Breath is our most accessible tool for countering stress, yet we often take it for granted. Try these breathing exercises to face stressful situations and people with a steady hand, a forgiving heart, and a peaceful inner state.
If you’re like me and love a little TLC, you’ll enjoy these homemade body scrub recipes (and this delightful body butter recipe) that only take a few minutes to whip up.
Take happiness into your own hands. Here are a few of my favorite ways to increase serotonin (the “happy hormone”); try incorporating them into your days so you can create a happier life.
Make your own essential oil blends to invite more calm, clarity, energy, and cheer into your day. The best part about these recipes (besides how they smell) is how easy they are to make.
Complaining can sabotage our happiness, confine our creativity, and stunt our growth. Just for today, I challenge you (and myself) to stop complaining and have a better day on purpose.
Foods that positively influence your mental health are the foods that make you happy. Incorporate more of these happy foods into your diet and you’ll experience a mental-health upswing in a matter of weeks, if not days.
It’s a beautiful new day to choose happiness again, to choose love instead, to show up fully with presence and purpose and a renewed passion for life. It’s a good day for some encouraging New Year quotes to remind us that lasting change is always within our reach.
Letting go is quite different than giving up, especially when it comes to our health and happiness. For each of us, there are things to let go of which are currently blocking our full experience of joy, love, contentment, peace, friendship, compassion, excitement, and awe.
Science shows (and experience knows) that gratitude has its benefits. In the spirit of giving thanks for the multitude of blessings/lessons in life, here are 11 happy benefits of gratitude worth smiling about.
Turning to junk food when we’re stressed out is easy, but it’s also counterproductive and leads us into a downward stress spiral. Try incorporating these foods for stress relief into your diet, and spark a positive, upward spiral.