Some people have many reasons for ignoring beneficial advice that could have a positive effect on their life, even when their defiance causes extreme heartache.
Often we declutter our houses and workplaces but we never declutter our minds. The mind should be decluttered regularly to enhance productivity and live a life free from frustration, mental health issues and physical ailments too. These 10 things will declutter your mind and rejuvenate your life.
Color therapy, also known as chromotherapy, is an alternative style of therapeutic practice that utilizes the vibration and frequency of color to aid in healing.
One of the best ways to develop your spiritual side is to practice gratitude each and every day. Giving thanks is spiritually fulfilling. Being grateful opens you up to receiving more love and joy.
In a challenging work environment, it is easy to forget about ourselves. Practicing self-care at work may be less complicated than one might think.
Suffering from depression and anxiety is now widely acknowledged and is no longer considered a stigma. The good news is that more people are seeking treatment. The bad news is that anti-depressants get over-prescribed while healthier alternatives get overlooked.
Sleeping is a pleasure for most of us (especially after a week of hard work and never-ending commitments), and nevertheless, it seems like we can never get enough shut-eye. Learn how you can get better sleep by following these simple tips.
Ditch the anti-depressants, hot yoga, and self-help books and embrace a life of gratitude. Discover ways to promote your physical and emotional health by slowing down to appreciate the little things.
There are many benefits to journaling, especially for those suffering from mental illness and here are some of the main reasons you should journal.
This article goes over nine tips to help raise your confidence. If your confidence levels are low or have hit rock bottom, implementing even just one of these tips will lead you to a boost in your overall self-esteem and confidence.
Since thoughts feed into our feelings and those feelings feed back into our thoughts, negative thoughts can keep us trapped in a vicious cycle of self-defeat and depression.
We are so influenced by our parents or caregivers, church instructors, school teachers, relatives, and friends. Every difficult situation we have encountered in life, whether we choose to believe it or not, has actually offered a lesson in life.
Struggling with snoring issues at night can be a very frustrating thing for you and your partner, and it can even affect your health. Here are 18 proven, natural methods to stop snoring right now.
Being alone can not only be stressful, but it can also inhibit the personal and professional growth of individuals. How does one avoid being alone in the first place?
Want 2020 to be the year you cut through the BS and live a life of joy and happiness? These beautiful life lessons from intuitive Susana will help you do just that....
Connecting to others and forming close bonds is vital to our overall health and happiness to the extent that feeling excluded and lonely can have long-term, negative effects on our wellbeing. Acknowledging these feelings leads to acceptance, understanding and the ability to cope.
If your possessions own you instead of you owning your possessions, then you should consider becoming a minimalist. Here are some practical tips on how to organize your things and get rid of clutter in your home.
A discussion of the role biorhythms play in setting intentions. Pairing firm and detailed expectations with careful timing often yield good results.
Are you stressed, filled with anxiety, or depressed? If you or someone you know could use a little help feeling more emotionally energized, maybe one or all of these five foods can help.
Sometimes falling asleep can be extremely difficult. These simple tips will help you fall asleep quickly and improve the quality of your sleep.
When a loved one has passed away, we can still communicate with him or her in our mind. That starts a healing process that can gradually achieve closure.
Caregivers need emotional resilience and good health for the demanding task of care-giving. Here are 10 tips to keep you healthy, prevent burnout, and help you to give quality care.
Before we care for others, we must take care of ourselves. We forget to secure our own "oxygen masks" before we start tending to others. We subsequently risk over-extending our capacity to give.
Many of us have been the recipients of others' acts of thoughtfulness. Beyond simply feeling thankful to those who think of us, it's important to let them know that we appreciate them.
This is an article about my most recent episode of atrial fibrillation and about how I learned to stop worrying and fretting about AFib and a million other things.
Through the Brownian process of living, we have ironically found that comfort is not a good state of being. We only grow through sacrifice and discomfort. Here is why you should embrace discomfort in your life.
Codependency prevents people from finding peace and meeting their full potential. Follow incremental steps to heal yourself from your codependent habits.
