33 Surprising Ways to Boost Creativity for Free

Written by The Greatist Team  We already know being creative can make us happier and healthier. But while we may think of creativity in terms of writing a novel or painting a masterpiece, experts say it can really mean anything from trying a new recipe to submitting an original idea during a meeting. Here we’ve got 33Continue reading “33 Surprising Ways to Boost Creativity for Free”

The Power of Consistent and Incremental Improvement

By RHETT POWER We often try to make massive change once we realize something isn’t right and this doesn’t normally go so well.  Being self-motivated is a trait that very few can confidently say they have. This is largely because as humans, we often try to make massive change once we realize something isn’t right.Continue reading “The Power of Consistent and Incremental Improvement”

The Skill of Awareness Will Change Your Life

By Darius Foroux I’ve noticed that almost all my conversations about improving an aspect in life, whether that’s your finances, health, or relationships, always revolve around the skill of awareness. Think about it. The other day I was talking to a friend about how I’ve been consistently earning money in the stock market for severalContinue reading “The Skill of Awareness Will Change Your Life”

Life Crafting as a Way to Find Purpose and Meaning in Life

Having a purpose in life is one of the most fundamental human needs. However, for most people, finding their purpose in life is not obvious. Modern life has a way of distracting people from their true goals and many people find it hard to define their purpose in life. Especially at younger ages, people areContinue reading “Life Crafting as a Way to Find Purpose and Meaning in Life”

How Buddhism Benefits Mental Health

By Luna Greenstein “Oṃ śhānti śhānti śhānti.” This mantra—meant to bring inner peace to those who chant it—is an example of the many connections between Buddhist teachings and mental health. Although Buddhism is primarily known as a spiritual tradition, it is also a lifestyle that encompasses the mind in almost all forms of practice. “BuddhismContinue reading “How Buddhism Benefits Mental Health”

12 Steps To Conquering Happiness

Your past cannot be changed. Opinions do not define you. Smiles are contagious. Things always get better with time. Judgements are a confession of character. Happiness is found within, not without. Believe in karma, what goes around, comes around. Kindness is free. Overthinking leads to sadness, move on. Positive thoughts create positive things. You onlyContinue reading “12 Steps To Conquering Happiness”

Helping Kids with Anxiety: Strategies to Help Anxious Children

Freelance writer Margaret Jaworski has traveled the world reporting on and covering medicine, health, science, business, culture, real estate and travel. Childhood anxiety can worsen as children grow. Left untreated anxiety can impact both physical and emotional health. Here’s how to help your child manage anxiety on their own. Fathers bravely patrolling the perimeter ofContinue reading “Helping Kids with Anxiety: Strategies to Help Anxious Children”

7 Daily Habits That Harm Your Brain

By Sinem Günel Your brain is the control center for all activities in your body. It regulates your breathing, heartbeat, and many more vital activities. Yet, most people harm their brains every single day. And most of the time, they’re not even aware of it. In this post, I’m not going to cover obviously brain-damagingContinue reading “7 Daily Habits That Harm Your Brain”

Bet on Yourself, Not the Odds: How to Succeed Even When the Odds Are Against You

By Reece RobertsonViral Blogger and Content Writer | Addicted to freedom | Currently in New Zealand | Connect with me @ ReeceRobertson.net You often hear about there being a 0.03% chance of getting into the NBA, that 20% of businesses fail in their first year, or that less than 1% of the global population are millionaires, but what does anyContinue reading “Bet on Yourself, Not the Odds: How to Succeed Even When the Odds Are Against You”

R.A.I.N: A FOUR-STEP PROCESS FOR USING MINDFULNESS IN DIFFICULT TIMES

Hi, I’m Melli. I am a writer, speaker, mindfulness teacher and co-founder and co-host of Mindfulness.com. A couple of years ago, I discovered a 4-step mindfulness process that offers ‘in-the-trenches’ support for working with intense and difficult emotions. It has been an ally for me in the moments I needed mindfulness the most. It’s called RAIN (whichContinue reading “R.A.I.N: A FOUR-STEP PROCESS FOR USING MINDFULNESS IN DIFFICULT TIMES”