Relationships as sustenance

January 6th, 2016

Relationships nourish us just as food does, contributing to the foundation of a healthy life:

A recent study found that social relationships can be as important to good health as diet & exercise, with social connections affecting health throughout our lives. Results showed that weak or lacking social relationships could have the same negative effect on health as other risk factors for conditions such as high blood pressure & inflammation.

Read more about the study here.

Habits of Highly Creative People

September 28th, 2015

Creativity is the theme of this week’s affirmations.  Check out this list of 7 Habits of Highly Creative People. We love #2, especially:

We amplify what we think about most. Put your attention on what you want to create, not on complaints. Set an intention to produce the results you desire.

Forgiveness

September 21st, 2015

We recently shared this image from don Miguel Ruiz on our Facebook page, & a friend asked, “What does forgiveness feel like to the forgiver? Is is different from acceptance?”  Wow… Such a great question, isn’t it?

In our opinion, acceptance is part of forgiveness. In forgiving, we’re not accepting in the sense that we think what happened to us is acceptable or okay. We are accepting in the sense that we reconcile the facts of what happened; we can’t change it & wishing it was something different is futile & holds us in a negative space. Once we’ve accepted, we can forgive — in forgiving, we can let go of the negative feelings & thoughts associated with what happened.

25 mins walking/day = health + happiness

September 2nd, 2015

Just 25 minutes of brisk walking or slow jogging every day could buy extra years of health — and happiness! More importantly, studies also show that it’s never too late to start exercising:  Click here to read more.

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