The Inner Feelings Care System... So You Can Feel More Love

The Inner Feelings Care System... So You Can Feel More Love

When I was growing up, I was basically allowed to express one feeling, and I had to go to my room to do it. When I came out of my room, I was expected to feel “better,” even if I didn’t. The basic message was that feelings were to be barely tolerated and best kept hidden.

Releasing the Judgement -- of Everything

Releasing the Judgement -- of Everything

It’s easy to sit in judgement and torture ourselves. I thought the pain and fatigue were temporary. I thought I was being weak. I convinced myself it was nothing to worry about, and all I needed to do was exercise more and work harder.

How Moon Cycles Affect Your Sleep and Behavior

How The Full Moon Affects Your Sleep And Behavior

In the new paper, researchers report that sleep cycles in people oscillate during the 29.5-day lunar cycle: In the days leading up to a full moon, people go to sleep later in the evening and sleep for shorter periods of time.

Becoming an Appreciator as a Way of Life

Becoming an Appreciator as a Way of Life

Appreciation is most powerful when it ceases to be something that you do only occasionally, and instead becomes your basic approach to life. You must first be willing to overcome certain resistances to appreciating...

Needles Are Nothing To Fear: 5 Steps To Make Vaccinations Easier

Needles Are Nothing To Fear: 5 Steps To Make Vaccinations Easier

The COVID vaccine rollout has placed the issue of vaccination firmly in the spotlight. A successful rollout will depend on a variety of factors, one of which is vaccine acceptance. One potential hurdle to vaccine acceptance is needle fear.

One Word Every Perfectionist Needs to Know

One Word Every Perfectionist Needs to Know

I’d just conducted a performance of the Broadway musical Hamilton in San Francisco in 2017 when I experienced a heart attack on my way home. Tests proved that my right coronary artery was 90% blocked, and two stents were placed to get me on the road to recovery. I was 43 years old.

Do You Feel Undervalued and Overworked?

Do You Feel Undervalued And Overworked?

There’s no question the rising rate of unemployment is one of the worst consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.

ADHD as a State of Mind, Not A Disorder

ADHD as a State of Mind, Not A Disorder

If you are an adult who has experienced chronic issues with restlessness, impatience, poor listening skills, or a difficulty doing “boring” jobs like balancing a checkbook, you already know what it feels like to experience some of the challenges associated with ADHD.

Choosing Hope by Stepping Away from Apathy and Indifference

Choosing Hope By Stepping Away from Apathy & Indifference

We all have a choice. We can submit to apathy and indifference or we can choose hope. This dialogue is about choosing hope and recognizing that we each have a responsibility to make a difference in the world.

How Different Covid Restrictions Affect Our Mental Health

How Different Covid Restrictions Affect Our Mental Health

Some countries have opted for strict national lockdowns, like the one currently in place in the UK, while other countries such as Taiwan have opted for border closures and mandatory quarantine for overseas arrivals. Such different approaches to restricting movement have different effects on our well-being.

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