201 Items Tagged

compassion

Are You Going About Happiness All Wrong?

Happiness is an addiction in our society. We seek that high over and over, seldom finding the fix, but persistently trying to experience that feeling....

Gia Ravazzotti
August 4 2014

8 Simple Ways To Lead A More Blissful Life

Are you living each day with vitality and enthusiasm? Or are you just getting by, painfully stuck in the status quo? It’s normal to get bogged down...

Monica Coulter
August 1 2014

16 Signs You're An Emotionally Intelligent Person

Many of us grew up in homes where feeling was a bad word. Tears were childish, anger was bad, and vulnerability was not to be shown. But more and...

Megan Bruneau, M.A.
August 1 2014

7 Unexpected Gifts Of Being Highly Sensitive

When I studied law in my 20s, I learned of the "eggshell skull" concept in torts, where a victim suffers more harm than the average person because of...

Joanne Fedler
July 30 2014

I Was A Therapist Who Couldn't Forgive. Here's How I Learned

I became a forgiveness researcher and teacher because I was miserable. I was bitter and unhappy and even my wife was getting tired of hearing me moan...

Fred Luskin, Ph.D.
July 29 2014

What Should You Say To Someone Grieving A Loved One's Death?

After sweating through a hot yoga class, my friends and I went to the nearest juice bar for a smoothie. While waiting for our drinks, I started...

Aimee DuFresne
July 29 2014

50 Habits For A Happy Life

Life can feel frustrating. Maddening. Insanity-inducing, even. At times, happiness and contentment may seem achievable only in your wildest dreams.

Hannah Sentenac
July 29 2014

5 Things I Learned About Love After My Divorce

I traveled a rough road during my mid-30s. I never thought I’d get divorced at 32. But when confronted with losing myself in an unhealthy partnership...

MeiMei Fox
July 29 2014

20 Inspirational Ways To Upgrade Your Life

It seems everywhere you look these days, people are dishing out feel-good mantras and their take on what will make you happy. It can be overwhelming....

Shannon Kaiser
July 27 2014

How To Make Yourself More Likable

I never thought in terms of “likes” until I joined Facebook five years ago. This simple word “like” has reframed my perspective, and I have a...

Silvia Mordini
July 26 2014

7 Ways To Get The Most Out Of A Yoga Class

Yoga can provide many benefits to its practitioners. But how can you get the most out of your time on the mat? It's one of the questions I get asked...

Hope Knosher
July 13 2014

8 Habits That Rob You Of Happiness

Humans are largely habitual creatures, and, unfortunately, this hard-wired ability can be used for good or ill. While we may earnestly avow that we're...

Hannah Sentenac
July 8 2014

What Highly Sensitive People Can Teach Us All About Kindness

I work with a lot of highly sensitive people, and they often start a session like this:

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
July 1 2014

9 Spiritual Principles To Make You More Creative

Creativity, like any other skill, can be nourished. It's important to remember, though, that it takes time and dedication to tap into your inner...

Joanne Fedler
June 15 2014

20 Life Experiences Everyone Should Try Before They Die

As a travel writer, I gain inspiration from the world: places, people and the experiences we suck in to live a full, rich life. Most people have some...

Shannon Kaiser
June 6 2014

How To Set Boundaries Without Being Mean

You know that feeling when you say "yes" to something, then immediately regret it? Whether it’s volunteering for a committee or agreeing to pick up...

Vanessa Loder, MBA
May 31 2014

Why You Should Try Growing A Compassion Garden

While gardening the other day, I was struck by how much we need to be simultaneously gentle and creative with plants, just as we must be in life. One...

Silvia Mordini
May 27 2014

18 Easy Ways To Be Kind

We have two options in life: To be kind, or not to be kind. It’s absolutely empowering to choose kindness, and below are 18 ways to help you practice...

Emily Nolan
May 22 2014

5 Things I Wish People Would Start Doing In Bikram Yoga

Recently I read a post about what to stop doing in a Bikram yoga. The piece stirred some strong emotions in me, and I thought it might be helpful to...

Allyson Potrebka
May 15 2014