So much of our lives are spent waiting for the good life. But what if we stopped waiting? Here's why - and how - to stop waiting for life to get better.
Self-discipline means learning to get good at discomfort, to stick to something, and to enjoy any activity as a reward in and of itself.
Simplifying can be harder than you think. Here are some tips on how you can live a simpler life.
An ancient practice dating back to the 10th century may hold significant benefits for your mental and physical well-being today: journaling.
I have a friend who spends much of his life avoiding things he doesn't like, or trying to rush through things. So how can you avoid spending so much time and effort avoiding what's around you?
Here, a doctor she shares her personal reflections of the journey up Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa, and what helped her achieve success.
This week I took a jaunt into the wilderness, and came across such jaw-dropping scenery that my first instinct was to take a picture and share it with everyone I knew. Then I realized I didn't have internet in... Read more...
There are countless ways of meditating, but the benefits remain basically the same: more peace, less stress, better concentration.
The next time you are tempted to say, "I'm out of options. I'm defeated. There is nothing left that I can do," step outside on a clear, starry night. Look up.
What would happen if we broke from our addiction to 'needing' and buying more? What would life be like if we all were wanting very little?
It's been known that mindfulness meditation alleviates stress, but a new study found that 25 minute sessions can improve mental and physical health.
Magazines are filled with articles about work-life balance - yet people work longer hours than ever before. We need to go beyond work-life balance.
Meditation might indeed be a path to migraine relief, according to researchers.
When is the right time to make the difficult decision to end a marriage?
Listen to what is said to be the world's most relaxing song, plus 9 more that should soothe your stress or lull you to sleep.
If you suffer from depression during pregnancy, there's a chance that yoga might be able to help boost your mood.
Intuitive advice columnist DearJames answers a question about a marriage of more than a quarter century, in which the love and intimacy is now gone.
Advice for someone who needs a little guidance on how to be happy and single rather than miserable and single.
If you often experience a loss of focus, you're not alone - fortunately, a solution is probably well within your reach. A physician offers some advice.
New research suggests some innovative, non-invasive ways to potentially help people with paralysis or neurodegenerative disorders.
Why write about these tools for mindful living? Because it’s worth the effort, since being awake means we’re not missing life as we walk through it.
The cherry blossom falls after its short beautiful bloom. The blossom’s impermanence, its fleetingness, its transience - this is why we appreciate it.
A mom who hasn't yelled or screamed or lost her temper is a mythical creature, and probably rides a unicorn. Here's how parents can keep their cool.
Let’s put aside our resistance and judgments for a few minutes, and look for beauty in life changes.