Category Archives: wellness

Good news – talking to yourself is not crazy

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Here’s good news for those who talk to themselves (like me).

Science says talking to yourself actually helps you psychologically

Starre Vartan, writing for MNN has the details at the link below.

“In fact, science has now shown that talking to yourself has a number of benefits. It can improve self-image and confidence levels. So as goofy as Stuart Smalley’s messages about being “good enough, and smart enough” were, science says that it’s beneficial to remind yourself of those things. Verbally. Out loud.” – Starre Vartan

Source: Why talking to yourself isn’t the least bit crazy | MNN – Mother Nature Network

Health Tips: eating mindfully

Thanks to Eric at Make It Ultra!

Written by Eric C., MA., PhD Candidate Founder of: MakeItUltra™ “Mindful eating means simply eating or drinking while being aware of each bite or sip.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh In our fast paced society and ever present need to multi-task, many of us have forgotten the joys of eating. I personally know what it’s like to be so […]

via Simple Steps for Eating Mindfully — MakeItUltra™

Buddhist monk offers five steps to mindfulness

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Sharing a most helpful article from Mindful.org on how to cultivate mindfulness.

Well-known Buddhist teacher and author, Thich Nhat Hanh,  offers a simple, but profound, guide to becoming more mindful. (See link below.)

Let me know what you think 🙂

“Mindfulness is the energy that helps us recognize the conditions of happiness that are already present in our lives. You don’t have to wait ten years to experience this happiness. It is present in every moment of your daily life.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

Source: Five Steps to Mindfulness – Mindful

Gratitude Prayer, Affirmations and Quotes Images – BayArt

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This  is great.

Deniz Yalim has shared her favorite daily gratitude affirmations, which you can see at the link below.

“Gratitude affirmations reminding yourself of all the wonderful things you have in your life is a great way to start your day. Repeating aloud these affirmations will result in giving you the energy you need for the day.” – Deniz Yalim

Source: Gratitude Prayer, Affirmations and Quotes Images – BayArt