“Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand-new hours are before me. I vow to live fully each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion.” Thich Nhat Hanh Buddhist monks wake up every morning, at approximately 4 a.m. while the stars are still out and the world appears to be peacefully […]Lire la suite de "A simple buddhist guide to having a mindful morning"
Avoir le morale, c’est être heureux et bien dans sa peau. Que notre corps soit en osmose complète avec nous-même et notre environnement. Mais nous ne pouvons pas toujours agir sur notre entourage, ni attendre de l’extérieur ce que nous souhaitons réellement…Dommage… Notre mission est donc de tout mettre en œuvre pour assurer notre équilibre […]Lire la suite de "La clef de votre bonheur est dans votre assiette."
Busting the Calorie-is-a-Calorie Myth The calorie-is-a-calorie myth might be the biggest fallacy in nutrition that keeps us fat, sick, and tired. To explain why this doesn’t work, let’s follow 750 calories of soda and 750 calories of broccoli once they enter your body. First, soda: A Double Gulp from 7-Eleven contains 750 calories, entirely from […]Lire la suite de "A nutrition myth that keep us fat, sick & tired."
Mental strength isn’t often reflected in what you do. It’s usually seen in what you don’t do. In her book « 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, » Amy Morin writes that developing mental strength is a « three-pronged approach. » It’s about controlling your thoughts, behaviors, and emotions. Following are 13 things that mentally strong people do not […]Lire la suite de "13 things mentally strong people don’t do"
You’ll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind. ~ Irish Proverb In ordinary language, the word “rumination” sometimes means “pondering” or “reflection,” both of which can be normal and healthy ways of considering something carefully. In the psychology world, we use the term “rumination” to refer to negative, repetitive, prolonged, unhelpful […]Lire la suite de "The 4 psychological traps that keep us stressed, anxious & depressed : Rumination"
I was sitting in a school board meeting. Things were getting heated. Voices were rising and heads were shaking as egos battled it out, and there was no agreement on the proposed motion. I was agitated, and felt wronged as my opinion was being ignored. I was ready to scream at the next person who would […]Lire la suite de "5 attributes of emotionally intelligent people"
Listening to what’s in your heart and feels right in your cells In this very busy and technological world, teaching how we are all interconnected requires a sense of knowing the sound of truth. When we hear truth our cells respond. It sounds like a note sung perfectly in key. This sound aligns our cells […]Lire la suite de "6 Steps to Develop a Spiritual Practice"