Posts Tagged ‘Ways’

Throw Out Your Scales: 21 Ways to Ditch the Diet and Lose Fat Forever

Throw Out Your Scales: 21 Ways to Ditch the Diet and Lose Fat Forever Discover how to keep yourself motivated, conquer your food weaknesses and get off the dieting treadmill. You are unique. What works for your friend or partner may not work for you. Why stick to a ‘diet for everyone’ when you can […]

6 Ways The GOP Fails To Be Pro-Life

For my entire adult life, the standard line from Christian conservatives has been for people to vote their conscience. Groups like the American Family Association, Family Research Council, and Focus on the Family have put out voter guides each year for as long as I can remember, encouraging people to vote for the candidate who […]

11 Ways To Instantly Connect With Anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few. It’s easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, this ability is under your control, and it’s a matter of emotional intelligence (EQ). Research conducted by Matthew […]

Sprinting Legend Allyson Felix Shares Four Ways To Kick Up Your Workouts

Allyson Felix, the most decorated female sprinter in U.S. history, has already won four Olympic gold medals and two silvers. This year, in her fourth Olympic games, she’s set to represent the U.S. again in the 400-meter sprint and hopes to bring another medal back home. You’d think that because the 30-year-old Santa Clarita, Calif. resident […]

7 Science-Backed Ways To Get Over An Ex

Let’s be real: Breakups, without a doubt, are one of the worst human experiences you can endure. It doesn’t matter if you didn’t see it coming or if you knew the end was inevitable, the agony is real and pervasive. And it’s not just in your imagination: Research shows that you experience physical pain and health effects […]

8 Ways Smart People Act Stupid

It’s good to be smart. On the surface, being smart looks like easy living. But there’s another side to the story. Intelligent people have a reputation for making dumb mistakes, especially in situations that require common sense. The simplicity of these situations and the abundant intelligence of those who tend to muck them up can […]

8 Ways Smart People Use Failure to Their Advantage

One of the biggest roadblocks to success is the fear of failure. Fear of failure is worse than failure itself because it condemns you to a life of unrealized potential. “Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” -Winston Churchill This sounds rather easy and intuitive, but it’s very hard to […]

Throw Out Your Scales: 21 Ways to Ditch the Diet and Lose Fat Forever

Throw Out Your Scales: 21 Ways to Ditch the Diet and Lose Fat Forever Discover how to keep yourself motivated, conquer your food weaknesses and get off the dieting treadmill. You are unique. What works for your friend or partner may not work for you. Why stick to a ‘diet for everyone’ when you can […]

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress and Boost Performance

There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain. Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to understand how practicing mindfulness affects the brain. While the researchers […]

7 Ways to Give Ticks the Slip

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6 Ways Nice People Can Master Conflict

When you’re a nice person, conflict can be a real challenge. Not that mean people are any better at conflict; they just enjoy it more. New research from Columbia University shows that how you handle conflict can make or break your career. The researchers measured something scientifically that many of us have seen firsthand–people who […]

6 Ways To Be Truly Present In Every Moment

“Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.” — Mother Teresa I’m coming up on a milestone birthday this year — a really big one. Social media is reminding me of this every day, as I watch one high school classmate after another hit the “big one.” Of […]

7 Ways To Train Your Brain To Be Happy

This article first appeared on QuietRev.com Neil Pasricha is on a crusade, and his goal is to help people get happy. He has firsthand experience with the working world’s disconsolate little secret—having spent years helping people lead teams, businesses, and organizations, he realized hardly anyone was happy (including himself). And to paraphrase Dean Wormer from […]

Total Juicing: Over 125 Healthful and Delicious Ways to Use Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Juices and Pulp

Total Juicing: Over 125 Healthful and Delicious Ways to Use Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Juices and Pulp Juice extractors were America’s bestselling appliance in 1991. The Juice Tiger, promoted on TV infomercials by Jack and Elaine LaLanne, has enjoyed sales of more than a quarter million units. Total Juicing covers the health benefits of a […]

5 Simple Ways To Show Kindness

Kindness seems to be a lost art these days. It’s a rare gem, hidden among the pushers of haste and the irritable impatient and often distracted people we pass in our lives. I often search for evidence of Kindness, as I’m going and doing out in the world, and what I often see is a […]

