Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.
One of the simplest ways to stay happy is to let go of the things that make you sad.
Find something about life to laugh at daily Directions: Laugh. Just laugh. Laugh out loud. Don’t ever laugh at the plight or folly of others. Look inward for something about your day or your situation that you know to be absurd. Take laughing seriously. Recommended Frequency: Every single blessed day, whether you feel like it [...]
Getting enough sleep is crucial to your health. I’m too busy. Sleep is overrated anyway! I’ll admit it: I love to sleep. Wait. Correction: I love to sleep, but I have a hard time making myself GO to sleep! I have a husband and four kids. I work part-time. I research and write posts for [...]
“All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.” – Leo Tolstoy
Folic acid is crucial for your pregnancy A December to remember It was a beautiful December day in Portland, Oregon. I was 7 months pregnant. I already had a beautiful 2 1/2 year-old daughter. All was right with the world. I had experienced several heart-breaking miscarriages before and after giving birth to my daughter, yet [...]
Tame your fear by giving it a name The only thing you have to fear is fear itself Fear is hardwired into our ancient brain – our amygdala – and we react to it at a very primitive level. The problem is that most of the reactions we have are actually over-reactions: there is no [...]
How to be a positive force in a negative world Did Gandhi really say “be the change”? I have a tendency to fall in love with great quotes, as they help convey complex messages in easy sound bites. Only problem with that: most great people do not say things in easy sound bites. For example, [...]
Be grateful for 3 things every day If you’ve had a difficult day at work, at school or at home, gratitude is probably the last thing on your mind. Yet it should be the first thing. Why? It’s simple: gratitude releases endorphins, in much the same way that they’re released when you eat chocolate – [...]
This Wellness Program is a combination of simple daily change reminders. We have suggested times and frequencies for these changes. After adding this program to your personal or work calendar, you can make adjustments to each change to suit your schedule.
Write your hopes and desires Directions: Get a small, blank book. Write down your dreams, desires and hopes whenever they pop in your head. Then make a date with yourself to go someplace beautiful and quiet where you can think of how you can make them come true. It’s never too late! Recommended Frequency: Every [...]
Let your voice be heard Directions: It doesn’t really matter if anyone can hear you. And you don’t even need to sing out loud. Even singing in your heard while walking in the rain will bring out a sunny mood. Not that we don’t like the rain; it has it’s own positive energy. Recommended Frequency: [...]