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

Your Top 5 Spiritual Priorities If You’re 30-something

My Soul 26.5.2015

You’re old enough to know what you want and go for it, but along the way you want to be well – not overwhelmed. As you form real and lasting relationships, experience career changes, expand your family and more, get comfortable in your own skin. Craft your own spiritual path and grow gracefully into your … Read More

How Pillow Talk Makes You Happier

My Soul 11.3.2016

Pillow talk is much more than a new song by a former One Direction heart throb, it’s scientifically-sound, pre-sleep quiet quality time you share with your partner that could greatly benefit you and your partner’s health, happiness, and relationship. How and how often you do it could make the difference in your relationship. The Proof … Read More

Why You Should Plan Your Summer Holiday Right Now

My Soul 16.2.2015

It may be the dead of winter, but it’s time to set your sights on summer.  Planning your summer holiday months in advance benefits your budget – but also your mind and soul. While Americans on average get about 16 vacation days a year, many people take breaks in four-day increments.  Some experts recommend a … Read More

How to Discover Your Own Wellness Retreat

My Soul 25.3.2015

Want a vacation for the mind, body and soul?  Try a wellness retreat.  These getaways nourish your whole self, and there’s a whole array of retreat choices on the planet.  How do you find the right one for you?  Ask yourself these questions. What do you want? Do you want to lose weight? Learn to … Read More

How to Get Inspired for Health and Happiness In A New Year

My Soul 21.12.2015

New Year’s Resolutions are fine, but what if you could restart your imagination and realize greater health and happiness moving forward in your life? “We get excited for a new year – pumped up – and we start to imagine the possibilities for our life,” said Alex Kip, who produces and hosts the podcast, SoulFeed. … Read More

Can a Dream Board Help Dreams Become a Reality?

My Soul 8.4.2015

Dream boards may sound like new age hocus pocus, but there’s actually some science behind the vision board idea.  The brain likes images, and new research shows it can process pictures at lighting speed. Dream boards work because we’re visual. We often have a running list of goals, hopes and dreams stuck inside our brains.   … Read More

4 Steps to a Deeper Gratitude

My Soul 1.5.2015

We know that feeling and expressing gratitude is a good thing. But what needs to happen inside us so that we’re more mindful and present for the experience of gratitude? How can the experience of gratitude open us to life more deeply and connect us more intimately with each other? Recognizing Gratitude is a sense … Read More