It's kinda messed up, right? Most of America is in an abusive relationship with dieting. We know they're not good for us, but they tempt us with their promises of "This time will be different," so we run lovingly back into their arms only to be disappointed all over again. So why do we do it? … Continue reading Why do we keep going on diets even though we know they don’t work?
Gratitude Challenge: Purchases That Spark Joy
Marie Kondo's method for tidying up is sweeping the nation and is the source of inspiration for today's gratitude prompt: What's a recent purchase that has sparked joy? Cultivate gratitude for your good fortune -- large or small.
Why Develop A Gratitude Practice
This time of year can be rough -- the holidays are over and the weather is bleak --- but a small shift in mindset can dramatically change the day's trajectory. And that isn't just some "turn that frown upside-down" bs either.
The Reality of Self-Care Routines
“YOU MUST CARVE OUT A MOMENT TO YOURSELF EVERY SINGLE DAY.” People have all sorts of reactions to this statement. From "that's selfish," to "I don't have time for that," we all have our reasons for avoiding the wisdom of the statement above. But if we carved out even just two minutes for ourselves each … Continue reading The Reality of Self-Care Routines
Gratitude Is So Gangster
I’m not really sure how gratitude and gangsters came to be associated with one another, but if it gets people to give it a try then I guess I won’t read too much into it. From improved general happiness to a strengthened immune system, it’s hard to find a reason why we wouldn’t want to practice gratitude. So the question should no longer be if we practice gratitude but how we practice it.