Do you identify with this dark side of being an empath? This article has appeared on a few websites recently, defining a range of ways empathic people experience suffering – neglecting mind and body because a gift has become a stressful burden; feeling overwhelmed by a war of conflicting and self-destructive inner voices; confusion and sadness about the very existence of hurtful negative energy; exhaustion and fatigue; feeling unable to fall in love entirely; needing to go soul ...
How big is your intention span? If you made any new year’s resolutions this is critical for seeing them through. So often we hear about having a short attention span, meaning we are easily distracted. That won’t help you achieve goals.
But it’s the intention span that really makes a difference if you’re trying to adopt a new habit, achieve a longer term aim, or even stay focused on one specific project.
Your intention span is inversely related to how long it ...
Happy New Year, dear reader, and may your 2016 be filled with good health and abundant joy!
One thing that supports both of those goals is laughing, even on purpose without any jokes or humor. You may already be aware that “unconditional laughter” is the premise of the global health craze called laughter yoga. This is central to the book I co-wrote last year with Kelley T. Woods called “Laughter For the Health of It.”
You’ve probably heard the saying “Whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” (a paraphrase of Nietzsche). That came to mind last week reading “How To Find Meaning In Suffering,” an article in Scientific American.
Psychology research shows five things help people turn the result of crisis into post traumatic growth rather than stress or a so-called disorder.
1. Personal strength – What lessons did the experience contain? How can that be used as a strength in the future?