Entries tagged with “Healthy Habits”
Stress is the new smoking. Studies have linked stress to countless health problems including insomnia, inflammation, obesity, Alzheimer’s Disease, anxiety, depression, asthma, hear…
Everyone’s microbiome is slightly different, but for this week’s Healthy Habits, here are some ways to support it in general.
Here are three ways to banish the rituals of self-flagellation.
Sometimes life hits us over the head, leaving us dazed. That sense of inertia and confusion is common during times of major transition. According to the Holmes and Rahe Stress Scal…
Self-compassion can make a person feel more energetic, alive, and optimistic.
One of my favorite quotes of all time is by science fiction author Robert A. Heinlein, from Starship Troopers. He writes, “Happiness consists in getting enough sleep. Just that, no…
Here are five new ways to make peace with your pillow.
Here are five ways to bring the power of intention into every day.
Writing is a vital personal expression—a way to both share who you are with the world, and to delve deeper into your own psyche.
I’m a total news junkie, with subscriptions to several newspapers and a passion for NPR. But I’m not alone in saying that with current events changing so fast—and being so negative—these days news can be 1) highly addictive and 2) utterly depressing. For this week’s Healthy Habit, I’m exploring ways of moderating intake of the news. I’ve found a few suggestions on ways to stay engaged, but partake in a more mindful and healthy way.
How did something that was supposed to make our lives safer wind up becoming dangerous? And how can we avoid them?
Here are a few of the many ways to say grace.
Here are five mistakes people make when it comes to setting work-life boundaries, and how to fix them.
Explore ways to lay down the swords and work on our listening skills when faced with a potential argument.
Seven inspiring reasons to take a break from alcohol—one for each day of the week of abstinence.
Stop feeling frazzled and find ways to slow down, find balance, and recharge.
Here are eight ways to build your natural ability to use intuition.
Beep. Beep. Beep. Grab coffee. Dash out door. Adrenaline blaring, mind already awhirl, we launch ourselves out like cannonballs—scattershot, hurling, into the world. Now, is that a…
Cultivating a purpose-driven life by day leads to more peaceful slumber at night.
When you instinctively reach for your phone because you have a spare moment, here are 15 ways to fill that moment instead.
Here are six tasty ways to boost your intake of lutein.
Here’s how to fight chronic inflammation, all day long.
Easy options for 5-minute meditations
For this week’s healthy habit, try stirring a natural sweetener in your morning cuppa.
Dig out of your paper piles and feel lighter, freer, and more creative
5 ways to stop stewing, and let go of minor offenses.
At the New Year you’re likely to see a lot of stories about making a resolution, and how to make it stick. You may be making some grandiose proclamations yourself—only to see your …
Enjoy the many benefits of olive oil including protecting your brain.
It’s time to stop swigging the sodas in favor of more healthful beverages.
Take a look at the concept of a Change Club. It might inspire you to start your own.
A new study suggests cognitive fatigue can be relieved by playing “casual video games.”