mindfulness

How to Reprogram Your Mind for Stronger Relationships

Are you living the life you’ve always wished for? Or have you seamlessly settled into the status quo? Have you ever struggled in your past relationships, not knowing what went wrong or what could have been fixed? Are you still searching for answers? Look no further and, please, grab yourself a cup of tea and read on, because Ronald J. Frederick Ph.D. is about to teach us how we can reprogram our mind for stronger relationships.... Read More...

How to Get Clear On What You Want out of Life

According to Forbes, a recent study says that more than half of Americans report feeling unhappy in their jobs.  Many don’t know what to do about it and feel confused about their overall career and life direction.  These statistics are understandable.  It’s hard to know what you think or feel about work when you’re burnt out,  pummeled with other tasks, thoughts, and interactions all day long. Most days, we’re lucky if we actually sit down and eat dinner, let alone contemplate existential questions or reflect on our busy lifestyles.  If we didn’t slot it into the calendar or don’t get a pop-up notification, we may never consider doing it at all.... Read More...

What Does it Mean to Be Creative?

Creativity is very specific to humans and many of the most important and interesting things in humanity are the outcome of creative endeavor: languages, arts, science, culture, etc (Csikszenmihalyi, 2013). But what does it mean to be creative in the age of technology and constant rapid change?... Read More...

5 Fun Hobbies to Help You Release Stress

The importance of hobbies for stress release is evident - when we struggle to find time for ourselves and recharge, our stress levels are off the charts, that's when it's crucial to slow down and seriously consider developing new interests and finding relaxing hobbies for stress release. Once you have found an activity that you are truly passionate about, it will be easier for you to take a step back from the stresses and strains of daily life. It might take a while, but eventually, you are sure to find something suitable and focus on that. Below are five hobbies that I tried and found wonderful for reducing stress levels!... Read More...

The 3 Most Important Questions You Should Ask Yourself Every Day

I've learned that feeling shitty from time to time is okay, but I also learned that I needed to change that state of being. Am not here to kid around and claim that I got it all sorted and figured out, on a contrary, am on a journey and I hope we could exchange some ideas in the comment section below on changing patterns, paying attention to what we need to do in order to feel more joyful, self-aware, fulfilled, and present. Let's kick things off with asking these three questions.... Read More...

How to Breathe Your Way to Inner Calm and Peace

From a young age, we've been told to whenever we get frustrated or stressed to take a deep breath and calm down. Indeed, the slow inhale and exhale helped us release tension and relieve the stress that we were experiencing at that moment. What we didn't understand as kids, and what more researchers come to affirm, is that our breath is one of the powerful master keys into unlocking mental clarity and stillness of the mind. It is possible to breathe your way to inner calm and peace.... Read More...

How to Create Calm and Peaceful Family Home

Is your home an oasis of calm that brings a sense of relaxation at the end of the hard day at work? How can you create a positive and calm atmosphere at home? This can sometimes be a challenge when you have children playing and a wide variety of personalities to balance. But matter how busy your life can get sometimes, there are always effective ways to bring about an aura of calm and peace to your family home. Creating an ambiance of fun, you must balance fun and spontaneity with moments of quiet.... Read More...

Why Mindfulness is the Ultimate Key to Your Stress-Free Life

It's very likely that you've heard the term 'mindfulness' before because in recent years it's been mentioned more often on TV, radio, and magazines –– because Westerns have discovered the powerful potential of this simple daily practice, which has its origins in Eastern traditions. So what is Mindfulness in a nutshell and how can we practice it in order to lead a stress-free life?... Read More...

Why Do People Stay Stuck When They Are Unhappy?

Why do we get stuck and unhappy in life? The ability to quiet a busy mind isn’t as impossible as most people think. However, we tend to believe that this is just ‘the way we are’ and feel stuck living our lives with a constant stream of thought, one after another, after another. We don’t consider there is a better, less stressful and more peaceful way to live. But there is.... Read More...

How to Turn Depression Into a Powerful Tool for Creativity

There are a lot of times in your life where things do not go your way. Every person has different criteria and way of dealing with things. Some get out of trouble without having to even ask for help; while others may suffer so much that they start getting bouts of depression marked by periods of anxiety and inner turmoil. There are multiple ways to battle depression and live a healthy life, and even though depression affects all of us differently, it has its effects more on a creative person.... Read More...

7 Amazing Health Benefits of Walking in the Woods

We all know that spending time outside is good for us and our bodies, but sometimes we forget just how important it is to maintain proper physical and mental health. And because of our hectic lives and our 9 to 5 jobs, a lot of us think that it’s too much of a hassle to find time to idly prance around a forest. However, according to new studies it’s a really good idea to spend at least an hour per day outside of your living room, as it can really improve your overall health. In this article, I want to focus on just some of the benefits that spending extended amounts of time in nature can have for your body and your psyche.... Read More...

How to Be Happy with What you Have & Stop Wanting More

In a world that drills into our heads to upgrade to the latest devices, get the newer car, get the swanky house, and strive for the job promotion with the big raise and added bonus, it’s hard to be content with what you have. If we don’t live our lives currently content with what we have, however, we will spend our days in a sea of dissatisfaction with our current material possessions, professional career, and overall living status. To help find a balance, here are a few tips to be happy with what you already have.... Read More...

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