Teaching mindfulness to children has been proven to have a wide variety of benefits. It is also much easier and simpler than you would expect. Our children are growing up in a very different world than the one we grew up in. This is for many different reasons, but the most obvious would be the
If you are struggling in any area of your life whether it be at home, work, or with your health, you might need to learn how to become the best version on yourself. Who you are now vs. Who you could be When you think about who you are and who you would like to
I have known many people who focus much of their energy on staying thin and losing weight. For most of them, this involves incorporating “zero-calorie” or “low-calorie” foods into almost every meal. Personally, I have never understood this “fad” because I think that those foods taste artificial, and I simply do not enjoy eating them.
Nearly 340 million people worldwide struggle with depression; unfortunately, a good percentage of them don’t find relief through conventional medicine. Worse, depression is the number one cause of disability worldwide. A growing number of people would prefer not to use prescription medications, which come with numerous possible negative side effects, including weight gain, loss of
Ketogenic diet results are 100% inevitable. Whether you’re thrilled or not with your specific results depends on how well you’ve prepared for the keto diet. Bad preparation leads to bad results. Good preparation leads……OK you get the idea. I don’t even know why I started writing something so obvious. Waste of keystrokes. Or is it?
If you’ve been accused (or accused yourself) of living in the past, the following will both shock and inspire you. Here’s the deal. You’re not 100% living in the past. Not even close. If 100% of you were living in the past, the present would be lost on you. No one lives 100% in the
Mindfulness changes your perception of time. Can you guess whether mindfulness speed up time or slows it down? Mindfulness slows down time. In a more mindful state, it feels like you have more time. This is proven through research. Interestingly, it only takes one brief mindfulness meditation session for the time-slowing effects of mindfulness to
Why can’t I lose weight? Anyone who has been haunted by this question – often for decades – is a saint in my eyes. Oh, you’re not perfect. And you’re probably too obsessed with your weight, even if you keep that one a secret. No one knows what you put yourself through, only to sabotage
How to stop thinking about something? The approach in this post has more depth and is complex and interesting compared to typical approaches to stop thinking about something you don’t want to think about. This post is meant to give you a beginning framework. If you tell a psychiatrist or mental health counselor that you
Eat when you are hungry. Stop when you’re satisfied. These simple instructions will guide you to lose weight steadily until you reach your body’s ideal weight. There is no special diet. No food restrictions. It’s so simple. However, it takes some self-awareness and practice. Most of us live out our lives in relation to food