It's easy to lose ourselves in our jobs, in our friends, or worse yet, the TV! Not that any of those are necessarily bad. We can find significance in our job. We can feel seen when we are around our friends. Even spending time watching your favorite show can be an important tool for decompressing after a long day--and, after all, it’s the enjoyment of great art which draws us to it. But spending too much time relying on anything outside of yourself to make you happy will likely lead to disconnection from self. When you take time for self-care you are reminding yourself that you are important. This is where we find our self-esteem.
Okay. Overindulgence is an inevitability of the holiday season. But now that it's over, it's time to get back on track! Adding just a few key foods to your diet may be just what you need to start detoxifying your holiday body. This article contains a list of the best foods for detox. Foods that can help restore the natural balance of your digestive tract and rid your system of toxins. So you can feel better everyday!
Making an effort to avoid plastics during the holiday season can be tricky. We’ve just made it easier. As we all know, holiday shopping tends to be a stressful time. And finding plastic-free, environmentally friendly gift ideas can make the exercise all the more taxing. You may find it overwhelming to locate eco-friendly gifts, but by taking a look at what’s out there you may find it easier than you expected! We’ve created a list of six plastic-free gift ideas for the loved ones in your life.
It’s that time of year again. The fresh scent of an evergreen fills the house. Strains of “Silent Night” and “Jingle Bells” permeate the airwaves. Once again, I unpack the fragile, ceramic Santa that I made as a gift for my mom when I was five. Suddenly, I’m transported back in time—for better or for worse. The holidays should be joyous times filled with family and friends, but sometimes the very traditions that give meaning to this season also trigger old fears, hurts, and anxieties. (And if you’re prone to Season Affective Disorder (SAD), the lack of warmth and sunshine can zap your goodwill toward men, and women, too.)
How to Reduce Stress by Doing Less and Doing It Slowly. Beware the barrenness of a busy life... Here are four tips for slowing down!
You brush your teeth daily because you don't want cavities or gum disease, right? Here's ways to stretch out on a daily basis for full body health. We can turn bad habits into good habits that can be worked into our daily routine. Here is some general advice that can apply to almost every part of daily living.