Articles in the category General

Environmentally Friendly Ways to Clean Your Car

Cleaning your car is something we all need to do from time to time. Keeping clean the spaces you frequent is important for your mental and emotional health, and your car is no different. But car cleaning supplies are loaded with harmful chemicals that hurt the environment. So, what are your options?

Insights Into “The Burn Zone” [Book Recommendation]

Note: The Burn Zone is a cult survivor’s story, filled with inspiration and encouragement for anyone struggling to find a sense of purpose, spiritual fulfillment, or the answers to their problems.  This article is written by the author, Renee Linnell. Why I Wrote The Burn Zone After getting ordained as a Buddhist monk in 2010, I moved from […]

Feng Shui: How Your Home Influences Your Well-Being

If you love the art of home decorating, both inside and out, and are always trying to reinvigorate your living environment and bring positivity and health into the mix, then you’ve probably heard by now about the ancient Chinese philosophy of Feng Shui. Primarily used in the modern world for home styling, this thousand-year-old discipline […]

10 Basic Relationship Tips I Learned Along the Way 

The internet is teeming with too many relationship tips and advice, making it difficult to filter the wise from the silly. So I’ve had to rely on credible sources for guidance and transpose them on my own experiences to navigate through my own relationships with some success.

4 Ways Your Wellbeing Is Good For Your Work Life

Work health means more than just “am I well enough to make it into work today?” It goes beyond this simple baseline into affecting your health outside of work and the success you might have. It’s easy to forget that work hours are not a time where you’re just on pause, waiting for life to […]

The 8 Most Popular Diets in the 21st Century

Popular diets are not necessarily effective or healthy. When it’s celebrity-tweeted, or there’s enough promotional hype, millions of people who are forever counting calories take on any newfangled weight loss plan. Here are diets, both good and bad, that had their share of buzz in the 21st century.

Natural Cleaning Hacks: Green Cleaning for Your Entire Home

Most people don’t understand just how much the toxic chemicals in their daily lives are affecting their health. This is also the case with the chemicals in cleaners that people use in their homes all the time. Chemicals in toxic household cleaners have been linked to lung disease and asthma, and exposing yourself, your pets […]

Why Cultivating Awe Is Good For You

When you lay eyes on your newborn child for the first time, or traveling, you come upon a majestic mountain jutting into the clouds, or a million twinkling stars in the limitless expanse of the night sky – that indescribable, reverential feeling that engulfs you at that moment is awe.

Are You Raising Entitled Kids?

In the desire to give their children the best of everything, many parents are unknowingly raising entitled kids. The intention was good – give the kids an easier life than what mom and dad had – but the outcome was not what they had anticipated.

Chronic Anger: Its Consequences and How to Manage It

Chronic anger is that feeling of persistent animosity that prevails beyond the normally accepted emotional span. It is hostility that lingers in your heart and mind, and like a gangrenous ulcer, it eats away at your core and destroys your physical and psychological well-being.

The Pros and Cons of Being a Highly Sensitive Person

  Contrary to what many people may think, a highly sensitive person (usually called HSP, for short) is not the opposite of an insensitive person. If the latter is clearly an undesirable quality, the former is not “all sugar and spice and all things nice” either. The high sensitivity trait present in 20 percent of […]

What Do You Do When You Face Changes in Life?

Change is something that we all have to deal with in our lives, and even positive change can cause you to feel stressed and out of control. It’s the uncertainty that change brings rather than the change itself which causes the most stress. This feeling triggers fight or flight reactions within our bodies, elevating the […]

Contribute to Caren’s Cancer War Chest and Help a Mom Fight Breast Cancer

“Generosity is the most natural outward expression of an inner attitude of compassion and loving-kindness.”  – Dalai Lama XIV Here at The Daily Mind, we talk about loving-kindness, generosity, and compassion a lot. These are, after all, integral to our purpose: to find meaning amidst the daily grind.

Financial Betterment Without Being Obsessed With Money

No matter how spiritually advanced you may be, we all live in a physical world with physical needs. Money remains the value transition medium of the physical plane, and we’ve all got to come to some sort of balance with finances in order to be healthy and secure. Still, we all know that we don’t […]

What Is the Best Yoga Mat For You?

Yoga doesn’t require a lot of fancy accoutrements. If anything, the simpler your “get-up”, the better. It is, after all, about letting go. However, there are some things that you cannot do without; some things that you can’t skimp on – the main thing being your yoga mat.

Domestic Abuse – Spot the Warning Signs Before It is Too Late

There is a special anniversary this year. It is already 30th year that we are celebrating the Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. The tradition, started by National Resource Centre on Domestic Violence, is a well-established one and many people are finally talking openly about this issue.  However, domestic abuse is still an epidemic that […]

How to Be an Objective Decision Maker

We are all decision makers. Every day, we have countless decisions to make. Hit the snooze button or get up? Have an extra cup of coffee at home or take one for the ride to work? Take your usual route to work or follow Waze and hope it’s right about the traffic conditions?

A Beginner’s Guide to the Religious Symbols of Japan

Japan is a universally reverent country, with a deep religious history and a long tradition of respect for gods and men alike. You’ll find a rich tapestry of religious traditions including Shintoism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism alongside smaller folk religious traditions. This rich tapestry of spirituality is expressed through a broad vocabulary of religious symbols […]

Is There A Right Way To Bring Up An Ethical Issue At Work?

  Workplace ethics can be a difficult subject to talk about. After all, loyalty, honesty and morality are traits that we expect our fellow workers to have. However, some might not hold these qualities as dear as others. Unfortunately, you will probably have to face an ethical issue during your time in the workforce. And, […]