6 Ways to Stay Grounded in Times of Overwhelm

In my work with multi-passionate and over scheduled women, I frequently encounter individuals who are experiencing an overall disconnect from themselves. Meeting the constant demands of career, family and social commitments has left them feeling drained, imbalanced and alone. We are human BE-ings after all, not human DO-ings. Purpose gets lost when our sole focus […]

5 Surprising Ways Your Genes Can Affect Your Sleep

How can some people get by on six hours of sleep, while others struggle with anything less than nine? Why does depression often go hand in hand with poor sleep? And why is good sleep so critical to overall metabolism? The answers to all of these questions may lie in our genes. Although the science […]

3 Ways Your Inner Commentator Is Preventing You From Being Happy

Obsessive thoughts can cause you to spiral into a state of negativity. Here is how it happens for me. My commute into Boulder, CO with the mountains as a backdrop starts as a peaceful experience. Then someone decides to pass me, swerving into the oncoming traffic lane, only to get to the stoplight at the […]

5 Ways to Feel Like a Kid Again (Even if You’re an Old Grouch)

Children see magic because they look for it. — Christopher Moore Be honest. You’ve become a bit of an old grouch, haven’t you? And life’s become a drag. But you’re not to blame. All too often life can leave you drowning in debt, suffocating from stress, and sinking in a sea of uncertainty. Trying to […]

5 Ways Toxic Relationships Are Ruining Your Life

We are created for relationships. We long for connection, and often this longing can lead us to settle for less than healthy relationships. Even worse, we may be so hungry to belong, or desperate to connect that we continue in toxic relationships when they are actually ruining our lives and happiness. Toxic means poisonous, damaging […]

5 Ways Toxic Relationships Are Ruining Your Life

We are created for relationships. We long for connection, and often this longing can lead us to settle for less than healthy relationships. Even worse, we may be so hungry to belong, or desperate to connect that we continue in toxic relationships when they are actually ruining our lives and happiness. Toxic means poisonous, damaging […]

Resolutions Slipping? 5 Quick Ways to Stay the Course

(Especially when you are REALLY REALLY tempted to drop it!) We all understand that when we first attempt to drive a car or ride a bike, we’ll make mistakes. Behavior change is no different; it’s a process of slipping, learning from the mistake, and trying again.” — John C. Norcross, Changeology Unless you are some […]

5 Science-Backed Ways to Manage Cravings

69% of the adult U.S. population and 62% of the adult U.K. population are either overweight or obese. Split-second decisions about what we eat and when we eat have a huge impact on our overall health. While health organizations and scientists work to bring down these levels worldwide, there are ways to manage our own […]

7 Ways To Optimize Your Coffee Drinking Routine

If your morning routine starts with a cup of coffee, chances are you’re doing it wrong. There’s actually an optimal time to start sipping, and it tends to be after you get into the office, at around 10 a.m. In the early morning, our bodies produce high levels of cortisol — the stress hormone that […]

Throw Out Your Scales: 21 Ways to Ditch the Diet and Lose Fat Forever

Throw Out Your Scales: 21 Ways to Ditch the Diet and Lose Fat Forever Discover how to keep yourself motivated, conquer your food weaknesses and get off the dieting treadmill. You are unique. What works for your friend or partner may not work for you. Why stick to a ‘diet for everyone’ when you can […]

Thrifty Ways For Modern Days

Thrifty Ways For Modern Days This extraordinary book is based on the collective wisdom of the scores of contributors to the MoneySaving Old-Style section of MoneySavingExpert.com – the award-winning, trend-setting website which, in less than four years, has attracted over one million UK users a month. The Old-Style forum started when many of the older […]

4 Simple Ways To Stay Grounded And Stress-Free During The Holidays

There’s no getting around it — the holidays are a stressful time of year. Whether it’s organizing parties, buying gifts, or meeting family members you haven’t seen for a long time, it’s easy to get lost in the whirlwind and lose your personal center of gravity. How can you stay grounded and mindful during this […]

5 Ways to Succeed at Fulfilling Your Dream

Sad, isn’t it? I mean, you’re constantly frustrated with your life. You want to pursue your dreams and live a successful life, but you just can’t seem to do it. Everyone around you seems content with their lives. They seem to have achieved their dreams. Even those who are in the midst of hardship seem […]

5 Ways to Succeed at Fulfilling Your Dream

Sad, isn’t it? I mean, you’re constantly frustrated with your life. You want to pursue your dreams and live a successful life, but you just can’t seem to do it. Everyone around you seems content with their lives. They seem to have achieved their dreams. Even those who are in the midst of hardship seem […]

5 Ways to Calm the Chaos in Your Life

Busy is the new rich. We have come to equate being busy, overwhelmed and living in chaos with the notion that, “I am important. I matter!” It feels like a fast moving stream, and we are unconsciously being swept away! Life is so rich, stimulating and amazing; opportunities and activities are everywhere. It’s like being […]

Treating Arthritis: More Ways to a Drug-free Life (Unabridged)

Treating Arthritis: More Ways to a Drug-free Life (Unabridged) Doctors and consultants may be very surprised when they see patients suffering intractable arthritis suddenly beginning to get better. The medical profession knows all too well that anti-arthritic medication does not have this effect. As the days go by, the improvement often continues so that drugs […]

Twelve Effective Ways To Help Your Add/adhd Child: Drug-free Alternatives For Attention-deficit Disorders

Twelve Effective Ways To Help Your Add/adhd Child: Drug-free Alternatives For Attention-deficit Disorders In 12 Ways to Effectively Help Your ADD/ADHD Child, you''ll discover that helping a child with ADD/ADHD is like solving a jigsaw puzzle. You have to identify the various biochemical and nutritional pieces and fit them together into a completed puzzle of […]

100 Ways to Make Your Baby Smile: Inspiring Ideas to Keep Your Baby Happy Every Day

100 Ways to Make Your Baby Smile: Inspiring Ideas to Keep Your Baby Happy Every Day Making your baby smile for the first time is one of life''s most memorable moments. Babies are the greatest audience. Bring a baby to any adult and, without exception, they will do something to try and make the baby […]

5 Ways to Ditch Festive FOMO This Holiday Season

Ahh, the holiday season. It’s a time when many head overseas on merry adventures far away. For those who stay at home or work through the season, it’s a time when we often can’t help ignore that others are enjoying the festive season, as our Facebook and Instagram feeds are overflowing with pictures of friends/people […]

12 Ways to Reduce Stress

As the holidays approach, stress seems to accelerate. Here are twelve ways to stay calm any time of year. 1. Be thankful There is something to be thankful for in every minute of every day whether it’s the warm sun, a phone call from a friend or just another day of living. When you make […]

5 Ways to Have a More Fulfilling Life

Let me ask you two questions. Are you fulfilled in your life? Today, right now, do you have a sense of satisfaction or a list of regrets? Most of us live our lives searching for the one thing that will make us happy with our current existence. I’m here to give you good news! You […]

Practical Ways to Find Creativity When You’re Feeling Uncreative

It was a tough day in the trenches at The Travel Hacking Cartel, a business I run with friends. We’d launched a new feature and the support inbox was blowing up with requests to test it out. Just when I’d worked through the backlog of support tickets (yep, I still do the support tickets), one […]

Practical Ways to Find Creativity When You’re Feeling Uncreative

It was a tough day in the trenches at The Travel Hacking Cartel, a business I run with friends. We’d launched a new feature and the support inbox was blowing up with requests to test it out. Just when I’d worked through the backlog of support tickets (yep, I still do the support tickets), one […]

97 Ways to Make a Baby Laugh

97 Ways to Make a Baby Laugh Chortle. Giggle. Titter and guffaw. And smile, smile, smile. The happiest of books is back, in full, glorious, happy color. It’s the perfect shower gift. Essential for grandparents. The most cheerful book in the parenting section. These 97 games, sight gags, parlor tricks, and practical jokes require no […]

97 Ways to Make a Baby Laugh

97 Ways to Make a Baby Laugh Chortle. Giggle. Titter and guffaw. And smile, smile, smile. The happiest of books is back, in full, glorious, happy color. It’s the perfect shower gift. Essential for grandparents. The most cheerful book in the parenting section. These 97 games, sight gags, parlor tricks, and practical jokes require no […]

97 Ways to Make a Baby Laugh

97 Ways to Make a Baby Laugh Chortle. Giggle. Titter and guffaw. And smile, smile, smile. The happiest of books is back, in full, glorious, happy color. It''s the perfect shower gift. Essential for grandparents. The most cheerful book in the parenting section. These 97 games, sight gags, parlor tricks, and practical jokes require no […]

97 Ways to Make a Baby Laugh

97 Ways to Make a Baby Laugh Chortle. Giggle. Titter and guffaw. And smile, smile, smile. The happiest of books is back, in full, glorious, happy color. It’s the perfect shower gift. Essential for grandparents. The most cheerful book in the parenting section. These 97 games, sight gags, parlor tricks, and practical jokes require no […]

97 Ways to Make a Baby Laugh

97 Ways to Make a Baby Laugh Set your inhibitions aside. Completely nutty yet effective, 97 WAYS TO MAKE A BABY LAUGH, now with over 702,000 copies in print, is the perfect, charming gift book for parents who want to tickle their baby’s funnybone, and their own. It’s like a book of parlor tricks, except […]

97 Ways To Make A Baby Laugh Counter Display 12-Copy

97 Ways To Make A Baby Laugh Counter Display 12-Copy Chortle. Giggle. Titter and guffaw. And smile, smile, smile. The happiest of books is back, in full, glorious, happy color. It''s the perfect shower gift. Essential for grandparents. The most cheerful book in the parenting section.These 97 games, sight gags, parlor tricks, and practical jokes […]

2 Simple Ways To Keep Healthy At A Demanding Job

ImageContent(562a3ab2e4b0443bb5639539,562a38d81400002200c7aaca,Image,HectorAssetUrl(562a38d81400002200c7aaca.jpeg,Some(),Some(jpeg)),Justin Sullivan via Getty Images,) Kamala Harris is one of the most accomplished women in U.S. politics, but she still finds time to take care of herself. Harris served as the district attorney of San Francisco before being named the state’s attorney general in 2011. She was the first woman, first African-American and the first […]

2 Simple Ways To Keep Healthy At A Demanding Job

ImageContent(562a3ab2e4b0443bb5639539,562a38d81400002200c7aaca,Image,HectorAssetUrl(562a38d81400002200c7aaca.jpeg,Some(),Some(jpeg)),Justin Sullivan via Getty Images,) Kamala Harris is one of the most accomplished women in U.S. politics, but she still finds time to take care of herself. Harris served as the district attorney of San Francisco before being named the state’s attorney general in 2011. She was the first woman, first African-American and the first […]

2 Simple Ways To Keep Healthy At A Demanding Job

ImageContent(562a3ab2e4b0443bb5639539,562a38d81400002200c7aaca,Image,HectorAssetUrl(562a38d81400002200c7aaca.jpeg,Some(),Some(jpeg)),Justin Sullivan via Getty Images,) Kamala Harris is one of the most accomplished women in U.S. politics, but she still finds time to take care of herself. Harris served as the district attorney of San Francisco before being named the state’s attorney general in 2011. She was the first woman, first African-American and the first […]

10 Ways to Make Time for Exercise — Even When You Don’t Have Time

I am passionate (and perhaps slightly fanatic!) about encouraging women to exercise as part of their daily lives. It’s not that I’m training for a triathlon or getting ready to run a marathon (believe me, those things will never happen!). It’s just that I’ve learned the power of regular physical activity in a woman’s life, […]

13 Ways to Improving Your Self Worth

Too often people confuse net worth with self worth. It’s a slippery slope to go down if you are measuring your self worth by the stuff you possess and the money you have in the bank. Simply put, net worth can be calculated on a balance sheet and entered onto a spreadsheet. Self worth however, […]

13 Ways to Improving Your Self Worth

Too often people confuse net worth with self worth. It’s a slippery slope to go down if you are measuring your self worth by the stuff you possess and the money you have in the bank. Simply put, net worth can be calculated on a balance sheet and entered onto a spreadsheet. Self worth however, […]

