Breakups suck. Big time. But there are lessons to learn from them and ways to move on. Learn how to heal here.
Earth Day is on April 22. Are you ready for it? Can you be eco-friendly and sexual at the same time? When you get fruits, get GE-free food which means free from being genetically modified. There really hasn't been enough studies to know for sure if this food may have any kind of effect on your health.
In a previous article, I highlighted four things to note when it comes to using silicon sex toys. Besides silicon sex toys, you may want to consider: Glass toys. Glass toys are typically made of tempered, shatter-proof medical grade glass which is a non-toxic and these toys are phthalate free, hypoallergenic, non-porous, and can be chilled or heated without damaging the integrity of the glass.
As part of my second Eco Sex campaign, I researched the term "eco sexual" and discovered how the term Eco Sexual has evolved over time. According to the MacMillan dictionary online, the present day term of the Eco Sexual has evolved over time. We started off with the Metrosexual. This is the heterosexual male who pays close attention to the grooming.
Eating in “Peace” By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD, CDN No matter our age, our education or our past experiences, we are always able to learn more…especially new and different things. Two Fridays ago, alongside my peers, Andrea Gitter, MA, LCAT, and Jill Castle, RD, I delivered a presentation on Intuitive Eating and Diabetes to the New York City Nutrition Education Network (NYCNEN). After the presentation, NYCNEN offered the attendees a mindful lunch meal experience.
Dr. Judy Tutin is a life coach who ran her way to six amazing lessons that shaped her adult life. From staying dedicated to finding the motivation to continue, her tips will help you realize you also have what it takes to accomplish your goals, both professional and personal, in life.
Mindfulness is one of the most important relationship tools in your arsenal. If you're having trouble tapping into it, take a cue from this dating coach and Cookie Monster and wait before you react.
Meditation is important in every day life for personal development. Read these easy tips on how to find time to meditate and get rid of stress.
I have been interested in meditation for years, but it was only until fairly recently that I completed a Vedic meditation training here in NYC and committed to a regular practice. In the Vedic tradition, a mantra is used to anchor the meditation. One of the biggest benefits of meditation, as far as I am concerned, is that it is a consciousness and practice of training the mind. I didn’t realize the full extent to which my mind was a wild animal until I began the practice of taming it. Jack Kornfield compares the mind in meditation to a puppy.
I run a therapy group on Thursday evenings with a focus on relationships. A couple of weeks ago we had an interesting discussion about distinguishing between thoughts and feelings and emotions. We decided that it’s useful to distinguish between feelings and emotions by defining emotions as the reflexive reactions that rise and fall outside of our control. Feelings are created when we attach to emotions, usually via our thoughts. For example, imagine you are sitting at home on the couch and you suddenly feel a wave of sadness (emotion).
We all know we should spend more quality time talking to our partners, but knowing how to have heart-to-heart talks in the busy-ness of everyday life is easier said than done. Couples therapy experts recommend spending a bit of time together every day to check in with each other. This is more realistic and sustainable when combined with an activity you’re already be doing every day, such as having breakfast or dinner together, or when you settle down and get comfy at night.
Have you ever found yourself giving your partner the silent treatment, rolling your eyes, or blaming your partner for your own actions? Albeit small, if these behaviors occur high in frequency and intensity they are markers that often accurately predict whether a relationship will succeed or fail.
Plan to take a test any time soon? Are you facing a task that needs you to be at your very best, alert, attentive and able to concentrate? Now there’s a healthy, holistic drug free way to do just that. It’s called mindfulness meditation. Surprised?
In the immortal words of famed rapper Jay-Z, No matter where you go, you are who you are player! Whether the scandal is going on in your community or within; what happens in the dark will come to light. Mama’s all over the world, including my own, are fond of warning their children to be conscious and aware that anything that they do in private, it could possibly get out to the public. Remember, each thought and action is planting a seed and what you plant now will determine what you will reap later. Stop telling yourself that the drama you create