Posts Tagged ‘Healthy’

Developing More Compassion for Yourself

  Recent psychological studies are confirming the wisdom that has long been taught in Buddhism and other traditions, that developing more compassion for yourself will make you happier and more successful at reaching your goals. Whatever your spiritual beliefs, these are some of the benefits of self-compassion and methods for attaining them.   Benefits of…

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The Importance of Self-Respect

  Why is self-respect so important? When you have self-respect, you actually fully love yourself. You love yourself for who you are on the inside and not just because of what you do, what you look like, or what you’re capable of. When you have self-respect, you take pride in who you are and you…

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Invest in Yourself and Enjoy the Difference

  You spend time and money keeping your car in good shape, but what about your body? You do things for your children, but what about yourself? Why not spend some time, money, and effort on yourself? There’s a lot you can do to invest in yourself. See how much more you can accomplish when…

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Stop Negative Self-Talk Before It Utters Another Word

  As humans, we’re sometimes very hard on ourselves. Whether we’re conscious of it or not, our beliefs can sometimes be very damaging to our self-esteem. Unfortunately, these negative talking points in our head sometimes keep us stuck in a rut. A great psychologist, Albert Ellis, had many tokens of wisdom to pass around. One…

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Create Your Own Life Philosophy and Live it

  Maybe you’ve been living the Australian dream. You have an attractive spouse, a nice house and car, two kids, and a membership at the country club, yet you’re strangely dissatisfied. Maybe the Australian dream isn’t your dream. How can one version of how to live life appeal to everyone? You’re an individual, right? It’s…

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6 Tricks to Stop Anxious Thoughts In Their Tracks

  Do you have racing thoughts and anxiety? It’s hard to focus on anything else when anxiety takes control of your mind. You’re filled with worries and uncertainties. You can’t calm down or rest. Fortunately, there are ways to control anxious thoughts, and it just takes practice to master the techniques.   Try these tips…

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Learn How to Be True to Yourself

  There’s no one out there who knows you better than you know yourself! Your likes, dislikes and indifferences should be more apparent to you than to anyone else. However, you may find it hard sometimes to really commit to what you know about yourself. Being true to yourself requires a lifetime of work. Life…

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The Flaw of Comparing Yourself to Others

  If you’re lacking contentment, it could be because you’re comparing yourself to others. You’ve been on Facebook and seen the pictures of others living their seemingly exciting lives. It only takes a moment to find yourself wishing you had someone else’s career, body, house, or vacation.   Comparing ourselves to others is a common…

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Give Yourself a Mental Makeover

Although you might take great care of your body, you may not give much thought to your mental self. It’s time to ask yourself, “What do I do to take care of my mind and keep it in excellent shape?” For some excellent mental makeover techniques, read on.   Know what makes you happy and…

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