Whether you’ve been spinning your wheels in a relationship, struggling with solutions to a tricky work problem, or just have no clue what to make for dinner, feeling stuck is one common — and annoying — part of life. To get “un-stuck” and allow the creative juices to flow, you must first still your mind.
Spiritual but not religious (SBNR) is a new buzz phrase often thrown around within new age circles. What exactly does that mean? How are spirituality and religion different and how are they the same?
Do you ever feel like your mind is a computer browser with 100 tabs open all at once? You flick through them, a million thoughts swirling around your mind, pulling you down through different ideas, stories, memories, and possibilities. Let me teach you some tools to create a day that’s both productive and fun.
If you had a cold, you might decide to power through your workday. But if you had the flu, you’d likely need to stay home and rest.And no one would call you weak for getting the flu. In fact, your co-workers would likely thank you for not coming into the office when you’re sick.
We all want to be happy. We want a new car, a bigger house, or a promotion at work. But what we really want is what we think these things will bring us: happiness. How come we’ve got it so wrong? What is it that “happy people” do that makes the difference?
For many years I practiced and taught meditation and Mindfulness as a part of a wider program of Buddhism and Buddhist psychology. Some years ago I began to distance myself from a system that I was starting to feel was too narrowly sectarian to be widely beneficial. It was not that there was anything fundamentally […]
Awe is the experience we have when we encounter things that are vast and large and that transcend our current understanding of the world. The Greek philosopher Protagoras believed that our capacity for awe is our defining strength, the engine of creativity, discovery, purpose, and health.
Staying cool in summer where mercury hits the top is not an easy task. But, it is very important to keep your body cool. High temperature always puts you under the risk of heat shock. But how to select the best and effective way to stay cool? Here is where Ayurveda comes to your rescue!
In the run-up to Christmas we find our to-do lists bloated with added chores: present shopping, card writing, preparing to travel or receive guests.
Consider for a moment what you hate about your job. (Everybody hates something about their job, right?) Maybe your boss is a screamer. Your co-workers are conniving backstabbers. And you feel like you’re on a dead-end career path.
Nearly one out of every three adults in the United States has hypertension, but only half of them have it under control. The American Heart Association (AHA) estimates that high blood pressure accounts for 350,000 deaths each year. Most people know that hypertension raises your risk for heart dis…
One of my colleagues used to head to the men’s room and brush his teeth every time he felt a surge of writer’s block. He swears it did the trick. Another exits the building and walks around the block to clear his head. I like to take advantage of the mid-day yoga sessions that Forbes […]
I was speaking this afternoon with a client who used to have adrenal problems. I say used to because that was the last war. He used to have adrenal problems but the lab tests report his adrenal glands are now healed and healthy. One of the common mistakes that even generals make is to […]