Healthy Distractions for Mental Peace During Times of Distress

Our world has been one of chaos in the last few months, and it can become draining. Social media has taken a turn for the worse, but with social distancing, some of the only ways we have to communicate with each other. Even though the world is in turmoil, it doesn't...

Maintain Your Diet During Happy Hour

Happy hour is a post workday tradition for many Americans, but those fun calories can add up quickly. Consider these options for sticking to your diet when visiting a bar or opting for other alternatives for the after work get-together.   Nutritious Bar Foods 1....

The Deeper Meaning of Being Happy

You probably have "being happy" at the top of your Good Life list. After all, everyone wants to be happy, right? And we're surrounded by images of happiness, usually tied to having something bigger, better and shinier and usually just out of reach. But stop for a...

6 Ways to Stop Putting Pressure on Yourself

Sometimes we are our own greatest enemy. While it's normal to want to succeed, it's very easy to put a great deal of pressure on ourselves to get to what we feel is the pinnacle of achievement. But there's a fine line between driving yourself to reach a goal and...

Living With Constant Worry: What Positive Actions You Can Take

When was the last time you had a free moment to simply breathe? If it's been a long time and you're riddled with worry and racing thoughts, then you might be experiencing some anxiety. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, about 18 million...

Wealth is measured by how peacefully I sleep at night.

When I think about an ideal existence, I focus on experiences instead of things. Experiences can put a true smile on my face and make me content. Knowing my family is safe allows me to feel at ease. Their well-being is my top priority. I check up on them throughout...

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STOP!  Don’t Buy Those Vitamins Before Knowing These 8 Things

STOP! Don’t Buy Those Vitamins Before Knowing These 8 Things

Have you ever walked into your local health food store or pharmacy looking for a vitamin or supplement and felt completely overwhelmed with the number of choices? There are literally hundreds of brands to choose from, and some ingredient lists look like they are...

Face Your Fears and Gain Control of Your Life

Face Your Fears and Gain Control of Your Life

When s**t hits the fan, it’s natural to be scared, to be apprehensive, or to want to avoid thinking about the source of your fear. It’s easy to just say “I’m scared” and leave it at that but, here’s an uncomfortable truth — you have to push past your fear if you want...

How do you make failure your path to success?

How do you make failure your path to success?

There are times in life that cause us to reevaluate everything. Times of crisis and of upheaval are particularly good points for taking a look around and seeing what parts of your life are not working for you. If you find yourself questioning your level of success,...

Try These Herbs to Lower Stress and Guard Your Immunity

Try These Herbs to Lower Stress and Guard Your Immunity

Stress is a part of life that we can't avoid. Just about anything that goes wrong can trigger anxiety. Very traumatic events in our lives certainly cause stress, but something as small as getting to a meeting or appointment on time can cause us to feel pressured and...

How to Use Fear As A Superpower to Navigate Through Tough Times

How to Use Fear As A Superpower to Navigate Through Tough Times

Fear is a tricky thing and navigating it can be difficult without a map. If you’re feeling apprehensive about the direction your life is headed, read on so you can begin to develop the practical tools that you will need to manage your fears, incorporate your faith,...

Leverage Your Past for Greater Success in Your Future

Leverage Your Past for Greater Success in Your Future

Life is easy if you get a little better each day at living it. Unfortunately, few of us make the small enhancements that could make our life more fulfilling. We tend to do things a certain way and stick with them. Consider that, if you were to learn something each day...

8 Habits That Guarantee Success

8 Habits That Guarantee Success

We have far more habits than we realize. It's been said that successful people merely have successful habits. Success takes time, and habits repeat themselves over time. Your individual habits each serve to move you closer to success or make success more challenging....

7 Ways to Discover Your Life Purpose

7 Ways to Discover Your Life Purpose

There are many avenues to explore when it comes to discovering your life purpose. Unfortunately, though, nobody else can find it for you. Since your life purpose is unique from anyone else's, it's a mission that you - and only you - can complete. In your quest for...

6 Tips for Creating Balance in your Life

6 Tips for Creating Balance in your Life

Everyone goes through a period where life feels out of control and imbalanced. It's perfectly normal! But how can you achieve a balance in these hectic times? Understanding what balance truly means is the first step toward creating a balanced lifestyle. Life balance...

What to Do When You Quit on Yourself Again

What to Do When You Quit on Yourself Again

It is the time of year in which you have either succeeded in making good on your New Year’s resolutions or you have left them behind and yet again quit on yourself. This is the moment to do the deconstruct on why what happened happened. First things first. Did you...

3 Homeopathic Remedies That Could Save You This Fall Season

3 Homeopathic Remedies That Could Save You This Fall Season

Colds, flus, illnesses, and injuries almost always have emotional and spiritual meaning. We get sick to detox old emotions and get closer to our true selves. An injury could be a sign to slow down, and a form of protection from getting burned out. Western medicine...

Why You Keep Getting Sick: The Answer Is In Your Gut

Why You Keep Getting Sick: The Answer Is In Your Gut

Photo by Dom J from Pexels Have you ever been nervous for a high-pressure presentation at work, and your digestive system goes haywire? Stressful events and long-term low-grade stress have a huge impact on digestion and immunity, leaving you much more susceptible to...

What Art Models Can Teach Us About Body Image

What Art Models Can Teach Us About Body Image

Americans obsess over having the perfect bikini body for summer, with no fat except for the boobs and butt for women, of course.  And especially not belly fat, which most people see as the most shameful of all.  It’s a distorted system.  But is belly fat actually...