As the first month of 2014 heads toward a finish, it's time to get real. Where do you stand with your resolutions?
OK, funny title, but serious matter. The word "should" has been written about for years by therapists who specialize in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy -- a type of therapy that looks at the relationship between the way that you think, feel and behave.
Things happen that we can’t always control. A host of irritating issues beyond “hand and cheese” can trigger stress -- health problems, emotional problems, and relationship problems, to name just a few. But what I’ve learned is that we can control how we deal with stress.
When I work with patients who experience large amounts of stress and suffer from anxiety disorders, I typically examine how simple day-to-day stressors can have an impact on their lives, families, jobs, finances, and social networks. Here are a few tips on how to reduce stress and anxiety that can help you feel more balanced and at ease.
When you're trying to figure out how to relax at home, follow these tips to break down the process and make it simple and pain-free.
Are you guilty of staring at a computer, smartphone or tablet screen up until the very minute you turn in for the night? If so, it could be affecting how much and how well you're sleeping.
I had the rare experience recently of seeing my words of wisdom come reflected back to me via the pen of my budding tween. It showed me that sometimes the best parts of ourselves are offered in a half-conscious state. Can you recall how many times you heard your parents say things like, “Make sure to brush your teeth twice a day,” “Save for a rainy day,” “Be respectful of your elders.” These words flow through the generations as if offered by automatons. Yet, we’re not robots. We’re expansive, vibrant and integrated mind-body-spirit beings. So for our kids sake, and for our own, I have revised my list of things to inspire a belief system.
In her column this week on The Jane Dough, Manilla CTO Beth Devin talks about how she learned more about diversity in her city, in the workplace and in the world, all with the help of practicing yoga.
Many of us have good intentions but get so caught up with life that we are too busy to take care of our own needs, let alone the needs of others. Doing a good deed may require thought and effort but it doesn’t have to be a tremendous undertaking. Learn how paying it forward doesn't have to set you back even a quarter.
What steps can you take to relinquish the control others have on you, and be totally, 100 percent responsible for your own emotions, happiness, and satisfaction?