make life easier last year, we received an overwhelming response. So without further ado, here’s another 25 ingenious household tips and organisational tricks that will have you saying, “Why didn’t I think of that?!” How to Make a Bug Out Bag. Your Finals Week Survival Kit: 11 Essentials for Test Time. Well, it’s that time of year again – final exams are coming up!

Your Finals Week Survival Kit: 11 Essentials for Test Time

From books to papers to presentations and everything else in between, everyone is so busy that they don’t have time to think about anything else. So to make your life just a little bit easier, here are all of the things you need for a day of writing and studying in the library so that you don’t forget anything. The times when I forget my laptop charger or notebook in my room are the worst. 1. A huge, expandable bag I use a Tiffany’s Reversible Tote that I borrowed from my mom especially for finals week because I can fit my lunch, computer, textbooks and even a picnic blanket inside it all at the same time.

Product Info: Forever 21, ASOS Now, lets fill those bags! 2. This one goes without saying, make sure that your laptop is in a case – the screen might crack from the weight of all of your notebooks if it isn’t. Color Psychology. By David Johnson Like death and taxes, there is no escaping color.

Color Psychology

It is ubiquitous. Yet what does it all mean? Why are people more relaxed in green rooms? Why do weightlifters do their best in blue gyms? 10 Instant Emotional Fitness Tools. When things get out of control and you momentarily lose your emotional balance, there are any number of little things you can do to regain it. Here are ten tools to help get you started. 1.

Wash your hands and face and brush your teeth. It cools and cleans the parts of your body that you use most frequently, which is relaxing, and gives you that "fresh start" feeling. 2. 3. Blog » Blog Archive » 23 Surprisingly Effective Treatments for Depression (One Year Later) For the live-updated, interactive version of this infographic, click here.

Blog » Blog Archive » 23 Surprisingly Effective Treatments for Depression (One Year Later)

A year ago, we published one of our most popular findings – 6 surprisingly effective treatments for depression. I went ahead and repeated the analysis today, and now we have 23 treatments in the “surprisingly effective” category for depression. This chart is based on 4,956 people with depression who participated in CureTogether surveys, compared to 944 people last year. 60 Tips For A Stunningly Great Life!! I want to shift gears from leadership to a pure focus on crafting an exceptional life.

60 Tips For A Stunningly Great Life!!

Ultimately, life goes by in a blink. And too many people live the same year 80 times. To avoid getting to the end and feeling flooded regret over a live half-lived, read (and then apply) these tips: 1. Exercise daily. 10 Life-Enhancing Things You Can Do in Ten Minutes or Less. 100 Tips About Life, People, and Happiness. How to Take a Detox Bath: 7 steps (with pictures) 13 Simple Steps To Get You Through A Rough Day.

30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself.