Articles in the category Deeper Thinking

How to Turn Perfectionism into a Healthy Habit

In the last few decades, perfectionism has gotten a bad name. It wasn’t always that way. People, especially job applicants when asked what their weaknesses are, love to proclaim they’re perfectionists, hoping to be seen in a positive light by interviewers.

Mindfulness to Ease the Stress of Raising a Child with Special Needs

Raising a child with special needs places high demands on a parent’s mental faculties. Often, the intense level of attention required by a child with special needs can lead parents to neglect their own care. However, focusing all efforts on a child can do more harm than good. Parents can use mindfulness practices as helpful […]

Why A Spiritual Retreat Is Essential To Your Well-being

The next time you’re planning to go on a vacation, why not take a spiritual retreat? Skip the crowd that flock to the beaches and bars and escape from the noise and clutter of your everyday life. Seek a haven where you can reclaim serenity and inner peace surrounded by silence and nature. Spiritual retreats […]

9 Unexpected Things You Should Be Thankful For

We often forget to count the blessings in our lives especially when we are facing endless challenges. It is easy for us to miss the little good things around and accept misfortunes as our permanent state of reality. But with a positive mindset and attitude, you can learn to appreciate the positive things around you. […]

4 Keys to Bring Back the Passion in Long Term Relationships

Like brother and sister. Haven’t you heard that phrase being used to describe husband and wife or partners who’ve been together for the longest time? One challenge in long term relationships is keeping the passion alive. The love may still be there, but it’s the kind of love you feel for a sibling, or a […]

Yoga Ideals You Can Apply to Your Life

It’s no secret that yoga is a powerful form of exercise for the body. You may not always feel your muscles burning or work up a sweat like you would from an intense cardio routine, but you do feel the beneficial qualities of relaxation and rejuvenation. 

The Holiday Blues

by Brett Grayson “Sawyer, stop looking at me like that.” Sawyer’s my dog. He doesn’t speak English. I wish he did. Then again, maybe he wouldn’t love me as unconditionally. His small brain makes him loyal and willing to stay in bed until noon with me.

Lessons from Movember & No-Shave November

Every November, millions of men around the world grow out their facial hair as part of Movember or No-Shave November. These charities help raise awareness for men’s health issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, suicide, and colorectal cancer. The goal is to get men talking and educated on these issues, as well as raising […]

Finding Happiness in Addiction Recovery

The importance of happiness in one’s life can not be overstated. Whether you find happiness through hobbies, being with friends, or the work that you do. Finding happiness in life is difficult, some do not struggle with this problem but for others, it can be a major challenge. Whether you are battling depression, or simply […]

Music Therapy: What it is and How it Can Help You

Music is one of the most amazing creations that the human race has, and it can be understood across all languages and cultures without issue. Even if the language in the lyrics is different, we can still feel the emotion behind it, and that is what makes music such a powerful tool. Music therapy is […]