The health benefits of volunteering. include everything from reducing stress and depression, to lowering blood pressure and even living longer.
Had it with Hatha? Bored of Bikram? Maybe it’s time to roll up your yoga mat in search of a new way to downward dog.
While Melanie-Anne’s path in education, and particularly mental health literacy, now seems clear, it wasn’t always so.
Every woman has her secrets. But there are times when spilling the beans is the right thing to do. In fact, your very health and happiness could depend on it.
I tried not to read into it when my sister gave me Marie Kondo’s The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up for Christmas.
I tried not to read into it when my sister gave me Marie Kondo’s The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up for Christmas. And while I did find that it had some interesting organizing suggestions (like upright folding, who knew), I found that it—like much of the decluttering discourse—failed to address what to do with your stuff once you do declutter.
Riding the waves off the shore of Tofino on Vancouver Island had always been a fantasy of mine. And for a while — well, maybe for a few moments — I realized that dream. Moving with the strength of the current, against the backdrop of blue water and sky, I actually stood up on the board—felt myself gliding forward.
That was until I fell.
Writer Joan Didion documents this unspoken state when one loses a partner in The Year of Magical Thinking (2005): “We do not expect this shock to be obliterative, dislocating to both body and mind.