Mindfulness helps you observe your thoughts, stay cool and calm in tough situations, reduces reactivity and negativity, and rewires your brain for happiness. Watch the video to learn how.
For some of us, it seems easier to put the needs of others before our own. Why? Because we are afraid of the negative consequences of expressing our true needs and desires. But ultimately, suppressing (rather than expressing) your needs leads to deep unhappiness. Here’s how to set boundaries for happiness.
Not knowing your life purpose is one of the biggest blocks to finding peace and happiness in life. Watch this video to learn the 3-step process to discovering your life purpose.
We’ve all met that person who seems “unconscious.” You might think of them as socially clueless. Maybe they say things that are really insulting, prefaced with, “No offense, but…” Or they stay way too long at your party after all the guests have left, talking your ear off while you just want to go to […]
At some point in life, many of us wake up with this feeling of, “Is this it? Is this all there is to life? There’s got to be more here.” You feel unsettled. Maybe even depressed or desperate. You might feel an emptiness or an aching, a longing for something unfathomable, or for a life […]
For almost my entire life, I’ve been running away from my emotions. For the most part, I didn’t like how emotions felt. If a feeling wasn’t blatantly positive (like happiness or excitement), I wanted nothing to do with it. I labeled most of my feelings bad, and the experience of these emotions ranged from a […]
Here’s the scenario. The dog was acting like an overtired lunatic and I needed to put her in the crate so she would stop biting, which made her whine, which made the hairs on the back of my neck stand up. Add to this: My daughter and I had been sick for days, and our […]
‘Tis the season to buy gifts for loved ones. In this new world order where too many companies have attempted to downsize until there’s almost no one left, plenty of us feel the squeeze financially around the holidays. But holiday financial stress isn’t something that’s talked about very much, lest we seem Grinch-like, pathetic, or […]
Whether it’s the death of a loved one or the loss of a job, sometimes we just want to hide under the bed until the end of the world. While understandable, there are faster ways to get over trauma. When I heard the news my grandmother was dying, my first reaction was to cry my […]
There’s a somewhat famous quote that goes like this: “I say, follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.” — Joseph Campbell This quote makes it sound so simple, so deceptively easy. Let’s say your bliss is crocheting ear muffs for gerbils. Will […]