Are you sexually curious? Are you sexually healing? How To Ruin Your Life (Without Even Noticing That You Are) 14 Mantras For Transformation. Yesterday at a cafe I overheard a sad and astonishing conversation.
Two women about the same age were talking nearby me in line. The first said, “Yep, I turn 33 tomorrow. And hey, it’s ALL downhill from here, right? "I mean, I’ll just never be this young or in shape again. Everything will just get harder and harder. 3 Ways To Keep Calm & Carry On When You're Pissed At Work. We’ve all had those days where something or somebody has left us absolutely fuming.
Perhaps our first instinct is to run out of the office to release an almighty cathartic scream or call our best friend, however the situation simply won’t allow it. However, studies have shown that venting as a technique for managing anger isn't particularly effective anyway and tends to fan the flames rather than douse them. Instead, try these three techniques at your desk to help release anger and remain calm. 1.
Begin three-part breathing. Bring yourself to a comfortable seated position. When you're ready, slowly begin to exhale the breath completely as you consciously let go of anger, tension and negative feelings. 7 Herbal Remedies For Stress (Infographic) This Music Is Designed to Help You Relax and Sleep. Make Your Own “Sweet Dreams” Bath Soak. You may have noticed an ad in the sidebar of this website mentioning The Mom Summit which is coming up March 31st – April 7th.
I hope you will take a minute to click on it and see all the great information that is available through this FREE online conference. The aim of The Mom Summit is to give moms information that will make their lives easier and more enjoyable! I will be joining more than 30 contributors who will be teaching classes on topics such as parenting, cooking, organization, health and fitness, relationships, balancing work and home life, and more! 25 Different Ways to Wear a Scarf, in One 5-Minute Video. This Tiny, DIY Zen Garden Keeps You Calm at Your Desk. Chocolate for Breakfast and 6 Other Simple Ways to Be Happier Each Day. Happiness is not something ready made.
It comes from your own actions. ~Dalai Lama You’re not alone in your search for it. There are hundreds, maybe thousands of websites dedicated to it. Authors have written thousands of books about it. How to Let Go of Anger and Embrace Forgiveness. 19EmailShare This sixth article in the series comes from my friend Lynn from Back to the Garden.
Lynn is a certified health and nutrition coach as well as a photographer that aims to see the good in everyone. Forgiveness = Compassion “The issue is not whether others see or care. The issue is whether we see and care about ourselves. The Language of Letting Go by Melody Beattie is one of my favorite meditation books. Ten Simple Things You Can Do to Be Happier, Backed by Science. 8 Easy Bodily Actions That Transform Mental Performance. Jump for joy, confuse for creativity, relax for better decisions, open up for pain tolerance and more… People tend to assume that body language just expresses how we feel inside.
But it also works the other way: how we hold our bodies affects how we feel and think in all sorts of fascinating ways. One of the early studies found that people who put pens in their mouths in such a way that it activates the muscles responsible for smiling, actually experienced more pleasure. In the past few years the study of how bodily posture affects the mind has exploded. Here are 8 of the latest psychological studies on what psychologists call ‘embodied cognition’, or the intimate ways in which body feeds back to mind. 1. Feeling powerful can be useful but too much power can have a weird effect on decision-making. How to Make Happiness a Habit. How Our Emotions Work: 10 Psychological Insights. The Surprising Power of an Emotional ‘Memory Palace’
Can a ‘memory palace’ help you recall happier times, even when life is hard?
“I’m going to my happy place!” Saying this in moments of stress has become a rather tired joke. And the joke conceals the fact that having a so-called ‘happy place’, or even several happy places can help boost mood when times are hard. However, the problem with thinking back to happy moments from the past is that it’s hard if you’re not in the habit. Indeed people experiencing depression find it particularly difficult. The problem is frequently memory. Live 35 Years Longer. Life’s too short.
You may not have control over the giant meteor that hits you in the head while you’re walking down the street. But assuming your unlucky lottery number doesn’t come up, you have a remarkable amount of control over how long you live. It turns out, lifestyle is more important than genetics in determining how long you’ll live, according to a recent study from the University of Gothenburg published in the Journal of Internal Medicine. And luckily, the lifestyle changes that can score you more years can also score you more quality years, according to Eudene Harry, M.D., medical director for Oasis for Optimal Health wellness center in Orlando and author of Live Younger in 8 Simple Steps. Try These Cognitive Restructuring Exercises to Improve Your Mood and Reduce Stress. Rewire Your Brain for Positivity and Happiness Using the Tetris Effect. Want a Simple Way To Calm Yourself? Over the weekend, I read David Rock’s very interesting book, .
One strategy particularly struck me: . Note, however, that thinking or talking at length about the emotional state tends to intensify it — while simply observing and labeling it helps to quell it. I do this myself, instinctively. Want to Be Happier? Stop Doing These 10 Things Right Now.