No matter your media source, you can’t help but notice how these volatile times impact communities across the country. It took a global pandemic for most to become aware of the many daily challenges Americans face. Climate change, food shortages, civil unrest, social injustices, political chaos, violent crimes, and, recently, inflation have left many mentally, emotionally, and financially overwhelmed. Naturally, it would prompt an empathetic or compassionate person to want to do something to make a difference. [Read more…] about Ways To Make A Positive Impact On Your Community
Togetherness—not Otherness—is a Remedy for Global Healing
Human beings have an infinite capacity to be kind, generous, and supportive of one another. When that happens, I call it the huddle effect. It often occurs when people need support during a crisis. Suddenly, we realize how much we need each other.[Read more…] about Togetherness—not Otherness—is a Remedy for Global Healing
The Mental Health Benefits of Gifting “Just Because”
It is expected to give gifts on birthdays and holidays, but sometimes the unexpected gifts are the best ones. Gifting doesn’t only benefit the receiver, but it also benefits the giver. Giving gifts has many benefits such as building connections, improving your mood, and improving your physical health, which all impact how you feel mentally. Investing in others is the key to a happier and healthier life.
Check out these 8 benefits of gifting “just because”. [Read more…] about The Mental Health Benefits of Gifting “Just Because”
What is the Principle of Aparigraha?
You’ve heard of the yamas—specifically ahimsa, satya, asteya, and brahmacharya. The last yama is aparigraha, or non-attachment. But what is the principle of aparigraha?[Read more…] about What is the Principle of Aparigraha?
Monday Meditation: Send Loving Kindness to Your Partner
Integrating loving kindness in your meditation practice helps improve emotional health, increases compassion and empathy, and heals your relationships. In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here’s a meditation that shows you how to send loving kindness to your partner.[Read more…] about Monday Meditation: Send Loving Kindness to Your Partner
How to Improve Your Relationships By Being Mindful
Mindfulness can help improve your relationships. Whether it means attracting the right partner, developing strong friendships, or healing your marriage, practicing mindfulness can positively impact your current and future relationships. If you’d like to learn how to improve your relationships by being mindful, read on![Read more…] about How to Improve Your Relationships By Being Mindful