Browsing Category Well-Being

Body Shame and Transformation

We’ve been indoctrinated to feel shame about our bodies, and to thoughtlessly shame others about their bodies. That’s an accepted societal norm with devastating impacts that writer and activist Sonya Renee Taylor names “body terrorism.” In her groundbreaking book “The Body is Not an Apology,” now in a bestselling second edition, Taylor introduces readers to a practice of thinking, being, and doing to change how we relate to our bodies—and to everybody around us.

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Amid the chaos of being, Nietzsche believed that plants offer us inspiration for living

Aristotle thought that plants possess what he called a ‘vegetative soul’. Centred on growing and reproducing, this primordial, unthinking state of being was encompassed and far surpassed by the ‘rational soul’ of humans. Friedrich Nietzsche, however, believed that, in the overwhelming confusion of considering how we might live, there was much we could learn from plants – deeply rooted in the ground and yet limitlessly expressive as they are.

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6 Tips for Living a Life of Abundance

Living a life of abundance might seem like an unattainable dream to many people. However, the truth is that most people already possess what’s needed to live an abundant life. It’s just a matter of developing the right attitude and mindset to make you realize and appreciate everything that you have.

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5 Relaxation Techniques for Managing Stress

Relaxation techniques are physical methods or exercises that are used to reduce muscle tension and promote feelings of calmness. These practices also lower other physiological signs of stress, such as high blood pressure and anxiety. Muscle tension is actually a reaction to mental stress, but it also has the effect of putting stress on the body.

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How to Make Time for Yourself

Obligations, work, plans, unforeseen complications- all of these eat into the little precious time that you have for yourself. It can be hard to plan and honor a time slot for “me-time” with all of the things you have to do, but it’s possible with a bit of determination and willpower.

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11 Celebrity Quotes That Will Inspire You

Living your absolute best life sounds awesome, but in the fine print, you’ll find that actually doing it takes some real grit. If you need a bit of a hand building up your moxie, take advice straight from your favorite celebrities already enjoying the spotlight.

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30 Day Happiness Challenge

It’s been rough for everyone. It’s been challenging, maddening, and exhausting. Each day that goes by brings its own set of challenges and questions, but each day is also a new opportunity to experience joy and to slow down and realize what’s important in life.

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Shift Your Mindset With a Gratitude Journal

Many people struggle to maintain a positive mindset. When things are going badly, they can’t see anything outside of their rut. Even when things are good, they focus on the negatives. A negative mindset can be so powerful that, when absolutely nothing is wrong, you find yourself inventing negative scenarios for the future and putting the worst possible spin on the present.

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Gratitude: How to Pass It On

Showing your gratitude to others is one of the most desirable attributes that you can have. Furthermore, it offers benefits to your own life by teaching you to be more grateful for what you have, as well as making you a happier person.

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