More people than ever visit the natural environment

In my opinion, nothing beats spending time outside. Be it visiting my local park, beautiful countryside, or taking a walk down the coast, spending time in nature is incomparable.

But what does our natural environment mean to you? Do you often step outside to enjoy the local natural spaces around … Read the rest

The Power of Saying No (Even to People You Love)

“When you say yes to others, make sure you are not saying no to yourself.” ~Paulo Coelho

“Yes, of course…”

“Yes, that’s no trouble at all…”

“Yes, I can do that…”

“Yes, I’d love to help…”

Yes, yes, yes. “Yes” seemed to be the key word in my relationships with … Read the rest

How Recovering People-Pleasers Can Discover What They Really Want

“When you say ‘yes’ to others, make sure you’re not saying ‘no’ to yourself.” ~Paulo Coelho

People-pleasers regularly subvert their own needs for the needs of others. We spend years saying “yes” when we mean “no,” signing up for commitments we’d rather avoid, and occupying our minds with others’ desires.… Read the rest

How We Suffer When We Judge Other People’s Choices


“The greatest gift you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.” ~Brian Tracy

Two months ago I travelled back home to Connecticut to care for a sick parent. My dad was preparing for cancer treatment, trying to figure out the medical system, and packing … Read the rest

Ways To Keep Fit For People Who Hate Exercise


At Home Workouts and Gym Free Ideas

At least once a week, one of my friends either posts something on Facebook about going to the gym, or asks me if I want to go along for a workout. I’m one of those who thinks that I don’t need to

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