Many people suffer through life's trials instead of finding joy and satisfaction in the journey. What if you could increase your growth and fulfillment in life with a simple shift of perspective?
When you have a period of poor mental health it can be easy to neglect self-care. This article contains a list of suggestions for self-care that are helpful, easy, and not overwhelming.
It’s another day, but like most days, you don’t feel like facing it. And in reality, it’s been a long time since you’ve been able to wake up with a smile on your face.
More people are living alone than ever before. But being alone doesn't mean you have to feel lonely. This article explains seven powerful ways to live alone and still feel happy and connected.
Many people make and break New Year's resolutions every year. Instead of thinking about them as resolutions that can be tossed aside this year, consider making goals for very specific new habits for a new year. These you can conquer a little at a time, in your own way, and see success at every step.
Here are 10 tips on how to be happy, from taking time for yourself to getting grounded in the garden. The path to happiness starts from within.
A good sense of humor can't heal all ailments, but scientists have proven laughter can do a lot of positive things to you.
Learn how to make a hops pillow for better sleep. Hops and lavender are known to aid deep sleep. If you have trouble with insomnia, give this natural remedy a try!
Many people look at most obstacles as if they can be brute-forced, but this can leave you drained after you work harder than you do smarter. Here is a simple, step-by-step system to conquering every obstacle you may face, in the most efficient way possible.
A step-by-step guide for beginners who want to learn Zentangle Art to practice mindfulness and de-stress.
Spiritual cleansing of negative energy is easy if you know how to get rid of it. Learn to attract positive forces and rid yourself of damaging negative energy today. Get rid of that bad mojo!
Simple and easy practices you can incorporate into your morning to set yourself up for your best day.
When you've reached your breaking point, these quick tips will have you instantly feeling better and ready to tackle the day!
Feeling blue? Everyone feels “down in the dumps” sometimes. Here are 12 easy things you can do to chase the blues away and lift depression.
You may not heard of Dr. Hinohara, but this centenarian has some sage advice about how to live a long and happy life.
Scientific advances allow us to live longer, healthier lives than our predecessors. How can you add years to your life? Here are six effective ways to live a longer and healthier life.
Most people have probably heard the question: "Is your glass half full or half empty?" So, what does that mean?
Is it wrong to act in anger if you follow the law of attraction, and does it cut you off from experiencing positive manifestations? Let's explore.
If you frequently feel frazzled and overwhelmed by responsibilities and everyday tasks, this article offers tips for reducing stress and coping. These are the strategies that work for me.
Before you make New Year's resolutions, review these common reasons people fail at New Year's resolutions and learn what you can do to succeed and reach your goals.
I have an interest in mental and physical health. After doing some research, I came across some meditation programs. They promised to make meditation easy and more effective than meditating by myself. There was also a long list of benefits.
You may think you've got the world fooled, but unless you've done the hard work of overcoming the causes of your insecurity, you're 'act' is bound to spring a leak eventually.
Holistic health is an alternative form of medicine that is quickly gaining popularity in the Western world. Holistic health focuses on healing the whole body rather than just one part.
The long-term benefits need to be considered to make effective decisions. This is a review of how to accomplish that and change your life for the better.
A meditation retreat can be a powerful experience. From "going silent," to sitting in a meditation pose for hours, magical things began to happen.
Having an open mind and heart is the way to achieve harmony and balance in your life. People who criticize your beliefs may not have an open mind and heart.
I have put up a respectable battle most of my adult life against depression, always thinking that if I could just get past it, I could begin to live again. Now I wonder if it was all bad.
Do you have trouble sitting still and meditating? Do you find that you just can't meditate in the traditional style that everyone seems to be doing? You can still quiet your mind by using these alternatives.
Relational Aikido (RA) is a non-violent, win-win method of coping with relationship attack. Specific skill sets must be learned and practiced, much like a martial art.
Sleep deprivation or insomnia is extremely harmful to our overall health and many of the side effects of the more traditional sleep medications are often worse than insomnia itself. Aromatherapy is a great natural alternative to reaching for that bottle of sleeping pills.
How well do you handle stress, depression, and problems? How well do you live your life? Take these tests to find out.