5 Ways to Crush the Core

Time and time again, clients come to me with the same complaint. That complaint usually sounds like this: “All I do is work out, but where is my six pack?” Well, I usually rebut with this statement: “What are you doing to create your six pack?” Now, the answer usually consists of some sit ups, […]

19 Ways to Give Up Sugar

It’s time to call sugar out for what it is: A heartbreaker, a big-tummy maker, and a health-food faker. We’re not talking about the sugar that comes in fruit (because a lot of Americans aren’t getting enough servings of the healthy food, as it is), but the refined stuff, such as high-fructose corn syrup, that […]

3 Ways to Slow Down Time

Photo credit: istock/Thinkstock Last week was a blur. I don’t remember any of it and found myself asking “Is it Sunday again already?” As a mom, watching my daughter’s toddlerhood sometimes seems like trying to hold sand in my hands — slipping through my fingers despite my attempts to grasp it. I hate that feeling. […]

6 Ways to Be Better at Visiting Your Friend in the Hospital

Co-authored by Rachel Sanoff, Writer When I was 23 years old and four weeks away from graduating college, I suffered from a vertebral artery dissection, which is essentially when an artery in your brain splits in half and sets off a domino effect of other serious health issues. Many people die, become paralyzed, or suffer […]

6 Ways to Be Better at Visiting Your Friend in the Hospital

Co-authored by Rachel Sanoff, Writer When I was 23 years old and four weeks away from graduating college, I suffered from a vertebral artery dissection, which is essentially when an artery in your brain splits in half and sets off a domino effect of other serious health issues. Many people die, become paralyzed, or suffer […]

6 Ways to Be Better at Visiting Your Friend in the Hospital

Co-authored by Rachel Sanoff, Writer When I was 23 years old and four weeks away from graduating college, I suffered from a vertebral artery dissection, which is essentially when an artery in your brain splits in half and sets off a domino effect of other serious health issues. Many people die, become paralyzed, or suffer […]

Are You a Perpetual Victim? 7 Ways to Stop Speaking Victimese

There are two languages I speak fluently: English and victimese. I seriously feel victimized in L.A. traffic or when Starbucks runs out of my Strawberry Acai Refresher mix. It’s a real self-centered way to live. Things don’t JUST happen… they happen to ME! I’m the victim of life’s ill fortunes. I’ve had a black belt […]

Are You a Perpetual Victim? 7 Ways to Stop Speaking Victimese

There are two languages I speak fluently: English and victimese. I seriously feel victimized in L.A. traffic or when Starbucks runs out of my Strawberry Acai Refresher mix. It’s a real self-centered way to live. Things don’t JUST happen… they happen to ME! I’m the victim of life’s ill fortunes. I’ve had a black belt […]

3 Ways to Lose Weight That Have Nothing to Do With Going on a Diet

Eat this. Don’t eat that. Stop snacking to lose weight. A calorie is a calorie, and all you need to do to drop the pounds is to eat fewer of them. Carbs and fruit are making you fat — cut them out! Just eat more protein and your metabolism will be. On. Fire. Want to […]

3 Ways to Lose Weight That Have Nothing to Do With Going on a Diet

Eat this. Don’t eat that. Stop snacking to lose weight. A calorie is a calorie, and all you need to do to drop the pounds is to eat fewer of them. Carbs and fruit are making you fat — cut them out! Just eat more protein and your metabolism will be. On. Fire. Want to […]

Unsuspecting Ways That the Planned Parenthood Hearing Missed the Mark on Women’s Health

You may have heard: Planned Parenthood went to Congress last week. The five-hour circus of a deposition brought predictable vitriol across the aisle, based largely on doctored videos concerning fetal tissue donation. It also showcased what would be comical confusion over everything from cancer screenings to how and why Planned Parenthood gets reimbursed in the […]

5 Simple Ways To Make Your Hands Look Younger

While we’re busy applying various anti-aging creams to our faces and running to the colorist to cover our grays, we often forget the body part that typically reveals our age first: our hands.  Even A-list actresses like Julianne Moore and Cate Blanchett have shied away from the popular “mani-cam” at awards shows, which zooms in on […]

Mercury Retrograde Ends on Oct 9th – 5: Ways to Make Everyone Happy!

