Recently, I read an interview with author Danielle LaPorte where she stated that she never speaks meanly to herself. “Not ever.”
This blew my mind. Because even though I... Read More
"We need to understand our fears and vulnerabilities, not so we can blast through what stands in our way, but so we can figure out how... Read More
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How many facets of yoga do you know? How many do you practice? At the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat Bahamas,... Read More
In the Soto Zen tradition, emphasis is placed on ethical or mindful acts in everyday practice. This Earth Day practice held at Green Gulch Farm and... Read More
Cumin has a robust flavor and an equally robust medicinal profile. Try a simple tea to get more cumin in your diet.
A native of India and... Read More
A new study suggests that nature may make us happier and healthier because it inspires awe.
In recent years, a number of wilderness therapy programs have... Read More
This week’s research dive found lasting effects from a spiritual encounter, reasons to try curcumin, and why having a happy spouse can help you live longer.
Encountering... Read More
Our life is a journey, a school of life. Everyone we meet has a purpose and a role in our classroom. We too have a role... Read More
Struggle to stay focused when you meditate? Learning to listen like a musician can deepen both your meditation practice and your mindfulness.
Musically minded people are naturally... Read More
False ideas about sleep may be sapping you of energy, vitality, and health.
Some people love to sleep—I’m in that camp—while others begrudgingly head to the mattress... Read More
When life goes sideways on you, it's helpful to remember that one of the most powerful tools we have to affect many layers of our health... Read More
Many leaders focus on having the right answers, but success is more about asking the right questions.
The way we frame a situation can either... Read More
Certain attributes—such as grit, gratitude, and resilience—have risen out of positive psychology research as traits to cultivate for maximum well-being. We imagine them as singular qualities... Read More
At a Glance
Circadian rhythm is your body’s natural regulation of sleep and wake times.Disruption of the body’s internal clock can have a huge effect on productivity... Read More
What feelings truly push people outside their comfort zone?
No one understands as I do the inherent difficulty in changing old and persistent habits. But habits begin... Read More
With so many CBD products on the market, knowing what to look for can feel overwhelming. S&H spoke with Christina Sasser, the CEO, founder, and chief product officer... Read More
As technology becomes better at distracting us, being more conscious of how we use our attention is essential. Here's how you can regain focus and control.
Have... Read More
Intentionally smiling can be part of your spiritual practice.
I recently played a word association game with my eight-year-old granddaughter, Kya. I said “peanut butter,” she said... Read More
This simple yet effective form of deep breathing defuses the stress feedback loop and teaches your brain and body to relax.
Taking a deep breath or two... Read More
For as long as I can remember, I have been a fairly ambitious person. As a young child, I kept journals filled with ideas about what... Read More
Cold-water swimming might sound unpleasant, but research suggests regular dips in cold water can improve health and longevity.
Bare early March trees rake a pale blue sky,... Read More
From the archive: Selected stories from the past 20 years.
We learn best when we are not learning—when we make more room for silence.
Scientists know all too well that... Read More
A new study compares different mindfulness practices with the aim of discovering which one is most helpful for dealing with stress.
Mindfulness meditation has long been touted... Read More
Purposeful pauses allow us to be more fully present, and that presence is felt by those around us—it feels like respect, true collaboration, and caring.
In a... Read More
Leadership styles have shifted steadily over the past couple of decades. This shift has been prompted by the generational evolution of the workforce makeup resulting in a... Read More