Having low confidence doesn’t just result in shyness, but that timidness will keep us from taking advantage of opportunities that come our way. Here's how to be more confident so you can take control of your success.
Our voice carries healing energy when we hum or sing. We can send our own healing vibrations to relax our mind and body. Humming also helps to relieve sinus pain. Also a warm-up for singers and speak
Mindfulness can be intimidating if you're just starting off. Meditation isn't your only option. Here are 10 unique mindfulness exercises that will make your journey easier.
Meditation gestures are really a type of body language in which the meditative individual is expressing through the body the inner workings of the mind and soul.
Whatever your age, a continual lack of sleep can be debilitating. It's wise to know how to promote a good night's sleep so you'll feel your best each morning ready to meet the challenges of the day.
This is the plan that has worked really well for me. I am over the age of 40, and I continue to remain very active.
How to manage and overcome Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). GAD is a very common psychiatric disorder. Constant feelings of dread and worry are typical. In this article, I provide insights as to how a person might overcome this difficult disorder by lessening its impact on their life.
In a fast-paced world with high demands on our day-to-day lives, it's harder than ever to monitor our personal health and wellness. Read on for tips on how to better care for yourself.
When my son got diagnosed with autism, family and friends turned their backs, leaving me shocked and bitter. Find out how to become a loving and compassionate human being again after a heartbreak.
People who live busy lives find themselves in a bit of a catch-22 when it comes to de-stressing throughout the day.
Some people love living alone. However, just as many people don't love living alone, but some don't have a choice. There are advantages and disadvantages to living alone.
Stress is widely known as the silent killer. We experience stress every day of our lives and it is a natural occurrence that can kill you if not properly managed.
The new year offers an opportunity to grow and change. This article offers three easy steps to help you sort out your resolutions and intentions and create positive, lasting change that will improve your life and your outlook. You can live your best life today, and this article gets you started.
Do you suffer from seasonal affective disorder or SAD? What is SAD? If you live in the Northern Hemisphere and feel less functional in the winter months, you may indeed be susceptible to seasonal affective disorder.
Are you over 40 and wish you looked 20 years younger? I've managed to do just that, and so has my sister. We have some secrets to share with you!
The key to happiness is kindness: being kind to others and being the recipient of kind acts. Invite more joy into your life by committing a random act of kindness on a daily basis.
Lavender has long been used as a remedy for insomnia. Research shows that when the lavender scent is inhaled, it produces a calming, soothing, and sedative effect.
Feel like there's not enough hours in the day? Try these 4 simple tips to reclaim your time and be more productive!
Guidelines to create your own guided meditation script. When you write your own script, you can tailor it to your own needs, which can make it more effective for you.
You keep hearing how meditation is beneficial for personal growth, spirituality, witchcraft—you just can't sit still long enough to find out. Guess what? You don't have to sit still to meditate.
This article gives advice on how to help someone with depression and Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). People who are suffering from clinical depression or more serious symptoms should consult a physician for further assistance.
Zazen meditation is a form of mediation with many benefits. Practicing zazen can reduce stress, improve focus, and calm the mind. Read this article to find out how to practice zazen, and why you should try it out for yourself.
If you're an introvert like I am, making chitchat can be a struggle. Unless you want to be a social outcast, though, you need to embrace it or, at least, make peace with it. After all, it can lead to career opportunities, build relationships, and make your life more enjoyable.
If you could go back and do some things differently in your life, maybe you would be happier, maybe your life would be easier, or maybe you wouldn't be here at all. You experience situations in life for a reason, and everything you do along the way makes you who you are. Keep from looking back.
Are YOU a Highly Sensitive Person? Have you ever been called "too sensitive" or been told to "lighten up?" You might want to read Dr. Elaine Aron's book on the topic-- it could change your life!
The following guide will attempt to address all the main concerns contributing to sleep deprivation with tips on improving your sleep hygiene.
A review of a life-changing masterpiece! Also, an interpretation and method of applying the wisdom within for almost immediate results. Happiness is the result of my decision to be happy. There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the only way to beat a pandemic is through measures of prevention. While these measures should be practiced by everyone, health care providers must be even more diligent so we can continue to go to work daily.
