Check out our top articles on mindfulness. That means embracing the entire sensory experience and noticing everything going on around you.
When you breathe deeply, you are sending a message to your brain to calm down and relax. Check out our top articles and tips on how breathing techniques can help with the alleviation of stress and try them out this DeStress Monday.
Use Destress Monday as a day to make love go viral with our gloriously gleeful GIF.
Gratitude means taking what you have and making it enough. By pausing that extra second to appreciate the things we hold most dear — family, friends, our health, that morning cup of coffee, we can improve our own wellbeing and influence the lives of others. And this impact can span from the psychological to the physical.
Smile, you’re on camera. Well, not really, but just pretend like you are, because the simple act of smiling can do you and everyone around you a lot of good.
Research shows that it only takes one good deed to change a person’s afternoon, day, week, month, or lifetime. A kind action reverberates beyond your immediate social circle and can impact the lives of people you may never even meet.
The same is true when a kind or positive post is shared on social media.
The changing of the seasons provides an opportunity to reflect and recognize the changes occurring in our own lives. Embracing this time of year as a period of introspection and mindfulness can uplift the spirit and prepare us for the winter months ahead.
When others are speaking, it’s easy for your thoughts to wander. Suddenly you may realize you don’t remember what was just said. Mindful listening keeps you present in the moment. It enables you to better understand what people are saying, physically and emotionally. So you engage in richer, more meaningful communication.
This Monday, see how empathy is a valuable tool for reducing stress and strengthening our personal relationships.
Typically, we think of kindness as flowing out to others, but it can also mean being kind to ourselves. Let’s use Monday to see kindness in a new light.