Life Tips

Cultivating Curiosity is Good for Your Well Being

Cultivating Curiosity is Good for Your Well Being

If Newton hadn't been curious about what makes an apple fall to the ground, he wouldn't have discovered gravity. We're usually full of ceaseless curiosity as children, just like Newton.
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How to Shift Negative Thoughts

How to Shift Negative Thoughts

Thoughts aren't facts or truths. They're just thoughts. Thoughts don't exist outside our minds. Thoughts carry information. They report physical sensations and bring forth memories. Often they become stories in our heads.
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Coping with Stress in the World

Coping with Stress in the World

We are coping with tragic news. World affairs can be heartbreaking. When hearing tragic news in our world, it can cause feelings of great sadness, anger, and/or being overwhelmed, which are very genuine.
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Letting go of regrets

Letting go of regrets

Almost every parent or person alive regrets what they've done or should have done. Even when the source of regret happened years ago, we hold onto those feelings, wishing that we could change the past. We want to change our choices and the coping skills we have used.
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Waiting for the Right Moment is often a Mistake

Waiting for the Right Moment is often a Mistake

Are you waiting for the perfect time to change? Someone rarely chooses to start a diet right this minute. Diets are commonly started on a Monday, the first of the month, or the first of the year.
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The ABCD of Stress Shifting

The ABCD of Stress Shifting

The unknown is the new normal. There are two aspects of the unknown that we have to face in the present world—the unknown outside and the unknown of our inside. When our mind becomes fixated on the
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Mindful Holiday Eating

Mindful Holiday Eating

Mindful Holiday Eating is never about denying yourself or telling yourself you can’t eat. Neither is it about eating just because the food is offered. Instead, it is an awareness of your external and internal
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Listen to Nature Sounds and Reduce Stress

Listen to Nature Sounds and Reduce Stress

Noted author of You Are the Placebo, Dr. Joe Dispenza states, "In clinical studies, we have proven that 2 hours of nature sounds a day significantly reduce stress hormones up to 800% and activates 500-600
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How to have a Better Relationship with Everyone

How to have a Better Relationship with Everyone

Stuff happens that appears unfair, a mistake, and selfish. Some examples may be: when people show up late when someone does something to offend me or breaks the rules when bad short-term
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How to Feel Less Overwhelmed 7 Tips to Embrace and Accept Change

How to Feel Less Overwhelmed 7 Tips to Embrace and Accept Change

Change is inevitable. Look at your hobbies, friends, clothes, taste in music, TV shows, family, and career. Look at 2020 and now 2021. Many things have changed. The people around you have changed.
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How to Cope With Loneliness

How to Cope With Loneliness

Today, it’s challenging to have a great social life or any social life. This was true even before Covid-19 became an issue. In the not-so-distant past, it used to be so boring to stay at home during the evenings and
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How to choose a mindful gift

How to choose a mindful gift

Mindfully considering the person to whom you are giving is a wonderful way to express care and expand relationships.What is meaningful for the recipient? See it from their viewpoint.
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Tips on Coping with Stress and Depression During the Holidays

Tips on Coping with Stress and Depression During the Holidays

The holiday season is a time full of joy, cheer, parties, and family gatherings. However, for many people, it is a time of self-evaluation, loneliness, reflection on past failures, and anxiety about an
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Vitamin G Reduces Stress

Vitamin G Reduces Stress

Vitamin G is for a Vitamin of Gratitude, a state of thankfulness, and/or appreciation that offers positive health benefits.  When we take (practice) Vitamin G, 
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Five Tips on How to Let Go of Stuff

Five Tips on How to Let Go of Stuff

My husband sees an old lamp. However, I see my grandma reading to me in her favorite chair from the light of this lamp. My kids see my closet full of clothes, while I see potential outings, comfy days, and business
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5 Tips for Dealing With Your Inner Judge

5 Tips for Dealing With Your Inner Judge

Were you ever about to do something - and then suddenly, that voice inside your head starts talking? Why did you do that? You’re a bad person. No one wants to talk to you. You will never achieve anything in life.
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Cultivating a Simple Mindset to Reduce Stress

Cultivating a Simple Mindset to Reduce Stress

When we think of living with simplicity, we often think about using less and having less. This thinking sounds easy, but it can become a struggle for most of us very quickly and can add stress. The reason is that the
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Creating Calm in a world

Creating Calm in a world

According to psychiatrist James Gordon, the founder of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, D.C., the pandemic creates anxiety, uncertainty, and isolation for many. These feelings are similar in some ways
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