Articles written by Marisol

How to Practice Mindfulness in Online Dating

Online dating has become a widespread activity among men and women. But just like in the traditional dating styles, there are principles of behavior to live by, if you want to find a decent partner worthy of your love and respect. Men, especially, are not very mindful of how they present themselves to women and […]

Foods To Eat When You’re Feeling Tired at Work

Night shift workers share a common problem. They feel tired at work even after a full night’s sleep. Nurses and employees of IT companies and law enforcement agencies are prone to lethargic periods within their eight or 12-hour work shifts. There are many reasons for the fatigue. Ruling out medical conditions, it could be lack […]

Gift-giving Tips To Enhance a New Relationship

There are no hard and fast gift-giving rules for someone you’re in a relationship with fairly recently. And yet…that innocent little gift can be a determining factor in the early demise or continuity of your “almost there but not quite yet” union. If you really like the person and wish your new relationship to progress […]

How Apps Help You Stick To A Regular Meditation Practice

The past few years have seen people being drawn to meditation for its health and wellness benefits, as well as for the inner calm it brings to the minds and hearts of individuals who practice the discipline regularly. For those who are already meditating and those who want to begin, a common dilemma is setting […]

15 Books on Mindfulness and Meditation to Find Balance in Life

Recent global events added to our own personal stressors have made it more difficult for us to cling to our hopes and dreams for a better world. That’s why more and more people are turning to meditation to attain the inner calm and peaceful countenance that seem so elusive in the present time. These books […]

How to Detect the Warning Signs of Suicide

Two Suicide Myths: 1.  Most suicides happen during the cold, dark months of winter. 2. Warning signs can predict suicides. The Reality: Suicide rates rise during spring, from early April to late May, according to a study by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Speculations abound on the origin of the holiday myth: the […]

Practice Mindfulness Meditation and Protect Yourself from Chronic Diseases

Mindfulness meditation has been touted as an antidote to stress, anxiety and depression. And science has backed it up with evidence showing that people who practice meditation on a regular basis produce less of the stress hormone cortisol and more of the happy hormone serotonin in their bodies. Mindfulness meditation brings us into a balanced […]

8 Ways to Overcome Post-Holiday Depression

It’s back to the daily grind and post-holiday depression hovers on the sidelines. When the excitement and frenzy of the holiday season is over, most people feel a sense of loneliness. The season’s high comes crashing down and drops us with a brutal thump on the ground of reality. The letdown comes from unmet expectations, […]

8 Attitudes to Develop to Have a Happier Year Ahead

Our new year’s resolutions all have one goal in common: to make us happy. Whether it is to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle, improve ourselves or become better at managing our finances, we feel elated if we succeed in following them through. But what people usually miss is that our attitudes and outlook […]

Holiday Stress: 5 Tips to Cope with It

As soon as the malls start playing Christmas carols, we can’t help but feel our spirits lift. Yet we also dread the anxiety and stress that come with every holiday season ever since we turned adults. It’s the time for drawing up our gifts list, meeting relatives we sometimes wish we didn’t have to and […]