203 Items Tagged

compassion

7 Ways To Be Good To Yourself, Even When You're Stressed & Overworked

There is a crisis of overwhelmed, over-worked, exhausted women right now. We’re confusing self-compassion with being selfish and it’s damaging not...

Vanessa Loder
May 11 2014

5 Things Everyone Should Know About Acceptance

The first time someone posed the idea of "acceptance" to me, I was chatting with my first therapist. We were discussing my relationship with my dad...

Megan Bruneau
May 10 2014

5 Reasons I'm Happy I Grew Up Chubby

I've recently been strutting around in my apartment after the gym in a sports bra to proudly show off the beginnings of my two-pack abs. My husband...

Syeda Nazmi
April 27 2014

The Secret To A Blissed-Out Pregnancy & Mamahood

Before we dive in, I'd first like to talk to all those ladies out there having trouble in the baby department. If it's been a struggle getting...

Alicia Silverstone
April 18 2014

What I Wish More People Knew About Elephants

If you haven’t heard yet, you will soon: thousands of elephants are being slaughtered each year. When elephants “give up” their teeth (ivory) to us to...

Dereck Joubert
April 15 2014

5 Things I Miss About Weighing More Than 300 Pounds

I used to weigh more than 300 pounds. I smoked like a house on fire, I drank like a blues guitarist, I ate whatever I wanted whenever I wanted, and I...

Kelly Coffey
March 21 2014

21 Signs Your Meditation & Yoga Practices Are Working

Meditation and yoga practices help us to work toward becoming happier and peaceful human beings. This is an ongoing process and can take a lifetime....

Rucha Tadwalkar
March 20 2014

The Dos & Don'ts Of Helping A Friend Who's Depressed

As depression affects 1 in 5 people at some point in their lives, chances are you know someone who is currently living with the illness, or you will...

Megan Bruneau
March 16 2014

10 Small Acts Of Kindness You Can Practice Daily

The Dalai Lama famously said, "My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness."

Hali Tsotetsi
March 11 2014

Normal, Schmormal: How To Learn To Love Your Quirks

I first confronted the shame of not feeling normal in grade school, when my friend told me that “ALL mommies and daddies” live in the same house. I am...

Jasmine Crane
March 10 2014

How To Stop Being So Reactive All The Time

How we interpret things plays a vital role in where our time, energy, and attention goes. While it can be very clear to know what our intentions are,...

Jenn Kashiwa
March 3 2014

4 Things You Deserve When It Comes To Your Health Care

As an integrative physician, I've had the privilege of entering a very special relationship with my patients. They courageously walk into my office,...

Dr. Alejandra Carrasco
March 3 2014

Why We Should Find Gratitude & Beauty In Everything

Look around. See those little elements all around you for which you can be grateful. Yes, I know. Sometimes the view is crowded. Sometimes you can’t...

Rebecca Butler
February 24 2014

10 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right Now

The mind is a real magician. It often presents an illusion so real that we don’t even stop to consider if it’s true. When we define ourselves by our...

Tina Williamson
February 12 2014

5 Things Yoga Can Teach You About Being In An Intimate Relationship

Whether you practice yoga with or without your partner, the ancient teachings of yoga can greatly support and help sustain a healthy, positive and...

Lauren Eckstrom
February 11 2014

Body-Shaming: How To Spot It + How To Stop It

Do you ever catch yourself in a downward spiral of negative self-talk about your body?

Dr. Sooji Rugh
February 4 2014

Why Animals Are Smarter Than You Think (And Why You Should Care)

It is time for us to understand that animals, even the very small ones, are conscious. They have feelings, they show empathy, and they display...

Dr. Jon Lieff
February 3 2014

5 Ways To Deal (Gracefully) With Any Jerks In Your Life

While most of us try to become more kind and thoughtful as we age, sadly, some people just don't (or can't) do this and they wind up being bullies....

Emily Nolan
February 3 2014

Remind Me: Why Exactly Should I Be Meditating?

Why, exactly, do we meditate? What’s the point? In a personal sense — not an academic one — how might we answer these questions?

Dr. Paula Watkins
February 3 2014

You Aren't Bragging If You Like Yourself! How To Boost Your Confidence

Confidence can make a big difference in your life, because once you start living from a confident place, you'll be braver. You'll face challenges head...

Chris Freytag
February 2 2014