Article Archive for Personal Growth

Stay happy by staying grounded in the present
The idea of “living in the moment” has inspired a lot of motivational posters and T-shirts, but it’s really an important concept...
The Benefits of Meditation
Buddhists, yogis and ayurvedic doctors have said for centuries that meditation improves health and well-being. Now scientists are...
Why and how to meditate
Meditation is an approach to training the mind, similar to the way that fitness is an approach to training the body. But many...
How to focus your mind to benefit your body, plus 4 types of meditation
Meditation and visualization are empowering tools to enhance consciousness and self-awareness and to focus the mind....
Plus the benefits of meditation
Silence befalls an ancient temple as rows of robed monks settle themselves, body and mind. Eyes closed, legs pulled up into Lotus...
Laughter might be the best medicine
One of the best feelings in the world is the deep-rooted belly laugh. It can bring people together and establish amazing...
Go figure: We try to get close and stay close in a relationship — but our tactics often put a strain on the very bonds we're...
Make your own Valentine’s Day massage oils with plant-based essential oils
It’s time to reinvent Valentine’s Day. While an evening of oysters, chocolate and champagne may dazzle the taste buds momentarily...
Ah, the pleasures of dining out on a romantic evening. Soft dinner music, candles flickering as you gaze lovingly into your...
After five years of weight gain, anxiety and sleep deprivation, Gray found support and decided to make a change.
Julia Gray never had problems with weight. Throughout high school and college, she was always active, successful and hard working...