Get ready to hum the lyrics from the song, “Get Happy!” You can forget your troubles, and get ready to chase all your cares away, because on October 9th Mercury retrograde is officially over. The planet Mercury goes “direct.” As the great one, comedian Jackie Gleason, use to say, “How sweet it is!” (i.e. that […]

7 More Ways to Add Vigor to Your Vita

During the past three summers I’ve spoken at conferences in Mediterranean countries. While the supper hour is later than by American standards, Italians, Spaniards, and Greeks have a distinct type of joie de vivre (or joy of life). The streets are filled every evening with people greeting their neighbors and friends, while drinking wine, sharing […]

7 Easy Ways To Incorporate Yoga On The Go

While impossible yoga positions in exotic places look cool on Instagram, you don’t need to be a yoga expert (or be on foreign soil) to reap the benefits of the practice. In fact, you don’t even need to be that flexible to strike a pose that can help lead to a clearer mind, stress relief […]

7 Ways Mindfulness Can Unlock Your Authentic Self

It’s not about raising the bar by expecting more out of yourself, your family life, or the world you live in. It’s about totally removing the bar, setting yourself free to live a more joy-filled and satisfying life. Over the course of our busy lives, in between family, work, and dinner parties, we have precious […]

8 Ways Introverted Artists Who Listen Too Much Can Recharge Their Creative Energy Stores (Before Snapping)

Extroverts get fueled being around other people. Introverts get drained being around others and need to unplug to recharge. No, we’re not just wallflowers or antisocial jerks afraid of being around others. Even the most outgoing introverts can move from well-meaning participators to angry and exhausted if we’re not careful. But the first step to […]

8 Ways Introverted Artists Who Listen Too Much Can Recharge Their Creative Energy Stores (Before Snapping)

Extroverts get fueled being around other people. Introverts get drained being around others and need to unplug to recharge. No, we’re not just wallflowers or antisocial jerks afraid of being around others. Even the most outgoing introverts can move from well-meaning participators to angry and exhausted if we’re not careful. But the first step to […]

8 Ways Introverted Artists Who Listen Too Much Can Recharge Their Creative Energy Stores (Before Snapping)

Extroverts get fueled being around other people. Introverts get drained being around others and need to unplug to recharge. No, we’re not just wallflowers or antisocial jerks afraid of being around others. Even the most outgoing introverts can move from well-meaning participators to angry and exhausted if we’re not careful. But the first step to […]

10 Ways to Make Your Choices Easier

Sometimes it seems like we spend the entire day making choices. Get up or hit snooze? Dress or pants? Hair up or down? Pack lunch or eat out? Chicken or fish? And those are the easy ones. Break up or stay together? Start a new business or keep the job? Move to a new town […]

10 Ways to Make Your Choices Easier

Sometimes it seems like we spend the entire day making choices. Get up or hit snooze? Dress or pants? Hair up or down? Pack lunch or eat out? Chicken or fish? And those are the easy ones. Break up or stay together? Start a new business or keep the job? Move to a new town […]

Healing Grief, Finding Peace: 101 Ways to Cope with the Death of Your Loved One

Healing Grief, Finding Peace: 101 Ways to Cope with the Death of Your Loved One Dr. LaGrand''s advice and recommendations reach from and to both heart and head ? a powerful and important lesson about grief – that even in grief, we can still grow. – Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, senior consultant, Hospice Foundation of […]

10 Ways to Heal Loss and Trauma

Loss and trauma can show up in our lives in many ways. People die, relationships end, jobs get eliminated, freak accidents occur, and illness happens. If all that wasn’t enough, our bodies eventually change and sag in ungodly places as we age. Loss is inevitable. So how do we move through one of the most […]

5 Ways to Get Rid of Insomnia (Without Taking Drugs)

By: Meagan Drillinger Credit: Shutterstock Listen, we can’t lie to you. Sleep drugs are fantastic. Ambien, Lunesta… even regular old Advil PM. That stuff WORKS. The side effects, however, can be a little less than optimal. Dependency, dizziness, dry mouth, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, and liver strain are just a few of the not-so-awesome things that […]

