Three Ways to Turn Goals into Accomplishments

It’s been said “Failure is not the worst thing in the world. The very worst is not to try.” What have you tried lately that has added dimension to your life? How often have you seen concepts or ideas put into place by others that you had and thought about implementing?

There are many ways we spend our time that prevent us from truly fulfilling the goals and aspirations that once gave us significance and meaning.

Grief and the Holidays

Here is a list of ways to help manage grief during the holidays- a time that may be particularly hard when dealing with the loss of a loved one.

Getting the Sleep You Deserve

Choosing to prioritize your sleep is vital to your health, especially in a culture that overemphasizes the value of work.

When Rest is Challenging

For some of us, it can be difficult to shut down our productivity mindset and rest. So what do we do if we suspect this drive to avoid rest has some unhealthy roots?

ABC’s of the Holiday Season

As we approach the holiday season, keep these simple ABC’s in mind to help your family to get the most out of it!

How to Rest

Rest: How to do it and strategies to achieve it! The key to each of these activities is to find the balance within yourself to enjoy, relaxing into the activity without striving or performing.

Exploring Gratitude

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I was doing some nerdy reading recently and stumbled on a scholarly publication called “The Journal of Happiness Studies.” Yes, please! Basically these scholars review and approve articles all related to Happiness. Turns out study after study has been done to try to break the code on how to make us happier.

Gratitude and Dissatisfaction

It can be difficult to listen to someone express dissatisfaction with an open mind.
Instead of receiving the comments as a reflection of someone else’s feelings, we insert ourselves into the mix, imbuing their comments with accusation and expectation and responding with defensiveness.

The Definition of Gratitude

We often interchange the words “thankfulness” and “gratitude”. And while they are related in definition, if we look closer, we can see a few differences.