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  • YALE HAS A CLASS ON HAPPINESS AND YOU CAN TAKE IT (FOR FREE)

    YALE HAS A CLASS ON HAPPINESS AND YOU CAN TAKE IT (FOR FREE)

    When we were in college, we took such thrilling classes as microeconomics, geology and entry-level Italian.  Lucky for them, today’s students have a lot more options, as proven by Yale University’s super-popular class.....
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  • 7 Self-Care rituals that Take 15 Minutes or Less

    7 Self-Care rituals that Take 15 Minutes or Less

    ituals are a way to celebrate life and infuse our days with meaning. A routine is made up of those things we do every day. A ritual, however, is how we break up the monotony, create joy in the mundane and nourish our souls. Over the last few years, I’ve infused my days with simple rituals that remind me that life is more than just a set of tasks to be crossed off my many to-do lists. These rituals help me pause and rest when it’s so tempting to just. keep. going. And they give me something wonderful to look...

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  • What It Means To Love Yourself After Surviving Trauma

    What It Means To Love Yourself After Surviving Trauma

    Loving yourself after trauma does not mean leaving yourself. It does not mean giving up, giving in, or giving yourself away. It does not mean keeping yourself locked inside or separated from the world. Loving yourself after trauma means beginning anew. It means assessing the difficulties you have been through, accepting them, and learning how to adapt. The most you can do after trauma is adapt because you can’t certainly go back. You will never be the same after surviving trauma, and while some may find that to be a curse, consider it a blessing. You have battle wounds. You...

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  • 8 Easy Ways to Increase Your Daily Water Intake

    8 Easy Ways to Increase Your Daily Water Intake

    We all know drinking water has great benefits, but for some of us struggle with getting enough water into our diet. We have found 8 easy ways to help you increase your water intake. 1. Add a splash of citrus If you just can't drink glass after glass of plain water all day, try infusing your water with some citrusy flavor. Just slice up some lemon, lime, or orange, or even all three! Then add to a pitcher or bottle and let it infuse your water with fruity flavor. Keeping a pitcher of this in your fridge at all times will double your...

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  • Self Care for Busy Movers & Shakers

    Self Care for Busy Movers & Shakers

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    As busy business owners, leaders, and professionals (often with lives of work, volunteering, and family), it can be challenging to prioritize much less actually follow through when it comes to truly taking care of yourself. Sometimes this topic is blown off as a fluffy, feminine issue. However, while men don't often get manicures or pedicures or schedule coffee chats with friends, both men and women both need to make sure they are resting and restoring their own energy. This is taking care of themselves. When we don't take care of ourselves, we put ourselves in a position of increased vulnerability...

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  • Losing Weight During the Holiday Season

    Losing Weight During the Holiday Season

    The greatest challenge we all face in December through January now is how to lose weight during the holiday season and not fall back and gain the weight successfully lost. The holiday season is usually a period of weight gain because of the overabundance of food, parties, and tempting treats as well as the increased stress and busier schedules that goes with the holidays. Here are some holiday weight loss tips to help you during the holiday season. With the right healthy foods and some discipline, you can make it through the holiday season without adding excess weight; feel livelier,...

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