Why do Japanese people live longer than everyone else? Here are seven reasons that you'll die before them.
If you’ve tried to achieve goals with little success, then perhaps it’s time to look at goals differently. This article explains how to achieve goals by letting go of blocks you may not even be aware of. Just as importantly you will learn how to be happy with what’s here right now.
If you're the daughter of an emotionally absent mother, you missed out on a lot of love and nurturance. Now, as an adult, it's time to reclaim your life and give yourself tender loving care.
If you're experiencing anxiety or fear in certain social situations, you may not be able to cure yourself overnight, but you can lessen its impact. Here are 5 ways to overcome social anxiety.
An article on ASMR, a term we coined to describe a pleasurable tingling sensation on the scalp that might travel to other parts of the body.
Smarten up everyday without even trying! These 9 easy tips on brain training will improve your neuroplasticty, making you happier, funnier and more successful.
Setting strong boundaries and learning to say no can help a person avoid stress. Read the directions for setting boundaries, reducing stress, and allowing yourself the happiness you deserve.
If someone treats you poorly or takes advantage of your kindness, they do not deserve the privilege of your presence. In this article, learn how to appreciate yourself and be appreciated by others.
We don’t like change, we like things as they are. Not many of us like to be told to change. This can be intimidating, upsetting and downright patronizing. We have the right intentions. Here I tell you how to make change a positive experience and to get the most out of it!
As these seven people can attest to, it's never too late to try something new, and you are never too old to do great things.
There are things we all forget in life and this can lead us to be a little bit underprepared but overwhelmed. This is because it is usually the basics that we forget to do, the core habits that just simply get overlooked. Well, this article helps you to notice and utilise those habits more!
Do you use affirmations? If you answered "no," it turns out you're wrong. Find out why—and how to make them work for you in a positive way.
I will warn anybody right now, who may consider experimenting with binaural beats, to be slow and cautious. (I wish I would have followed my own advice and not have started as intensely as I did.) The end result, however, has been quite rewarding.
Mental wellness goes beyond the absence of mental illness; it is the presence of healthy life principles demonstrated in healthy habits. These twenty healthy habits help us focus on mental wellness.
“A principle is not merely a fundamental truth, but principles must serve as the very first source of every decision we make along the road to success.” ― Richie Norton
Does snoring keep you or your partner awake at night? I look at six techniques that can help to get snoring under control and reduce the volume and frequency of snoring.
Sometimes even the "simplest" self-care is draining and feels like a chore. Here's some suggestions to help make it easier.
Whether you're voluntarily staying in (hello, fellow introverts), you work at home, or you're stuck indoors, here are some products to help you break the monotony.
Sometimes being stuck inside can be boring and lonely. This can be even worse if you live alone. Here are some fun stress-relievers to do when you live alone and are stuck inside!
Are you overwhelmed and unable to meet life's demands? Is there a nagging feeling that you lost your passion for making a difference? You may be suffering from job burnout, but you can change course.
After someone has had a long stay in the hospital, thoughtful welcome home gifts that help them ease back into normalcy are always appreciated.
With mindfulness (Mindfulness Therapy), people will be able to deal with stressors and distressing feelings with an accepting mindset instead of an avoiding attitude.
There’s nothing more annoying and exhausting than insomnia. Although there are tons of medicines that promise to help you sleep better, why not fuel your body with the natural sleep-promoting foods?
The reasons to be happy are infinite. I've compiled 101 reasons for this list. We all have unique reasons that make our hearts super happy; feel free to add your reasons below. Keep on shining!
If you're a light sleeper and trying to sleep with someone snoring, you can lose quite a bit of sleep. With my girlfriend's snoring, I know everything I need to about sleep with a heavy snorer.
Learn about essential nutrients, simple juicing recipes, and different types of juicers. Juicing for stress and anxiety is simple, natural, and totally effective.
Ki, chi, or chakra energy is the energy of the universe. By learning how to use this energy in our daily lives, we can build greater spiritual awareness and protect ourselves against disease.
