286 Items Tagged

creativity

7 Reasons You Need A Nap (Or At Least Some Downtime)

A recent survey revealed what many of us feel: millions of Americans feel guilty about taking downtime and check email or work on weekends and...

Adelma Lilliston
August 27 2014

4 Solo Activities To Help You Heal From A Breakup

In all my years as meditation teacher and mentor I see a lot of suffering caused by breakups. Breakups are hard, but that doesn't mean you can never...

Tom Cronin
August 25 2014

25 Tips To Be A Better Writer

My book How to Write Short was inspired by a story I heard from NPR anchor Scott Simon. He described how his step-father challenged the idea that a...

Roy Peter Clark
August 19 2014

How To Become A Successful Blogger

One of the biggest problems I see wellness professionals struggle with is their love-hate relationship with blogging. They know it’s a great way to...

Mike Iamele
August 12 2014

7 Ways Drinking Wine Can Improve Your Health & Happiness

You’ve heard rumors of the health benefits of wine, and there are many. I’d like to reinforce those and point out other ways wine makes our life...

Beth Ash
August 11 2014

8 Reasons To Write Your Story

As an author and writing mentor, my days are spent writing stories and helping others to write theirs. But every writer I've ever worked with (myself...

Joanne Fedler
August 6 2014

5 Tips To Take Great Pictures, Wherever You Are

Everybody loves vacation, but nobody likes getting ready to go on one. There's a sense of escape but also growing stress as you compile the list of...

Me Ra Koh
August 5 2014

6 Tips To Take Great Photos Of People You Love

In the age of Instagram, I’ve noticed that many people believe a good picture comes from using the right filter. Or having a fancy camera.

Uma Sanghvi
July 27 2014

5 Lessons Learned From Being A Misfit

I was the only kid in my third grade class who wasn't white. I was also the quintessential immigrant kid — outfitted with ill-fitting, discount...

Amy Shah, M.D.
July 18 2014

How To Access Creativity Through Your Sacral Chakra

Creativity is the cornerstone of the human existence and the source of the world’s most remarkable creations. Although, I believe creativity is a gift...

Christy Lynn Abram
July 18 2014

6 Feng Shui Tips To Invite Great Energy Into Your Home

Imagine hosting a marvelous party in your home. Sparkly lights are strung, and colorful bouquets line the tables. Music is playing, candles are...

Amanda Gibby Peters
July 13 2014

14 Easy Ways To Improve Any Piece Of Writing

“The struggle to improve our sentences, is the struggle to improve ourselves,” writes poet Mark Tredinnick. What is it that improves our writing?...

Joanne Fedler
July 9 2014

The Simple Secret To Boosting Your Productivity

You can define productivity in a many different ways. To me, productivity means achieving my highest creative potential on a consistent basis. If...

Megha Mehta
July 7 2014

10 Signs You're Not Willing To Settle For Less In Life

Have you always heard you were "unique" or "eccentric?" Have statements like "a bit different" or "she dances to the beat of her own drum" been made...

Jodi McMurray
July 7 2014

How I Used Art To Lose More Than 60 Pounds

Do you often catch yourself seeking comfort in food? Comfort eating is a result of using food to suppress unwanted feelings or emotions. Left...

Katrina Love Senn
July 7 2014

9 Signs You're Really A Writer (No Matter What Your Day Job Is)

"I’m not a writer," people often tell me. "But I’ve always wanted to write …" There’s no certificate or degree that makes you a writer. A writer is an...

Joanne Fedler
July 1 2014

7 Reasons Why Pole Dancing is Empowering To Women

I know what you might be thinking: how can pole dancing, which has historical ties to the exotic dance industry (one that has at times objectified...

Irmingard Mayer
June 29 2014

Yoga With Friends (Adorable Photos)

Life with friends sweetens, soothes and sillies the soul. Here's a few of my favorite poses with friends.

Robert Sturman
June 25 2014

5 Ways To Manifest Success Every Day

We are creative beings with an astonishing power to achieve so much of what we imagine for ourselves. It takes a strong will and desire, the belief...

Howard Falco
June 25 2014

Why Crafting Is Great For Your Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains

Knit one. Purl one. Knit one. Purl one. Knit one. Purl one. The rhythmic and repetitive nature of knitting is calming, comforting and contemplative....

Sarah McKay, MSc, PhD
June 24 2014