Krista Gonsalves

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How to Be Present and Peaceful When You Can't Stop Thinking

<b>“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>When I first started practicing Zen (or presence), I used …

Meditation

How to bring the excitement back into a long-term relationship

To the casual observer, it looks like wellness star Sophie Jaffe and her husband, Adi, have the kind of love that perfume ads are made of. And, well, …

How to escape the overthinking trap: stop judging yourself

The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts<p>Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee …

Self-help

How to do a high lunge: Best yoga pose to increase flexibility, relax - TODAY.com

You don't have to be able to do a handstand or pretzel to enjoy the benefits of yoga. It is a great practice to enhance your flexibility, stretch your muscles and help you focus on your breathing. Bonus: Its meditative qualities can help you relax and unwind before or after a busy day.<p>Vow to do …

Yoga

11 Simply Rules to Clean Eating

By Franziska Spritzler<p>The term "clean eating" has become very popular among the health conscious.<p>Clean eating is an eating pattern that focuses on …

Nutrition

Forget Your Weight In 2017. Get Fit For Your Life.

We love to demonize the time we take for ourselves and call it selfish, a luxury and classify it as anything but necessary. I’m here to debunk that misconception and tell you all the reasons you need to make fitness a priority in the New Year. Guess what? Not one of my reasons has to do with your …

The Anxious Lover: Stop Feeling Insecure And Get The Love You Crave

Why do people manipulate others? Is it because they're an asshole? Is it because they need to feel powerful?<p>I manipulated an ex-girlfriend once. Years ago, when I was in a toxic relationship with someone I loved, I lied to get a reaction out of her. I told her I was going to watch her soccer game, …

Relationships

22 ways to be healthier with minimal effort

The new year is a common time to think about self-improvement.<p>Luckily, there are lots of ways to better your lifestyle without throwing your daily …

Wellness

How To Focus During Sex

This is not the time to multitask<p>Here's a question that's been on my mind lately: Since sex can be so great and fun, why is it so hard to get or stay focused during it? Basically, we spend most of our lives with our minds elsewhere, switching between tasks and doing six things at once; we are …

5 Easy Yoga Poses That Banish Stress

I'd like to say that I'm a zen yogi who always has a cool, calm mind; positive perspective; and a zero-tolerance policy for things that don't serve …

Yoga

Overcome Communication Breakdown in Relationships Using this Effective Communication Tool

Overcome Communication Breakdown in Relationships Using this Effective Communication Tool<p>Updated on July 19, 2016<p>Want to Overcome Communication …

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9 Habits Of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of …

Emotional Intelligence

Alluring Aphrodisiac Rituals To Awaken Your Inner Goddess

<i>Self-help phenom and thyroid coach Fern Olivia wants to inspire you to take care of yourself. With her artful approach to self-healing, she's</i> …

Here's How Yoga Can Drastically Improve Your Gut Health

I can still remember the first time I was dragged to a yoga class by my friend Lana.<p>Lana had a rough couple of years packed with extreme stress that …

Being Highly Sensitive Is Real + Here’s How to Make It Work in Your Relationship

If you ever feel like you’re feeling ALL the feelings a <i>little</i> more often than those around you, it’s possible that you’re not just “sensitive” — you may be what the counseling community <i>officially</i> classifies as a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). We all know that emotions tend to run high when we’re in …

Self-improvement

6 Ways to be sexually active...the secret you must know

Adexson 0<p>Post Views: 4,363<p><b>6 Ways to be sexually active in marriage…the secret you must know</b><p><b>6 Ways to be sexually active in marriage…the secret you</b> …

Why And How To Date Your Spouse: 6 Tips For Successful Date Nights

<b>Most couples know they are supposed to have a regular "Date Night".</b><p>Unfortunately, along the way they let familiar routines and their life partner/parenting roles overshadowed their on-going need for novel activities and their role as romantic partners. They just can't seem to have a night out that …

TV shows

Are You an Adult with Asperger Syndrome (High Functioning Autism?)

Officially, as of May 2013 and the publication of new diagnostic criteria, Asperger syndrome no longer exists. It's just part of the autism spectrum. …

Autism

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10 Of The Best Nutrients To Help Boost Your Mood

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This is one of the most effective ways I found to lose weight in the healthiest and quickest way possible. I practice and recommend 6 days of diet …

Erotic Illustrations From The Man Who Drew Our Darkest Desires

October 14, 2016<p>What if you died tonight and, suddenly, everything you ever wrote or drew was seen by thousands of people, even if it was never your …