Happiness is based on our own personal preferences, what we value, and what holds meaning for each of us. There are ways to achieve greater life satisfaction and a better quality of life
People love you when you are cool and happy. Use this arsenal of useful and fun techniques to reduce stress and manage depression for good.
A list of my 15 favorite ASMR channels along with a breakdown of their individual strengths and recommended videos to watch to help get you to sleep.
Zen is a difficult concept to understand. We often overthink life so much, that we do not take the time to enjoy the experiences it holds for us. Live in the moment!
Is free will an illusion? Are our choices truly our own or the product of external influences? Discover how to develop greater self-awareness and control.
This article focuses on body positivity in a world full of negative belief systems. Here, I delve into why you should love your body.
Negative emotions can make us feel like we are drowning in a sea of our own judgment. Learn to deal with this negativity so that you can be prepared, even in the worst of situations.
The law of attraction is a great way to draw positivity into your life. Learn how to write your own affirmations and use them to bring happiness, wealth, and health into your life.
While searching for a natural treatment for anxiety and stress, I discovered Kalms herbal tablets. So, do they work? Here are my thoughts.
We've heard a lot about a certain contagious illness over the past weeks. Let's explore a contagious emotion that can be deadly too.
Ironically, in this world of technology and hyper-connectivity, a sense of disconnection from others leaves a vacuum in many people's lives. These four tips will help you reconnect in deep ways.
Rewarding yourself can be a great way to gain the motivation to make healthy changes in your life. This article provides a comprehensive list of ways to reward yourself.
Brilliant form of meditation used by Clairvision students to maximize stillness and silence the mind.
Learn about how the Kaizen method, a philosophy of making simple, gradual improvements in your life, can enhance your health, boost your prosperity and enrich your relationships.
Is every evening at home the same as the last? Realise at the end of the week that you've done nothing but work, eat and sleep? Try some things on this list for greater productivity and lifestyle!
The secret to changing your life is changing your mindset. Here, I provide general and fun tips to help you improve your mindset. No matter what area you want to improve, it all starts in the mind. This list may inspire you to dig deeper into yourself.
Are you afraid to make a New Year’s resolution because you think that you won’t be able to keep it? Here are 5 good reasons to make those resolutions anyway, no matter how hard you think it will be.
Here is everything that you need to know to wake up early. It's about time that you shake away that old habit and lead a more productive and satisfied life.
Dreams are like anchors that keep us on our path in life. We might not have the same dream, but without a dream or a goal, where are we heading?
People can be emotionless in life because of the many unpredictable circumstances that affect their lives. Here I talk about the complexities of everyday emotion and why feeling numb is okay, too.
A background on what leads a person to feel the need or desire to find themselves with activities to help them on their path.
There are numerous benefits to positive thinking, and negative feelings cause unwanted results. Goals, health and ways to stay positive are all discussed in this article. The way the brain works with positive and negative thoughts is explained.
Every human life is a work of art; a unique self portrait. After we take our final curtsy, our story will live on. Will you leave behind a meaningful legacy?
Those who practice meditation regularly often feel less stressed, more focused, and an overall enhancement of emotional health. In fact, the health benefits of meditating range far beyond emotional well-being, but can contribute to the improvement of physcial health as well.
No one ever promised that life would be fair. In fact, it can be tragic and unpredictable. But in your life's journey, you can adapt, persevere, and reach your goals if you have grit and resilience.
Mindfulness gives you the key to making the most of every moment. Find out how to live your life for all it's worth instead of simply letting it pass you by.
Here are some ideas for maintaining positivity and dealing with negativity, whether the negativity arises within ourselves or is directed at us by other people.
A motto is inspirational and motivational. It's even better than a New Year's Resolution. This article discusses some famous mottos and explains how to choose and use a motto for words to live by.
Learn some simple strategies you can use to feel happier each day and stop feeling sorry for yourself. Happiness leads to a better life.
They say you have to think 3 positive things for 1 negative thought, in order to be happy. How can you know you are happy? Can you be depressed and happy in the same time?
You can't be loyal to anyone or anything until you learn to be loyal to yourself first. The following steps will help change your life as you find the true you.
