4 Recycling Projects You’ve Got to Try

It’s National Recycling Month—the perfect time to rethink our waste. With a little ingenuity, plastic bottles and cardboard boxes can easily be “upcycled” and turned into something completely different. This weekend, transform former waste into useful accessories for your home and wardrobe. 4 Recycling Projects You’ve Got to Try Design a Fashionable Accessory Do have

Is Stress Wrecking Your Sleep?

Having a hard time falling asleep? There could be a number of reasons for your troubled nights. Stimulants (such as smoking and drinking) or family history could be a factor. But, one of the most common triggers for sleep problems is stress. Sleep Problems Are Common Sleep problems plague millions of people. In fact, an

Laugh the Stress Away

It’s almost April 15 and we can all feel the financial stress of this month. One of the greatest, most simple, and fun stress reducers is laughter. Laughing truly is the best medicine, especially when it comes to stress. Laughter distracts us from negative events and emotions that cause us to stress. Being positive in

Getting in the Dirt Reduces Stress

Gardening is a physical activity that has numerous health benefits. One such benefit is lowering stress, relaxing your mind and body and nourishing your soul. So, if you are interested in lowering your stress this spring consider gardening. Gardening is very popular in America, which is great for stress relief. According to the National Gardening

Stress and High Blood Pressure

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is one of the growing causes of death in America. Fortunately, reducing your stress can help ensure that you live a long and healthy life. Over 1.5 billion people in the world today are suffering from hypertension and over nine million people die due to hypertension complications like heart

Midlife Crisis vs Midlife Transition

It’s common for a middle-aged American to experience a midlife crisis, but this chapter in their lives doesn’t have to be a breaking point. With Mindful direction, a midlife “crisis” could be an opportunity for growth. The term “midlife crisis” was first coined in 1965 by psychoanalyst, Elliot Jacques. It’s defined as a time in

The Mindful Family™

Weekly family meetings are an invaluable tool and can be the glue that keeps a family’s busy life from spinning out of control.  Creating a time and place for the family to meet weekly provides a place for communication, building trust, organizes the family’s lives, and keeps the family focused on what is important. This

Don’t Mix Love and Stress

Stress can create distance in your relationship. Fortunately, there are five mindful tips that can help strengthen your love life. Stress keeps you from communicating and paying attention to your partner. Stress causes you to experience an array of emotions that you can’t control. It can increase your cortisol and adrenaline levels, interfering with your

Love Benefits Your Health

It’s well known that a healthy dose of self-love can have a positive impact on your life. Studies show that sharing love with others can also be good for our health. It’s been found that people in lasting, loving relationships have a better quality of life than their single counterparts. Married people are said to “live longer, have better

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