Karen Watts

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15 Ways to Creatively Challenge Yourself Every Day

We all <i>want</i> to embrace creativity, but actually making it happen? That’s the tricky part. With long to-do lists at home and work, it can be difficult to imagine actually making creative expression part of our routine. Creativity is about more than time-consuming craft projects, though, and it may be …

Look Ahead: Four Steps to Better Relationships in the New Year

How to meet people, share a hobby, have more sex with your partner and answers to other reader questions<p>It’s the traditional time to think about making our lives healthier and happier. Relationships shouldn’t be neglected on our list of New Year’s resolutions.<p>Readers regularly ask me how to improve …

Relationships

It's Not All About Gratitude: 4 Steps to a Happier 2016

This morning during my usual Internet fix, I came across a motivational blog that claimed to know the secret of happiness. It spoke of something most of us have heard before, and many of us agree with: The key to happiness is gratitude.<p>The blog goes on to explain that if something bad happens -- …

4 Reasons Walking Is An Actual Hardcore Exercise Move

Get steppin'!<p>Walking is a serious exercise option -- and not just for people who are trying to recover from an injury or “take it slow." Instead, it's a bona fide way to weight loss, improved cardiovascular health and more.<p>Sure, it's not surprising when government officials call for more walking, …

The Words That Can Make Your Relationship

<i>And did you get what<br>You wanted from this life, even so?<br>I did.<br>And what did you want?<br>To call myself beloved,<br>To feel myself beloved on the earth.</i><p>— …

Happiness

Mindfulness Is Good for Your Heart—and Your Waistline

In a country where it is often easier to find fried chicken than fresh produce and sedentary lifestyles have become the norm, eating right and …

Mindfulness

7 Mindfulness Habits That Lead To 365 Days of Happiness

Would you like to become smarter, healthier, be in better shape, feel more relaxed, and have more energy than you thought possible? Of course you …