Category Archives for "Health"

The 4 Essential Variables for a Positive Life Outlook

Stop for a moment right now and think about how you feel physically and emotionally. Take a quick self-inventory. Are you tired? In pain? Energized? Do you feel calm and contented? Stressed or overwhelmed? Do you have any low-level anxiety or lingering sadness? Did you wake up this morning feeling good about the day ahead? […]


30 Reasons to Be Grateful for Living

This weekend the unthinkable happened. On a typical summer weekend night, friends, couples, families, and teenagers went to see a movie. They bought their tickets, got some popcorn and a drink, and settled in their seats to wait for the movie to begin. While waiting, they were chatting with their friends, sending last minute texts, […]


Your Most Valuable Coping Skills When Life Throws You a Curve Ball

A guest post by David Singer of Six Simple Rules Late last year we went through a challenging few weeks at home when our teenage daughter battled a significant, but fortunately temporary, illness. It was an experience that was extremely unnerving, to say the least. Just before this past Thanksgiving, my daughter Julie, age 17, […]


Simple Tasks That Are Good For Your Soul

“Before enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment; chop wood, carry water.” ~Zen Proverb Sometimes my psyche and soul get tired. That’s happened to me this week. Does it ever happen to you? It often happens for me after a particularly busy or intense time with work or in my personal life — or a […]