Is Your Heart Closed to Love?

There may have been times in your own life where you have felt that physical sensation we refer to as “heartache.” This feeling of pressure or discomfort in the chest and throat may occur when Read More

Tips to Relax and Calm Your Mind

If you’ve just purchased a new home your mind is probably racing. While closing on a house is cause for celebration, you’ve still probably got a lot on your plate and you may even feel Read More

Lifestyle Changes in Just 30 Days

Most people think that it takes months, or even years, to see the benefits of a lifestyle change. Well, nothing could be further from the truth! In fact, many lifestyle changes can yield noticeable, even Read More

The Sound of Nature Helps Us Relax

The gentle burbling of a brook, or the sound of the wind in the trees can physically change our mind and bodily systems, helping us to relax. New research explains how, for the first time. Read More

5 Ways To Feel Less Stress

If suffering from stress has become a standard part of your life, so much so that you are used to it and can’t think of or remember a time when you weren’t feeling this way, Read More

Top Benefits of Massage Therapy

Who doesn’t love a good massage? Getting a massage is a relaxing experience that many people enjoy. As a bonus, it offers a plethora of both mental and physical health benefits. Below, we’ll explain some Read More

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Mindfulness is the state of being more present and aware of what you sense, feel and experience. It’s a great way to cope with stress and relax. Researchers are exploring the effects of diet, exercise, age, psychological stress, and other factors on the immune response, both in animals and in humans. In the meantime, general healthy-living strategies like mindfulness make sense, the practice comes with other proven health benefits.

Practicing gratitude is a good antidote for stress as well. In studies, burned-out healthcare workers who performed acts of gratitude — such as remembering three good things or writing gratitude letters — reported positive effects on their well-being after a few weeks.

Throughout our days we tend to notice more things that are not going well and pay little attention to positive moments. We are likely to feel better when, in the midst of a hectic day, we recognize and remind ourselves about all the gifts we have in life.