The Power of Positive Feedback

My Mind 14.1.2015

I recently wrote about the importance of receiving — and how letting in good stuff is often more difficult than giving. But this is not to minimize the value and power of extending ourselves in generous ways to others. How often have we felt devalued, unappreciated, and criticized? A basic human need is to be valued, seen, … Read More

How To Be As Sharp and Calm As A Yogi

My Mind 16.3.2015

It’s one thing to change your mind, but a brand new study actually shows that meditation can literally change your mind matter.  This matters, because the subtle practice of meditation can support better memory, more confidence, more compassion, and steady stress management. For the first time, studies are showing a direct, scientific map back to … Read More

A Simple Cure to Impulsive Overspending

My Mind 3.10.2014

If you, like many, impulsively spend and then regret it, there is a simple cure. Gratitude. A study recently published in Psychological Science shows that an attitude of gratitude tempers impulsive urges. In the study, participants had the option of choosing 54 dollars now, or 80 dollars in a month.The researchers then induced moods of … Read More

Bored? Good! 3 Reasons Why Boredom is Healthy

My Mind 25.3.2016

“I’m booooored!” That saying may harken back to your childhood, but when was the last time you were truly bored?  Health and happiness are greatly affected by allowing for some mental downtime.  Here’s why boredom is healthy and how to get more of it into your life. Get Bored for Bright Ideas According to a … Read More

Overcoming Shame:The Powerful Benefits of a Little Self-Love

My Mind 17.4.2015

Are you highly self-critical? Do you beat yourself up over failures? Do you work too much and push too hard without giving yourself time to breathe? Do you feel the need to compete, outperform others, and move ahead of the pack? Do you live with shame or a sense of not being good enough? We live in … Read More

3 Yoga Poses to Help You Get More Sleep

My Mind 24.6.2015

You must sleep to be healthy and happy! Because of the risks associated with not getting enough sleep, such as illness and lack of healing, and the benefits of getting quality rest, like strong immunity and mental focus, we are seeking natural solutions for sleep more than ever before. No one wants to be a … Read More

How to Meditate: A Beginners Guide

My Mind 25.1.2016

Meditation will change your life, if you let it. The pace of our modern life is at least ten times what it was just 10 years ago. Technology improved our lives, but also created a more frenetic and stressful pace. If we decided to stop, breathe, and become more mindful, we would reduce stress and … Read More

6 Ways to Take Control

My Mind 27.5.2015

Living life is can be very challenging at times. Getting the hang of what works for you and what doesn’t may take a very long time. Sometimes you get confused and frustrated by what you’re doing, or where you’re going. You may try to follow your own wisdom, but there are times when your internal … Read More

Well-being Is the New Power Meeting

My Mind 9.2.2015

Happy employees often mean a happy workplace.  Research shows that an employee’s feelings of well-being are big factor in employee satisfaction. For a healthier and more productive work place, ditch the conference room, restaurant, or bar for your next power meeting! Instead, boost employee well-being with these healthier alternatives. Walk (or Picnic) in the Park … Read More

5 Big Reasons Mindfulness Makes Your Life Better

My Mind 9.10.2015

Be “mindful,” but practice clearing your mind to do that. It can be confusing, but there is a real reason that freeing your mind to use your mind optimally is good for your health and wellbeing. Science now backs up the art of awareness, often practiced through mindfulness meditation, which helps you clear clutter from … Read More