The magic formula

What’s Your Magic Formula? Dare to Look within Your Self

What’s Your Magic Formula?  In many of my articles, you learn what a Healthy Sense of Self is and how you can tackle many problems in your life by restoring your Sense of Self (SoS). In this blog article, I want to take a different approach.  We are almost in the last month of the…

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practice self-care

8 Healthy New Ways to Practice Self-Care

When you have an endless to-do list, tons of meetings, and other crucial commitments, taking the time to practice self-care is usually placed on the back burner. This is a huge reason why we often feel stressed, overwhelmed, and burnt out. Need some help getting back on track? We’ve rounded up eight healthy habits to…

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overcome insomnia and sleep better

Here Are 3 Natural Ways to Help You Sleep Better

Do you wish you could simply sleep better at night?  In the midnight hours, do you lie there sleep-deprived, worrying about your responsibilities as a parent, wife, sibling, and/or daughter—tossing and turning—wondering if you said and did the right things? Or do you find yourself awake in the wee hours of the morning . .…

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stressful situations

3 Techniques to Help You Cope with Stressful Situations

Autumn is a time of transition; a time for big change and uncertainty. The “back to school” season can also bring on unwanted anxiety and stressful situations. Fall sometimes harbors a certain emptiness that can leave us feeling exposed and anxious for what’s next . . . The Oxford dictionary defines anxiety as “a feeling of…

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overcome insomnia

An Effective Tool to Help You Overcome Insomnia

To function properly with whole health and to overcome insomnia, it’s of utmost importance that we get rid of that addictive part in our Self that craves validation/acknowledgment. Living up to those conditions is the one and only thing that makes us feel somewhat satisfied with ourselves.   We are so used to taking other…

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practice self-care

How to Find Your Me Time During an Ongoing Pandemic

Find Your Me Time — How to Make time for yourself during the pandemic. Summer is here, and for a lot of people, vacation seems daunting or was postponed. You want to go on vacation, but is it actually possible? Do you have enough money? Will you be safe out there? You want to party…

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mental illness

What Happens When Nobody Talks About Mental Illness?

How many more self-inflicted deaths will it take to finally destigmatize mental illness in this country? As illustrated in a popular Ted-Ed Talk, 10 percent of American adults struggle with depression. Focusing our attention exclusively on outward manifestations of depression and mental illness, one of the most extreme examples being suicide, means we’re missing the…

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fear of change

Ready to Overcome Your Fear of Change?

Why do some of us struggle so much with change? A particularly relevant question in the current coronavirus disease situation we’re all facing. What’s the reasoning behind this fear of change? Keep reading for a few powerful techniques you can use to overcome this illusory fear . . .  Think back to the last time…

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cure for insomnia

Is Self-Sabotaging Behavior Causing Your Insomnia?

Add insomnia to the list of self-sabotaging behavior. Tossing and turning . . . struggling to calm your racing thoughts, and watching the hours crawl by at night . . . Living with insomnia is a lonely and stressful experience.  Doesn’t it sometimes feel like you’re being punished for not knowing how to just “let…

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emotional intelligence

What Is Emotional Intelligence and Why Does It Matter?

Have you heard of “emotional intelligence,” or EI for short? It’s a hot topic these days, and with good reason.  So, what exactly is emotional intelligence? It has a lot to do with self-awareness. For some people, self-awareness comes naturally, for others it may take some practice. Wherever you’re starting from, you can always improve…

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