The morning is the best time for work that requires mental concentration, but creativity levels peak in the afternoon. But some people are night owls — and they should align their tasks with their natural rhythm. Taking short breaks can restore your brain energy and help make your afternoons more productive. We love to […]Lire la suite de "The best time to do everything if you want to get great results, according to research"
For better or for worse, I know a lot about anxiety. It was a long time before I recognized it as such, but I would now say, in retrospect, that I had my first panic attack when I was 18. My heart felt like it was climbing up my chest into my throat. I could […]Lire la suite de "Natural tips for coping with anxiety"
The early birds will inherit the earth. At least that’s what a 2009 University of Leipzig study found. The researchers concluded that « morning people were more proactive than evening types. » But being an effective early riser isn’t just about waking up before everyone else. It’s about putting yourself in a positive mindset and getting important things […]Lire la suite de "6 morning routines that are hard to adopt but will pay off for life"
Worrying too much is an unhealthy habit that can harm your mental health. As with any other habit, this one is also possible to break. Some claim that worrying is a reminder of bad experiences that prepares you for future experiences. However, if it happens too often you make it hard for your brain to […]Lire la suite de "Train your brain to stop worrying"
Update via The New York Times: “Do you have chronic sleep problems? You may be able to significantly improve your ability to get a restful night of sleep by practicing a popular form of meditation, a rigorous new study shows.” the full article. ~ One of the main causes of insomnia is that our minds are […]Lire la suite de "A Bed time meditation to help overcome insomnia"
“Love is friendship set on fire.” ~ Unknown We often date with the expectation of finding love—but not friendship. It’s interesting that so many of us have heard that we should be friends with our partners first and that the best relationships are born from these very situations, yet we start dating and forget that […]Lire la suite de "The biggest mistake we make starting a new relationship"
Everything that we are and everything that we are not is an end result from our current level of thinking. Every great achievement in history came from exceptional thinking. Every man or woman to ever rise to the top of their profession had exceptional thinking that played a major role in getting them to where […]Lire la suite de "8 things exceptional thinkers do every day"
When my first daughter was born, I could not believe what it felt like to look into her miniature face as she squirmed under the delivery room’s heat lamp, swaddled in a baby blanket. That face looked practically identical to the face I grew up seeing every single day on the hutch where my parents […]Lire la suite de "3 ways failure can ensure our success"
There are hidden treasures in life that we can discover if we just look a little deeper. We do so much in our culture to avoid being alone. There are hundreds of ways we can distract ourselves from this very moment. Our world has actually been designed to do this. It has currently been constructed […]Lire la suite de "Romancing aloneness : How to be alone"
Earlier this evening, as I was scrolling through my Facebook feed, I came across an article that one of my high school classmates shared. It was written by a gentleman who was now in his 40s and wanting to offer words of wisdom to his twenty year old self. I thought to myself, what five pieces […]Lire la suite de "5 pieces of Advice I’d give to my 20 years old self now that I am almost 40"