Two Easy Ways to Feel Better Today

Most of my clients, friends and family roll their eyes when I start therapizing self-care, let alone when I suggest that practicing more of it may help them with what they are struggling with. We don’t have time for self-care, or that is what we all tell ourselves. And it is the truth, who has […]

Two Easy Ways to Feel Better Today

Most of my clients, friends and family roll their eyes when I start therapizing self-care, let alone when I suggest that practicing more of it may help them with what they are struggling with. We don’t have time for self-care, or that is what we all tell ourselves. And it is the truth, who has […]

4 Ways to Change the Story of Your Life

By Jan Bruce “The universe isn’t made of atoms, it’s made of stories.” A poet named Muriel Rukeyser wrote that. I believe she means that we make sense our lives through the stories we tell about it — and ourselves. Some are positive, such as “I’ve always been good at talking through tough situations.” But […]

4 Scientifically Proven Ways to Have a Happier Morning

In the past, I would have never described myself as a “morning person.” In fact, I used to hate mornings. I would often begin the day by hitting the snooze button on my cell phone alarm. When I would finally wake up, it was usually a race to get out the door. I would rush […]

4 Ways to Change the Story of Your Life

By Jan Bruce “The universe isn’t made of atoms, it’s made of stories.” A poet named Muriel Rukeyser wrote that. I believe she means that we make sense our lives through the stories we tell about it — and ourselves. Some are positive, such as “I’ve always been good at talking through tough situations.” But […]

4 Ways to Change the Story of Your Life

By Jan Bruce “The universe isn’t made of atoms, it’s made of stories.” A poet named Muriel Rukeyser wrote that. I believe she means that we make sense our lives through the stories we tell about it — and ourselves. Some are positive, such as “I’ve always been good at talking through tough situations.” But […]

4 Scientifically Proven Ways to Have a Happier Morning

In the past, I would have never described myself as a “morning person.” In fact, I used to hate mornings. I would often begin the day by hitting the snooze button on my cell phone alarm. When I would finally wake up, it was usually a race to get out the door. I would rush […]

10 Ways to Beat Boredom on Your Run

To fight boredom, engage your mind as well as your body. To accomplish this, I suggest mixing up your runs as much as you can. Avoid running the same route, at the same pace, day after day. Run in different locations with varying mileage. Try diverse workouts, and do them with new running partners. Even […]

5 Ways to Start Living Your Dream Life Today

I hesitate to write this because blogs like this usually involve some cheesy rah, rah advice that’s not practical for making it in this messed world we live in today. I lived a life that could best be described as existing — for years. After using the advice I’m going to give you today, I […]

10 Of The Most Embarrassing (And Totally Real) Ways To Land In The Hospital

A trip to the emergency room in a screaming ambulance is one of our worst fears. So imagine the embarrassment when the circumstances behind it are avoidable in the first place, or if the visit turns out to be completely unnecessary. With your good health in mind — and because awareness of the rare and […]

10 Of The Most Embarrassing (And Totally Real) Ways To Land In The Hospital

A trip to the emergency room in a screaming ambulance is one of our worst fears. So imagine the embarrassment when the circumstances behind it are avoidable in the first place, or if the visit turns out to be completely unnecessary. With your good health in mind — and because awareness of the rare and […]

7 Ways to Keep Your Summer Body All Winter Long

By Samuel Blackstone for DETAILS. (photo: Getty Images) A lot of men use the winter as a time to eat more, lift heavy, skip the cardio, and bulk up. But what if you want that hard-earned beach body year-round? What if you have a beach-getaway vacation planned for midwinter? Or what if you just like […]

Why Can Love Be So Painful? 6 Ways to Heal and Move On!

Love is painful because it creates the way for joy, for bliss, for compassion. Love is painful because it transforms you. Love is growth. Love itself does not hurt. It is growth that hurts, the ego that stings. Each transformation is painful because the old situation is being left behind for the new. For example, […]

Why Can Love Be So Painful? 6 Ways to Heal and Move On!

