Category Archives: Good Habits & Bad Habits

4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Read Articles Online

We  are living in a time that offers us countless ways of escaping reality. And while clicking on headlines on the internet might not be as taboo or destructive as an opium habit, it is still a form of distraction that steals us away from our real lives and eats away at time we could … Continue reading 4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Read Articles Online

One Simple Habit that Makes Life Easier

Surrender. A word I did not use much until I had children, and then it emerged as one of the central experiences of motherhood. Yet one does not have to be a parent to embrace this concept. The ability to surrender is a powerful tool for mastering your thoughts and emotions. The next time you … Continue reading One Simple Habit that Makes Life Easier

What Happened When I Stopped Meditating

All of man’s miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone. – Blaise Pascal About 8 years ago I decided I wanted to re-wire my brain. I suspected that most of our thoughts, low moods and fears are the result of an untrained mind. The more we think a certain … Continue reading What Happened When I Stopped Meditating

30 Day Challenge: Exercise Every Day

August is almost here, and it’s time for another 30 Day Challenge! Choosing a different challenge each month is an excellent way to stay motivated, break bad habits, and instill good habits. Plus choosing a different 30 day challenge each month has the interesting side-effect of giving your months a bit of a theme-party flavor. … Continue reading 30 Day Challenge: Exercise Every Day

No Sugar 30 Day Challenge

One of the recurring themes of living your best life is to take excellent care of your body and mind. This often means facing your habits and transforming the bad habits into good, healthy habits. I admit I have a sugar habit. I’d been thinking about this habit for a while, trying to figure out … Continue reading No Sugar 30 Day Challenge

How to Create Balance in Life

One of the key ingredients in well-being is balance in life. Likewise, one of the major causes of stress and suffering is life out of balance. There are many spheres of life that need to be nurtured in order for us to feel fulfilled. We need to love and spend time with family and friends. … Continue reading How to Create Balance in Life

How to Make Plans and Set Goals and Objectives

The most important part of making plans or setting goals and objectives is to do it in writing. Writing down goals and plans helps you achieve them. There is almost something magical about written goals – anyone who habitually writes down what they would like to achieve can vouch for the uncanny way that written … Continue reading How to Make Plans and Set Goals and Objectives

How to Change Habits Using the Present Moment

I talked myself out of going to yoga. This was certainly not the first time I had not followed through on a plan. On this particular day, however, it occurred to me that one of the reasons we may not follow through on all the plans, goals, and ideals we hold for ourselves is that … Continue reading How to Change Habits Using the Present Moment