Meditation for Beginners: The Ultimate Guide

It’s no secret that I advocate meditation as a great way to start your day, deal with stress, live in the present and more. The habit of meditation is one of the most powerful things I’ve ever learned. Amazingly, it’s also one of the most simple habits to do — you can do it anywhere, … Read more

12 Things Emotionally & Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

12 Things Emotionally & Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

I often write about the things I believe we all should be doing, trying or experimenting with in order to maximize our success and happiness. However, it’s not always the things we do that make the biggest difference in our lives; it’s often the things we avoid doing that have the biggest effect. As human … Read more

38 Emotions You’ve Felt, But Couldn’t Explain

38 Emotions You’ve Felt, But Couldn’t Explain

There are many feelings we can experience without an actual word that describes the sensation. These are like poems. If you get up and read them as such, giving proper weight and pause to each phrase, they are really well done. Especially loved Nighthawk and the one about the lighthouse and death. So true! Sonder … Read more

How To Be Yourself: Accept Yourself As You Are

How To Be Yourself: Accept Yourself As You Are

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ― Oscar Wilde The real you is the person you are when nobody is watching. But when other people enter the picture, things can change. You can change. How do you feel about the way you appear within the context of your life? Are you truly yourself? Do you feel … Read more

9 Life-Changing Gifts You Can Give Yourself

9 Life-Changing Gifts You Can Give Yourself

New scientific research offers surprising ways to shower yourself with tranquility, creativity, longevity and more. 1. Optimism. Look for the silver lining… Buddy DeSylva’s upbeat lyrics to Jerome Kern’s lovely tune provide an appealing call to a positive outlook on life, even in the face of adversity. Indeed, a cheerful disposition can help you get … Read more

15 Easy Things You Can Do That Will Help You To Feel Happier In The Next 5 Minutes

Every day isn’t always the best day, but when that happens, we have the power to turn it all around. It’s our responsibility to shake off a bad mood, and move onto greener pastures! Here are some ideas to help kick a rotten day to kingdom come… Get a drink of water. You could be … Read more

28 Practical Ways To Improve Yourself

28 Practical Ways To Improve Yourself

When the journey of self-betterment begins, we are always looking for ways to improve ourselves. It is a constant journey where we must be honest and open to change. Often we find improvement advice can be too metaphysical and theoretical. As a passionate advocate of growth, I’m continuously looking for ways to self-improve. I’ve compiled 28 … Read more

How to Stop Obsessive Thoughts & Thinking

How to Stop Obsessive Thoughts & Thinking

There’s something wrong with me, but it’s not something you can see. I’ve got no scar or suspect rash, no lump or bump or missing limb, no sudden slump or system crash. It’s this old ghost I’ve got, you see. It only shows its face to me. It plants these questions in my head and … Read more

What Should I Do Today? 35 Science-Backed Ways to Live Life Happily

What Should I Do Today 35 Science-Backed Ways to Live Life Happily

How to Live Life Happily? But here you will find a more important question: What Should I Do Today? Happiness is so interesting because we all have different ideas about what happiness is and how to get happiness. “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim, and end of human existence.” Aristotle … Read more

Mindful Living Checklist

Would you like to learn how to refresh your mind while surrounded with the chaos of dealing with modern life? One of the best ways to calm your mind is by practicing mindful living, i.e. living in the now. There are many benefits, both mental and physical, from living your life in a mindful manner. … Read more