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Article by Heather Cozen, MS MFTI
A few years ago, I composed a list titled “Resources for Living Cheaper, Greener, Happier and Sexier in Los Angeles.” It is my belief that to be a balanced individual, we must nurture our minds, bodies and spirits. Never has there been a more important time, with the economy as it is, to pull out this awesome list and put it to great use. While many of us are out of a job, looking for jobs, fearing we may lose our job or working really hard so we won’t lose our jobs, it detrimental that we strive for balance so we don’t lose our minds!
Because some of you reading this article will not live in Los Angeles, I will make my suggestions more general so that these things can be found in most cites. However, if you are interested in reading the Los Angeles list, visit my blog at http://heathercozen.blogspot.com/ where you will find my full list. Below are just a few ways to maintain balance in a cost effective way.
Cook! Cooking can not only save you money, but can also be fun, creative, and allow you to feel more connected to what you put in your body. Also, it can really impress someone you are dating or in a relationship with if you have some sweet cooking skills! Read the rest of this entry »
Article by Dr. Sara Lederer
Establishing and engaging in self-care techniques are a salient function of our ability to thrive as human beings. Self-care can be defined as anything that makes us feel whole, nourished, good about ourselves, brings about relaxation and has little to no negative consequences. Engaging in a lifestyle embedded with self-care- things that make us feel good about ourselves- as well as enhance our daily existences is quintessential. Self-care not only supports our daily functioning, but prepares us with coping skills for difficult times.
The following is an exploration of self-care techniques: Read the rest of this entry »
Article by Heidi Rushforth
What does it take to make a transformative change in one’s life? How many times have you made New Year’s resolutions, just to fall back into those old habits you wanted so badly to change?
Sadly, many of us need to ‘hit rock bottom’, as the expression goes, before we will make a lasting change. That may sound a little extreme – why would any sane person wait until things are absolutely at their lowest before they get serious about changing their lives?