Month: February 2010

Have Some Fun

Whether you are trying to eat better, exercise more or connect with loved ones, be sure to prioritize enjoyment, says Joan Borysenko, author of Inner Peace for Busy Women. “When I’m forming a new health habit, it doesn’t work for me unless it brings me pleasure,” she […]

Count Your Blessings

Shifting away from negative emotional patterns can directly benefit your health, says practicing cardiologist Mimi Guarneri, M.D., medical director at the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. Anger, for instance, floods the system with stress hormones that suppress the immune system, raise blood pressure, create arrhythmia, […]

Inner Nobility

Buddhist psychology begins by deliberately cultivating respect, starting with ourselves. When we bring respect and honor to those around us, we open a channel to their own goodness. Often in these cynical times, we might think of original goodness as merely an uplifting phrase. But through […]