From time to time, everyone overthinks. The key is to answer the question, “Do I overthink everything?…and if so, “Why”? We all experience events or big decisions that cause worry or ones that require extra thought when it’s time to evaluate our choices.
Imagine if you were in a relationship with yourself – do you treat yourself well on a daily basis? Is your mind kind to your body and soul? The five love languages – words of affirmation, physical touch, quality time, gifts, and acts of service, are typically seen as the way we are loved by others, but they can also apply to the ways we love ourselves.
Before you get tired just thinking about the rest you’re not getting, it might be helpful to understand more about the different types of rest, so you can give yourself permission to “get busy resting.” Even if it’s only a few minutes throughout the day, your body, mind and spirit will thank you for a mini recharge. Good news — it’s easier than you think to get more rest once you recognize how many ways you can.
Spring is officially days away and that comes with warmer temperatures, sunny skies, and a sense of hope and renewal. Spring also offers more opportunities to spend time outdoors which holds tremendous benefits for our physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Let’s explore how!
Athletes often carry a larger-than-life persona in the public eye. They’re regarded as modern-day warriors, competitors who bravely push past obstacles and adversity in the pursuit of victory. The unique culture of sports which includes a perfectionist mindset and the possibility of injury can put a lot of pressure on athletes, which can result in mental health issues.
Women’s empowerment and family policy advocate, leading democratic political strategist, host of the popular She Pivots podcast, contributing editor to Marie Claire and mother of three (phew!) — we’re thrilled to welcome Emily Tisch Sussman to the Bene Blog.
Parenting practices worldwide share three primary goals: ensuring children’s health and safety, preparing children for life as productive adults, and transmitting cultural values. A high-quality parent-child relationship is critical for healthy development. With so many different types of parenting styles–ways in which parents interact with their children–it can be difficult to know which is the most effective.
Friendships that aren’t serving you (and possibly never did serve you) can be more damaging than not having the friendship at all. Sometimes we’re friends with people for a variety of reasons — proximity, childhood, convenience…and there are times when you may know that you’ve outgrown each other yet you still try to maintain the friendship.
One simple yet powerful tool that I frequently recommend is the practice of daily gratitude. Gratitude is the act of focusing on and appreciating the good things in our lives, and it has been shown to have a multitude of benefits for our mental health and overall happiness.
A wellness checklist can be a useful tool for tracking and improving your overall health and well-being. It can help you identify areas of your life where you may need to make changes, set goals for yourself, and take action to improve your physical, mental, and emotional health. By regularly reviewing your wellness checklist, you can gain a better understanding of what you need to do to maintain a healthy lifestyle! I am sharing my February wellness checklist with you, so we can stay motivated together…scroll down to download it today! xo Nina