Creativity

9 Ways to Use Art to Practice Self-Care

7 Ways to Stop Time

For artist Stephanie Medford self-care is vital. And it’s much more than manicures, massages and bubble baths. For Medford, who struggles with anxiety, self-care is getting over 8 hours of sleep each night. It’s meditating. It’s moving her body and being in nature. It’s also art. In fact, art is the foundation of her self-care. “I have always had a ...

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Psychology Around the Net: April 14, 2018

upgrading your mind

Happy Saturday, sweet readers! Did everyone survive yesterday? Or did you even realize it was Friday 13th? Honestly, I didn’t remember until around noon yesterday. To quote the great Michael Scott, “I’m not superstitious, but I am a little stitious.” In other words, I didn’t wake up and begin anxiously awaiting doom around every corner, but, once I did remember ...

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9 Exercises to Better Understand Yourself — And Make Better Decisions

9 Exercises to Better Understand Yourself — And Make Better Decisions

Having a deep understanding of ourselves is vital for everything we do. It’s vital for our well-being. It’s vital for building close, sincere relationships. It’s vital for creating a meaningful, fulfilling, satisfying life. Because it’s hard to make good decisions if we don’t know what we want, if we don’t know who we are, if we don’t know what’s important ...

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7 Ways to Stop Time

7 Ways to Stop Time

Many of us have an iffy relationship with time. Largely, we resent it. Because when we’d rather time slow down, it seems to, almost on purpose, sprint and slip away from us. This is why many of us find ourselves desperately trying to outwit time. We invent and employ strategies to perform tasks faster. We sample all sorts of productivity ...

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