The Most Powerful Thing You Can Do When Someone Pisses You Off

The Most Powerful Thing You Can Do When Someone Pisses You Off

Okay you’re pissed. And you’re trying really hard to not react, lose your cool, or overdramatize the situation. I could give you some gentle Buddha quotes to ease your temperament, but I doubt they’d help right now. A punching bag would probably be more useful. Or maybe some kitten therapy. If it makes you feel any …

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Best Advice When You're Stressed Out Of Your Mind

Best Advice When You’re Stressed Out Of Your Mind

Money stress, work stress, relationship stress – we all get it. And sometimes we get so overloaded with feelings and thoughts and pressure that we may *kaplooey* at any moment. Stress stinks. It doesn’t make us feel good and it doesn’t help create a peaceful life. The American Psychological Association ran a study and found …

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7 Mistakes You Make When Starting A New Diet

7 Mistakes You Make When Starting A New Diet

Summer is just around the corner, which means you’re probably going to consider dieting and slimming down. You may consider buying new running shoes, supplements, and books filled with instructions on how to eat clean and detox your liver. Not gonna lie, they probably won’t help. The Boston Medical Center estimates that 45 million Americans …

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Give Today A Chance To Be Amazing

Give Today A Chance

Give today a chance to be everything you ever wanted it to be. When you wake up in the morning forget the, “Oh great…I gotta do <insert thing you’re dreading here>,” and say to yourself, “this will be an incredible day.” You have the ability to make each and every day amazing, happy, fun, adventurous, and …

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How To Handle The Hypocrites In Your Life

How To Handle The Hypocrites In Your Life

Isn’t it annoying when people complain about the very things they themselves do? Isn’t it so friggin’ frustrating when people preach one thing then do another? Yeah…but, who cares? I do it. You do it, too. People don’t always set out to be preachers or know-it-alls. And they certainly don’t set out to be hypocrites. …

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5 Reasons Why Practicing Yoga At Home Is Awesome

5 Reasons Why Practicing Yoga At Home Is Awesome

Yoga classes are great. They are an excellent opportunities to learn, meet people, and unwind. And the shared energy is so powerful. But we mustn’t neglect our need for solitude. It is important that we develop the skills and confidence to practice at home or wherever we are, so that we don’t become too reliant …

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The One Thing That Kills All Relationships

The One Thing That Kills All Relationships

We hem. We haw. We wonder. We sit in silence with glaring eyes and dissatisfied temperaments. All because people aren’t doing what we expect them to do. Expectation is the number one killer of relationships. Assumption is a close second. And communication brings up the rear. Our biggest fault, hugest mistake, most glaringly obvious blunder is placing …

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Letting Go Of Old Ways Of Thinking

Letting Go Of Old Ways Of Thinking

We tend to corner ourselves into certain thinking patterns that are neither rational nor productive. These thinking patterns stay with us our entire lives and ultimately hold us back from living the life we desire. You know what I’m talking about. The negative thought patterns, the victimizing statements, the self-insults, the can’ts, the resentments. Resentment, …

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Anxiety Is Like Second Hand Smoke

Anxiety Is Like Second Hand Smoke

Some things just don’t need to be shared. Anxiety is one of them. We all need to vent from time to time, but when we find that our conversations are mostly complaints, it’s time to take a few breaths and reorient our thinking. Anxiety is energy Anxiety is a form of energy – and not …

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How To Not Eat All The Cookies In Your Cupboard

How To Not Eat All The Cookies In Your Cupboard

They’re in there. They’re looking for you. Calling for you. They know you by name. They know all your secrets. Know your greatest desires and fears. Those damn cookies will haunt your dreams until you eat them. All of them. Savagely. Until they are but crumbs. And then you’ll eat the crumbs. Destroy all evidence. …

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