Whether you do pilates, or yoga or just plain old stretching exercise, stretching is good for the soul. Here are some ideas for making stretching a part of your daily routine: Pretend you are a cat and do cat poses. Take a yoga class. Rent or buy a yoga video. Try a youtube yoga video. Bend down … More 101 Ways to be Really Happy: Step #42–Stretch!
I can honestly tell you that the happiest times I’ve ever had in my life are the times I am giving back. And there are a zillion ways you can do that. Find ways that interest you and (a)schedule them on your calendar or (b) do them as random acts of kindness. Here are 10 of … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step # 37–Give Back to the Planet
Step #35 comes straight from my totally rad friend, Sadaf, otherwise known as Boo. What I really admire about Sadaf is that she is the most caring person I know. Even when Sadaf is complaining about someone she manages to come across as caring about that person’s well-being. Her tip for happiness is to realize … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #35–Realize That Things Can Always Be Worse Than They Are
One of the components in Oprah‘s Master Class Series is called “The Connections that Sustain Us.” Oprah is quoted as saying, “You cannot survive in this world by yourself.” And, that’s true. But you also won’t survive if you stay connected with toxic people. In this same segment, author of the wonderful book Finding Your Own … More Mental Yoga Week #36: Making Healthy Connections
Last week I said I was going to go through Oprah’s Master Class ideas on this blog as part of my Mental Yoga series. This week we look at “The Upside of Hard Times.” Why? How many people do you know right now who don’t think they are experiencing hard times. If you’re in business … More Mental Yoga Week #34: Seeing Past Tough Times
Normally, mid-week is the time I post fun activities around San Antonio. Today’s announcement is about a fun event, but it also happens to be about hypnosis. Starting Friday night, February 11th, I will be conducting a Small Group Hypnosis Session: Stress Management for Economic Survival. How Small Group Works Because the classes are small, they … More Event Announcement
I have a new hypnosis client who really likes affirmations. I haven’t written any in a while, so I decided it was time to start using them again, to stay focused on the positive. I wrote this for myself and decided that there were others out there who might want to use it, too. It … More Affirmation for Smooth Transitions
Remember that great Stephen King book that got made into a mini-series for TV, The Stand? The Stand is a 1994 television miniseries based on the novel The Stand by Stephen King. King also wrote the teleplay, and has a cameo role in the series. It was directed by Mick Garris and stars Gary Sinise, Rob Lowe, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Jamey Sheridan and Molly Ringwald. … More Mental Yoga Week #18: Take a Stand