A minimalistic way of life is only a part of sustainable living, and if you are opting for an eco-friendly life, then you have to embrace minimalism with all its perks. Luckily, there are more than you can imagine. A minimalistic way of life brings us closer to our most essential values and teaches us how to be more satisfied with what we have and enjoy life as it is. This doesn’t mean that you have to give up on improving your life, but merely learn how to…Continue
If you are coping with troubling thoughts each day, then begin using yoga methodologies to quiet your mind. Yoga is one of the oldest forms of exercise, but it is also used for improving the condition of the mind. Here is how yoga can help you to feel calmer.
Centering the mind is necessary to quiet the mind, and…Continue
There is nothing more painful than to want a baby and to be told you can’t have one. There are or course, very rare circumstances in which there is a genetic or immune malfunction that may need doctor intervention; however, most infertility diagnoses are “unexplained”. If you fall into the “unexplained” category, I’m here to tell you that you can have a baby, without doctor intervention, naturally, on your terms. Whether it’s your age or your partner’s sperm…Continue
Compassion Fatigue is huge in the animal welfare and veterinary communities. Signs can be depression, anger, anxiety, sadness, and more.
People who work in shelters and rescues often say it’s the hardest job they ever had. But they stay there because the animals need them. They are passionate about their work, but there’s only so much help they can offer as an individual. And the heartbreak that they experience becomes what is known as Compassion Fatigue.
The Centers for…Continue
The Light We Shine
By Judi Lynch
Word count -698 (September submission posted 10-5-2019)
Bio word count -60
Verily, there are incredible and kind-hearted people in the world whose purpose in life is to bring light to others for the good of humanity! When we reflect on their amazing acts of heroism and bravery beyond the ordinary, we witness people helping others without thought of reward. Instinctively they do the right thing in times of trouble and chaos…Continue
Abstract: As 2020 approaches we all scurry to welcome the New Year carrying with us the baggage of our past. What if instead we hugged our past goodbye and tried something different to find peace in our lives? Witnessing, or Sakshibhav Meditation, works with believers and nonbelievers alike. The daily practice of this meditation has empowered many from around the world to step back from an external event, a thought attack from inside, any physical ailment, or…Continue
After years of being a psychiatrist and dealing with depression and other mental health issues, this is what I’ve learned: When someone is depressed, there are things you should say and things you shouldn’t say.
1) “I see that you’re having a hard time.” People feel better when they’re understood and not judged or…Continue
Part 1: Creating Healthy, Balanced Spaces through Space Clearing
Living Intuitively main title for this two-part series is “How Space Clearing Helps Places and People Thrive.” Then each of the two articles has its own title.
Abstract: Throughout history we have tried to be comfortable in our spaces at home and at work, using rituals and techniques like space clearing. A new way of space clearing consults with both people and their spaces to mesh…Continue
Abstract: There are things we can do to prepare for the death of a beloved—and the grief that accompanies it. In this two-part series on preparing for the death of a beloved I offer tips to help navigate the coming death. Part 1 covers taking care of everyone else. Part 2 covers taking care of yourself. Material is condensed from my upcoming book, “The Afterlife Is a Party: What People and Animals Teach Us About Love, Reincarnation, and the Other…Continue
Meditation is defined as the process of training your mind to focus and redirect your thoughts, and many people reap major benefits from the practice. The popularity of meditation continues to increase as more and more people notice its physical and mental benefits. Check out these four life-changing health benefits of meditation.
Being highly intuitive isn’t for the select few. All of us can be taught to develop our intuition. Learning to work with the energy around us and our intuition will help us achieve the clarity in life we seek and to realize we are down our right path. There are certain protocols one needs to follow and feel comfortable when we connect with our intuition. All it takes is practice and willingness.
If we are not firing up our intuition or psychic senses, then we are probably not…
We have been conditioned to live our lives in a state of fear, being dictated on how to live, what to eat, what to do what not to do, how to look, how to feel, what we can and cannot do and that if we dare to…Continue
Dying is never a subject we want to discuss but, it is important for us to ease any fears for those ready to transition. As a family member, watching the deterioration and not being able to find the right words to bring comfort, it can be even more daunting. There are things we can do to ease any fears our loved one may have and to make the transition a little easier.
Why do New Year’s Resolutions fail? They take too long. In our hyper times, we’re constantly in flux, and slowing down for anything is to admit defeat—or die. But what if you could both keep up with your busy life and slow down so it all makes sense?
You can, and the holidays are a good time to start. That means skipping one big New Year’s resolution in favor of a monthly mind, body, spirit task that will fine-tune your holistic life by year’s end.
The following are suggestions…Continue
Being a yoga instructor can be a rewarding experience for both you and your students. Doing everything that you can to become the best teacher possible will help you develop a steadier clientele and gain more trust and respect from your students. Here are a few tips for becoming a better yoga instructor.
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The Heart of an Empath
By Judi Lynch
Word count – 669
Bio word count - 60
Empathy is one of the signs of emotional intelligence. It is the ability to understand another from their point of reference and emotionally feel what they feel. This means to feel a person’s joy as well as their pain. To look through the lens of their eyes and experience their events as if they were ours. There are kinds and degrees of empathy and according to psychology it is both a part…Continue
Relationships aren’t always easy. Sometimes they go smoothly, and we feel like things are effortless between us and the other person, but sometimes we encounter someone who can really make a lot of trouble for us.
Quite often, there are signs of trouble early on. We can protect ourselves from the difficult people if we pay close attention to these “red flags.”
If we don’t pay attention to the red flags that warn us of a difficult person in our presence or if we’re in denial…Continue