Combating negativity with human kindness

If you've ever been in a negativity spiral, it can feel like an emotional tailspin. But how can we break that cycle? Believe it or not, self-compassion and self-kindness begins to meeting some of our most integral human needs: One of which is to contribute to society and make a difference. Watch my video to … Continue reading Combating negativity with human kindness

Do you dread asking for help?

Asking for help for me is like the tongue-in-cheek stereotype of the man refusing to ask for directions. I actually get why men do it. It is so much more gratifying for me to be able to complete a task or "mission impossible" on my own without outside intervention. To ask for help indicates that … Continue reading Do you dread asking for help?

Can meditation reverse anxiety and low self-esteem?

Breathing can help prolong your life. Well, especially when you combine it with meditation. In an age where we are constantly multi-tasking, plugged in, inundated with images, facts and emails and enduring constant over-stimulation, it’s no wonder we’re exhausted and a little frayed at the edges each day. And when you have added stress, it can … Continue reading Can meditation reverse anxiety and low self-esteem?

Depressed? How to tell, and mood-lifting lifestyle tips

Signs & Symptoms for Depression You have an ongoing sense of hopelessness or feel helpless You are always tired You’ve experienced changes in your sleeping (e.g. insomnia or sleeping too much) and eating patterns (severe weight loss/weight gain) You have difficulty concentrating or remembering things You no longer enjoy usual pastimes, events, or friends and … Continue reading Depressed? How to tell, and mood-lifting lifestyle tips