The Origins and Traditions of New Year’s Eve

The Origins and Traditions of New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve. December 31. Time to say goodbye to the old and welcome the new. Someone once asked why we should celebrate since your car is now a year older and any clothes you purchased in the former year are now last year’s fashions. New Year’s resolutions...

Does the Pursuit of Happiness Lead to Unhappiness?

Does the Pursuit of Happiness Lead to Unhappiness?

Half-pigeon is my least favorite yoga pose. I have a bad hip so half-pigeon hurts me. However, in that moment, the only thing I am thinking about is the pose. The only thing I am focused on is my breath, my surroundings, my sweat. I am truly present. Too often we...

What to Buy for the Most Important People: Holiday Edition

What to Buy for the Most Important People: Holiday Edition

The hardest part about the holidays happens when you decide to start your gift shopping. You begin almost directly after Thanksgiving if you’re an early bird, and you knock out three or four gifts for those friends you know best. Then you peer around the web on Cyber...

Lessons in Perspective and Gratitude

Lessons in Perspective and Gratitude

Illnesses, injuries, setbacks – they’re simple facts of life. We may have a plan for how we think our lives should go and then something happens to take us in a different direction. How do we deal with that? We have the choice to fall into a “woe is me” cycle and...

3 Hacks for a Healthier Morning Coffee

3 Hacks for a Healthier Morning Coffee

No matter where you live, what you do, and what time you wake up in the morning, the vast majority of us have one thing in common: We need a cup of coffee to function. Coffee (on its own) has no fat, calories, or sugar, but unfortunately that’s not the way most of us...

Giving The “Perfect” Gift

Giving The “Perfect” Gift

Here we are…just a week until Christmas which means the holiday anxiety has kicked into overdrive. A to-do list a mile long which I am sure has things such as baking, watching Christmas movies, looking at Christmas lights, and oh yeah... buying gifts for all the...

Self-Talk: What You Say Matters

Self-Talk: What You Say Matters

The Inner Voice. We all have one, much of which was developed in childhood. It influences what we think of ourselves and how we do life. It is referred to as “self-talk” or our “internal monologue.” Some of us were blessed with caregivers and people who were important...

How to Combat Homesickness

How to Combat Homesickness

You’re scrolling through the endless memes you see on Facebook, when you come across one that you’ve just got to share with your best friend. Then you realize...she’s thousands of miles away. Or maybe with the holidays around the corner, you’re getting a little...

Social Media Breaks: To Your Good Health

Social Media Breaks: To Your Good Health

Social media is one of the greatest inventions of our time; it is also a soul-sucking time devourer. We go to platforms like Facebook and Instagram for entertainment, to keep in touch with our loved ones and of course to stalk our exes. But as we are connecting with...

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