Top Health and Happiness Benefits of a Digital Detox Cleanse

My Soul 30.1.2015

A self-imposed digital detox cleanse can boost your health and create more happiness in your life. Research shows the average adult spends about 4.5 hours a day watching TV and uses a digital device (smartphone, tablet, computer) almost 6 hours a day – terrible for your health and wellbeing. However, new research suggests that turning … Read More

How to Radiate and Attract Happiness

My Soul 1.5.2015

The yogis believe you are happy when you 1) know and love yourself, 2) are open to constant learning, and 3) make choices to support your wellbeing. That glow of being peaceful and happy comes from within, and when you shine your inner light, happy energy shines back. Here are a few ways to develop … Read More

How To Reboot Your Life the Yogi Way

My Soul 29.7.2015

There’s a reason when you clean out your closet you feel amazing – you can see everything! Imagine if you could build up this practice of regularly clearing out the clutter in your mind, so you could really see what’s happening in your life without judgment – but with total clarity. Yogis believe that when … Read More

How to Avoid Summer Burnout At Work

My Soul 9.7.2014

Think you’re working too hard already? When the heat is on outside, your internal fire, already burning with hard work and stress, needs special attention so you don’t combust. Here’s a 5-step plan to support health and avoid burnout, without reducing productivity. Step 1 — Get Productive, Earlier Take advantage of summer’s early light to … Read More

8 Messages to Teach Young Women and Girls About Happiness

My Soul 4.3.2015

Women’s happiness levels have been on the decline for the past few decades, so says a 2009 study entitled, “The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness.” If that is the case, what are young women and girls learning about what it means to be happy? Who are their happiness role models? It wasn’t until I burned out after … Read More

5 Summer Vacations That Feed Your Soul

My Soul 4.5.2015

What did you get out of your last vacation?  While rest and relaxation are key components to unwinding, a vacation can be more than just a break from the rat race.  Here are five vacations that give you fresh perspective and expand your horizons.  You’ll be able to do some deep soul-searching and see the … Read More

Are You Taking Advantage of Holistic Health at Work?

My Soul 1.10.2014

Since the Affordable Care Act passed, companies have a new directive and incentive to look into wellness programs to help their employees. Access to all sorts of health benefits could be right under your nose – you just have to look a little closer. Does your job offer a wellness program, and how can it … Read More

One is the Loneliest Number: Find Community to Get Happy

My Soul 18.4.2014

What’s the secret to health and happiness?  It could be… increasing the number of people in your life. As much as you love your alone time, make a point to connect with others. One study found that if you spend 6-7 hours per day socializing, you are 12 times more likely to be happier! Here are … Read More

5 Simple Habits To Start Feeling Better Today

My Soul 24.3.2014

You keep saying it: “I want to be healthier,” but you don’t have time for big workouts or enough money to stock the fridge with 100% organic foods. In fact, by the end of the day, you just want to sit on the couch, watch TV and pour yourself a bowl of cereal. It doesn’t … Read More

3 Yoga Poses to Boost Mom’s Mood – and Yours!

My Soul 11.5.2015

Yoga can be a huge gift for moms-to-be as they cope with overwhelming changes, according to a new study from Brown University. Without any other kind of counseling and therapy, the women in the study practiced in class and at home. The more yoga they did, the better they felt mentally. What works for moms … Read More

How To Stop Social Media Stress

My Soul 14.12.2015

Aunt Martha lives 1,000 miles away but she’s stressing you out.  According to her latest social media update, her dog is sick, she may get laid off and she hates all the candidates running for president.  While social media can connect us, it can also blur our boundaries to the point of emotional and mental … Read More

5 Rainy Day Activities to Create More Happiness In Your Life

My Soul 10.4.2015

Spring is a magical time of year: the sun rises earlier in the morning and sets later in the evening. The days become slightly warmer, and flowers start to bloom. However, April showers (and those in May and June) make it challenging to do everything outdoors. Here are five rainy day activities that will create … Read More