Love is painful because it creates the way for joy, for bliss, for compassion. Love is painful because it transforms you. Love is growth. Love itself does not hurt. It is growth that hurts, the ego that stings. Each transformation is painful because the old situation is being left behind for the new. For example, […]

6 Ways to Kill Fear and Move Forward

Copyright: clarkfang / 123RF Stock Photo Occasionally I read something that rings so true, it hits me like the wet snap of a dish towel across my thigh. Case in point, Author Steven Pressfield wrote this in his ridiculously awesome motivational text, The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative […]

10 Everyday Ways to Be a Hero

Today as I write, it’s the 14th anniversary of 9/11. Most of us will never run into a burning building or otherwise throw ourselves into harm’s way to save another person’s life. But we can and should thank those who do. And we can find countless ways in our own lives to make a heroic […]

4 Innovative Ways to Give Back

The act of giving back is timeless. With social media usage at an all time high, it makes it easy to not only educate yourself on who and what could use some help, but also how everyone else around you is giving back. For so many reasons I believe in deeply, giving back to society […]

4 Innovative Ways to Give Back

The act of giving back is timeless. With social media usage at an all time high, it makes it easy to not only educate yourself on who and what could use some help, but also how everyone else around you is giving back. For so many reasons I believe in deeply, giving back to society […]

10 Ways to Swirl Your Brain

An Idle Mind Is the Devil’s Workshop. This proverb is from the “Handbook of Proverbs” by the famous British Publisher Henry George Bohn. I have experienced the effect of an idle mind first hand, and it is downright scary. During my pregnancy, I was advised bed rest due to certain health issues and a past […]

Three Ways to Attract Abundance

Clients often ask me what they can do to attract abundance. People are so wrapped up in the electronics of creating the attraction of abundance via computers and social media, that the very word, as an intention, is lost in the shuffle. It doesn’t have to be that way. It is important to remember that […]

5 Ways to Make This Back-to-School Season the Healthiest Yet

Back-to-school season is officially here, and if you’re feeling a bit out of shape from all of those summer indulgences (think cocktail parties, BBQs, and lots of ice cream), I’m here to help you start fall on the right foot — and have some fun while doing it. 1. Every little bit counts People are […]

Wellness Wisdom: 31 Ways to Nourish Your Mind, Body & Spirit

Wellness Wisdom: 31 Ways to Nourish Your Mind, Body & Spirit ""Wellness Wisdom" lifted my energy immediately . . . This book contains a powerful blueprint for what wellness looks and feels like." CHRISTIANE NORTHRUP, M.D., Author of "Mother-Daughter Wisdom," "The Wisdom of Menopause and Women’s Bodies," "Women’s Wisdom" "Susan Tate is a joyful, enthusiastic, […]

Wellness Wisdom: 31 Ways to Nourish Your Mind, Body, & Spirit

Wellness Wisdom: 31 Ways to Nourish Your Mind, Body, & Spirit HEALTH & FITNESS / HEALING "Susan Tate is a joyful, enthusiastic, cosmic cheerleader for life, health, and consciousness. She has managed the almost impossible task of making transformational reading fun and inviting. Wellness Wisdom is a beautiful synthesis of timeless teachings for wellness on […]

Wellness Wisdom: 31 Ways To Nourish Your Mind, Body, & Spirit

Wellness Wisdom: 31 Ways To Nourish Your Mind, Body, & Spirit HEALTH & FITNESS / HEALING Wellness Wisdom lifted my energy immediately . . . This book contains a powerful blueprint for what wellness looks and feels like. ~Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of Women''s Bodies, Women''s Wisdom, Mother-Daughter Wisdom, The Wisdom of Menopause, and The […]

Welcome to the “New Age”: 5 ways to Disconnect in Today’s World

Have you ever wished your life had a pause button? Or that the world would freeze like a computer when you become overwhelmed so you can get your thoughts and emotions in check and all other people see is an error message on your forehead? While being hyperaware of every meal your colleagues eat because […]

Welcome to the “New Age”: 5 ways to Disconnect in Today’s World

Have you ever wished your life had a pause button? Or that the world would freeze like a computer when you become overwhelmed so you can get your thoughts and emotions in check and all other people see is an error message on your forehead? While being hyperaware of every meal your colleagues eat because […]