Being nice to people doesn’t mean you’re a doormat Do you think nice guys finish last? Evidence proves the contrary. You might have the idea stuck in your head that niceness makes you weak, especially if you had an experience that fits the notion. If someone let you down after you were kind, for instance, you may associate being pleasant with being mistreated. If you are nice, though, you have plenty of strengths that not-so-nice folks lack.
Get your dance on If one of your wellness goals is to lose weight, you wouldn’t be alone. But let’s be honest, hitting the gym on a regular basis can become boring and mundane. Moreover, you can do hundreds of crunches a day and still not lose much weight around your mid-section. Most abdominal exercises strengthen the underlying muscles of your core but do very little to get rid of the subcutaneous fat on top.
Do you enjoy your dreams? Are your dreams full of magical forests, flowing rivers and majestic mountains? No? Well, it's not surprising the content of your night-time imaginings aren't always beautiful and cute. Studies show, among other reasons, you sleep in order to process information gained during the day.
Improve your life through generosity Don't you just love people who are generous? Not because they give you things, but because they exude warmth. There's something about them you can't quite put your finger on that makes you want to be in their company. Maybe it's their genuine nature or joyful presence. You might not realize that people with a generosity mindset benefit from being givers. Their benevolence makes them as happy as it makes the receivers of their time, effort, and the other resources they freely share.
Work from home? Here's some practical suggestions to stay motivated "You're so lucky to be self-employed," friends might declare. "You have the freedom to do what you want." Although they're right to an extent, they fail to spot the realities of work-at-home (remote) employees.
Have you ever wondered whether mindfulness changes people? You probably know it can alter their mood but might not realize it can also transform their brain and behavior. Here's what folks who practice mindfulness do differently than individuals who don't share their practice.
Do you do these things? Here's how to create positive change Are you highly motivated? Or do you often feel less than enthusiastic about life? Maybe you encounter momentary zeal and flashes of inspiration that fade fast. If you want to ignite your appetite for living, and make it last, check that you don't carry out these motivation-killing behaviors.
What are your romantic expectations? Do you long to find "the one?" Maybe your heart tells you there's an individual made just for you, but the task of locating him or her is discouraging. It's possible you've inadvertently reduced the chances of getting what you want. Here are five reasons you might not have found that special someone yet and how to get better results.
Supporting someone with anxiety Do you want to help someone with anxiety but have no idea what to do? Here are tips from healthcare experts who know the best ways to support an anxious friend or family member.
Anxiety - The Build Up Anxiety is a process, not just an experience. It doesn't exist until created. It begins with one thought, and like a wave, builds as thoughts collect. You're mostly unaware of developing stress via a build-up of worries, and the procedure goes ahead without intervention. Become more conscious of the formula involved in worry-creation and you'll have the power to make it stop.