We all have dreams that we would like to achieve during our lifetime. However, it can be difficult to get started sometimes. If you're having trouble getting motivated, try these steps.
Everybody bottles up their emotions at some point. The trick is to realize that doing so isn't healthy. Here are some techniques that have worked for me.
Anxiety is a normal part of everyday life, however, it can control your life if you allow it to get out of hand. Follow these techniques to combat it.
Laughter benefits your health, your emotional well-being, your social interactions, and even your spirituality. You can learn to laugh more and be happier and healthier.
Is your morning routine always the same? Is it a slog just to get out of bed to get ready for the day? Then you need to change your morning routine, and it can be done in just 15 minutes.
Every day we cross paths with people who are beaten down and discouraged. Here are some specific ways we can use words to encourage them.
You can't always work at full blast and expect high quality results. To be truly productive, it's important to step back and take a breath. Here is how to avoid burnout before it happens.
When you wake up in the middle of night it can sometimes be difficult to get back to sleep; but there are some steps you can take to help you get back to the land of nod.
There are a multitude of reasons to smile. As we all know, a smile turns a frown upside down, so why not make someone smile today and every day...
Although growing older comes with change, happiness can be achieved or maintained. This article provides strategies for developing a sense of happiness as you age.
We live in a world of many challenges, and it is easy to respond with worry and anxiety. But, we can give God all our cares and concerns—and thereby experience abundant life.
A list of alternative self-help therapies which can be used to improve your health and well-being, either for the sake of living a healthier life or to be used in conjunction with medical treatment.
Hating someone is a primitive emotion of self-preservation. It often acts as a shield to protect us from our own emotions. It is important to understand why we hate anyone to be able to understand and help ourselves.
During the month of my 50th birthday, I spent time reflecting upon my life and the lessons I've learned. Some were serious, some sad, and some funny. The most important thing I learned is we are always learning, no matter how old we get or how wise we think we have become.
We know babies cry from the time they enter the world. They cry because they are hungry, thirsty, wet or sleepy. Adults cry for different reasons. So, why do adults cry?
This article focuses on the reasons to make a gratitude list. What's important about gratitude? What if we feel we don't have much to be grateful for?
If insomnia is getting the best of you, here are six tips for falling asleep faster and avoiding insomnia altogether.
Negative people, whether a spouse, relative, or coworker, could drain your energy and affect your outlook on life. You can, however, take steps to deal effectively with their negativity.
Conventional wisdom tells us that gratitude for the things we have attracts more of those things we want into our life. We attract more of what we think about the most, after all. But what if your gratitude practice has become toxic and is preventing you from manifesting your goals?
This article discusses three styles of meditative practice, and the benefits they offer a beginner practitioner.
We are going to step outside of ourselves; we are going beyond what we think we are. We are going to realise the infinite amongst the finite.
The best solutions for insomnia range from common sense practices to specific gadgets. Here are 5 of the best insomnia solutions.
Is multitasking an effective time-management strategy? Is it good or bad for your brain? What does research say?
Meditation is a proven method to reduce stress and quiet our overactive minds. Anyone can learn to meditate and this primer will show you how.
The key to making your dreams come true is to create goals you can act on. Following these steps will help you create goals which are specific, measurable, actionable, relevant, and time-bound. You'll hold yourself to them and succeed more often!
Here is a sample list of suggestions for peaceful relaxation at bedtime. The more you implement the regimen that works for you, the more restful sleep you will have and more energy for the next day.
A new year is a fresh opportunity to start making self-care a priority every day. Here are some ways to reduce stress and forge a path to your best self.
You may already know about the usual advice for insomniacs, but the place you sleep—your bedroom—is often overlooked. Learn how to create the perfect sleep-friendly bedroom.
Feeling sad on or around your birthday? You're not alone—having the birthday blues is more common than you might think. Read on for ideas on how to get over your funk.
Examines the evidence for omega-3 supplementation to treat depression and applies this to choosing a supplement. Readers learn to interpret labels and find the best supplement for their goals.
Singing boosts your immune system and increases your endorphins for improved mental and physical health. And if you are thinking that you can't sing...just read on.