How To Turn Around ‘One of Those Days’

Turn around a bad day

It’s been one of “those days.”  Just about anything that could go wrong has.  You’re feeling defeated, anxious, depressed or any other feeling you’d rather not feel. To deal with it, you go to your favorite comfort activity: zoning in front of the TV, binge eating, smoking, drinking, shopping or anything else that will help you ...

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How to get it all done when you’re only human

Getting it all done

You know those uber-efficient people who seem to be able to get everything done with time to spare and look calm and relaxed all the time?  Neither do I.  Because they don’t exist. We’re all human and we all have limitations.  To even the playing field, we’re all given the same 24 hours in a day.  ...

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I Know How She Does It

I Know How She Does It

If you have young kids, you have a busy life.  Add to that a romantic relationship and a job and you start to think that you have to cut things out of your life that you value in order to make it all work.  Usually, the first things to go are the things that give ...

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The Wheel of Healing with Ayurveda

Ayurvedic healing

Over the past few months I’ve been working more, not writing, not practicing yoga and meditation as much as I would like.  I’ve been choosing to do “one more thing” at work instead of listening to my reminder to go out and take a walk.  I’ve been making choices each day that take me away ...

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10 Steps To Create Your Amazing Life

Intuition

You learn about people who lead amazing lives, doing things they love every day, living outside the norms of society.  Your True Self excitedly says, “Wow!  I wish I could do that!”  Then your monkey mind throws a wet towel on the idea and says with a grimacing tone, “Yeah, right.  Who do you think ...

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3 Things I Learned From Living with Monks in a Jungle

Monk

The following is a guest post from Damien Dante of NomadLetters. Have you ever been lost? Not only literally but figuratively? Have you ever had that feeling that you don’t know where to go next? I remember the last time I had that feeling. I was in the middle of nowhere, not knowing which direction to choose, in one ...

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How to Finally Make Your Resolutions Stick

new choices, new habits

Does your New Year’s resolution involve creating a new habit? Have you tried to do this in the past and failed miserably? You’re not alone. You’re the majority.  And it sucks, doesn’t it? You have such high hopes, thinking, “This year is my year!”  And by February, you’re so disgusted with yourself that you ditch your valiant efforts ...

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Peace of Mindfulness: Everyday Rituals to Conquer Anxiety and Claim Unlimited Inner Peace

Barrie Davenport

Looking for ways to quell your anxiety or dissipate depression?  Need some simple techniques to deal with other difficult emotions? In my last post, I discussed how mindfulness can help you work through anxiety and depression.  In her latest book, Peace of Mindfulness: Everyday Rituals to Conquer Anxiety and Claim Unlimited Inner Peace, Barrie Davenport shows ...

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How to Transform Depression and Anxiety to Happiness

og:image, Mindfulness to heal depression and anxiety

Feeling depressed about your future?  Is anxiety keeping you from enjoying your life? Strong negative emotions can smother the joy and happiness that’s always inside you. While neither of these feelings can be turned off like a light switch, there is a practice that can change your life in dramatic and positive ways over time. It’s mindfulness. [If your ...

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The Wisdom of Oz

The Oz Principle

“Somewhere over the rainbow skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true.” ~Over the Rainbow by Judy Garland If I only had [fill in the blank], I would be happy, my life would be awesome, I’d be successful…  In the meantime, I don’t, so I’m not, and I don’t see ...

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