Give up perfection and try gratitude

(This is a guest post from Silvernest, a complete home-sharing solution in the U.S. that pairs homeowners with roommates. The author Barbara Waxman blogs for Thrive Global, Forbes, Sixty & Me, Next Avenue) I’m a huge believer in the power of gratitude. I’ve worked with cancer survivors whose gratitude for life’s little and big gifts … Continue reading Give up perfection and try gratitude

Living with anxiety?

(This guest post by educator Cori Read is part of an editorial collaboration with Silvernest, a complete home-sharing solution in the USA that pairs homeowners with roommates. This is NOT a sponsored post. Editor) With all the stressors life has to offer, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and anxious. Unfortunately, it’s a more common problem than … Continue reading Living with anxiety?

Guest post: What is mindfulness?

(This guest post is part of an editorial collaboration with Silvernest, a complete home-sharing solution that pairs homeowners with roommates. Note: this is NOT a sponsored post. Editor) For some it sounds kind of California-crazy. Most of us think we know what it is, but do we? Does it mean meditation? Is it like yoga? … Continue reading Guest post: What is mindfulness?

Lazy tricks for a flat belly

You have made peace with the fact that you aren't a marathoner or rock climber, or a regular at the gym. Sure, you like to jog for a few minutes on the weekend and pump iron before a photo-worthy event. Otherwise, you are too lazy to cook every meal and go through punishing workout routines … Continue reading Lazy tricks for a flat belly

Mindful eating: The free technique for taste and weight loss

Deliberately eating at a slow pace could help you shed extra kilos. Nutritionists have dubbed this alternative approach 'mindful eating'. It harks back to the Buddhist concept of mindfulness, which can be summed up in a line as being fully aware of the present moment. One propagator was Horace Fletcher, an early 20th century food … Continue reading Mindful eating: The free technique for taste and weight loss