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Sensitive people have gotten a bum rap. We live in a world that doesn't embrace the values of sensitivity, so we get told that we are weak, unusual, touchy, and hard to please. The sad truth is that we hear these messages in many ways throughout our lives. Even if it is from a well-meaning teacher or parent who tries to "toughen us up," the crux of these messages is that there is something wrong with being sensitive. But what if we came to realize that our sensitivity is actually composed of many different strengths? Dr. Kyra Mesich, author of the new Strength of Sensitivity, presents four of the secret strengths of sensitivity.
Date: 2016-04-04 By: Erin Byron MA
It is a busy world and most of our lives are full. So full, in fact, that we barely have time to notice how we are living as life hurries by. This sense of disconnected rushing leads to stress and, in time, pervasive anxiety. Mindfulness, or the act of bringing awareness to our thoughts, bodies, and the present moment, is a powerful practice for reducing stress. Here, Erin Byron, MA, co-author of Llewellyn's Complete Book of Mindful Living, presents five areas that mindfulness can help us relieve stress and anxiety.
Date: 2016-03-07 By: Margaret Ann Lembo
We all strive for more health, happiness, and hope in our lives. This enhanced well-being can be as simple as integrating any number of aroma-energetic practices into your life; these practices combine the powerful effects of aromatherapy and energy for a more powerful result. Margaret Ann Lembo, author of Chakra Awakening; The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones; and the new Essential Guide to Aromatherapy and Vibrational Healing, provides 16 aroma-energetic wellness tips to integrate into your life.
Date: 2016-02-29 By: Margaret Ann Lembo
Simply hearing the word "change" can bring up resistance. We are taught from the beginning that change is hard, and we will sometimes resist change with all our might even if we know that what awaits on the other side would be much healthier for us. Knowing this, how do we begin the process of pursuing those goals that require change? Jenny Mannion, author of the new A Short Path to Change, provides 10 tips to get us started.
Date: 2016-02-18 By: Richard Webster
Fall in Love with Yourself This Valentine’s Day: Uncovering Your Amazing Gifts through the Five Elements
Date: 2016-02-08 By: Leta Herman & Jaye McElroy
Date: 2016-01-04 By: Leta Herman & Jaye McElroy
There is no denying that we live in a time and a culture that is focused on self, and our efforts to be known and seen how we want to be perceived usually produces the opposite outcome than the one we intend. How can we become what we want to be, rather than appearing how we want? Jennie Lee, author of True Yoga, illustrates the power introspection has to change our lives for the better.
Date: 2015-12-21 By: Nathalie W Herrman
We really, truly, can achieve any goal in life. It may be finances, or time, or a shift in attitude or behavior. However, the process might not be easy, nor at first enjoyable. In order to make it a reality, we have to set it up. Here Nathalie Herrman, author of The Art of Good Habits, present a five-step process for achieving our goals.
Date: 2015-11-02 By: Alexandra Chauran
Why is spirituality important? Do we need to strengthen our current relationship with the divine? What if we are an Atheist or Agnostic? Alexandra Chauran, author of the new 365 Ways to Strengthen Your Spirituality, details just how spirituality—no matter how you identify your Divine—can help us in our daily lives, and how her spirituality will aid her personal journey with breast cancer.
Date: 2015-08-24 By: Richard Webster
Telepathy, or mind reading, can be a daunting topic that requires us to suspend our beliefs—but in actuality, we're reading minds in almost every communication we have with others. We use our powers of observation, along with memories, emotions, and reason, to work out what other people are thinking about. How can we enhance these skills, bettering our communications with others? Richard Webster, author of Mind Reading Quick & Easy, offers a few tips.