Jo Hamilton

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5 Options to the Nagging Voice in Your Head at 2 a.m.

I have heard the nagging voice before, and I have experienced every option listed. I can tell you the biggest difference in shifting from ignoring to letting go is simply choosing. Only you are responsible for your happiness, no one else. Once I figured that out for myself, it was absolutely …

Floods

4 Simple Steps to Freedom

<b>“I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind.” ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery</b><p>Once upon a time my mind was filled with negative talk and …

How to Add, Delete, and Modify Your Way to Happiness

Last week, I attended Christine Hassler's first book workshop for her newly released <i>Expectation Hangover</i>. If you haven't heard of her yet, you're welcome! Christine is a renowned Life Coach with a focus on radical self-reflection through practical direction.<p>I'd never been to any kind of workshop of …

This Is The Ultimate Bedtime Routine For Better Sleep

A bedtime routine might sound like something that's only necessary for the grade-school set, but following a nightly schedule can greatly improve the sleep of the biggest of kids adults, too.<p>Sleep experts recommend establishing a bedtime routine, both to calm and relax you as you get ready to sleep …

The Power Of Positive Thinking To Get What You Want In Life

<i>By Carin Rockind for YouBeauty.com</i><p>“Live your best life!” “Create your own destiny!” “Manifest your dreams!” Bumper stickers, Facebook posts and magnets promise a better future, but is there any truth to it? Can you create your own reality?<p>The short answer: Yes. Vision boards, mantras and writing …

16 Simple Things I Do Daily

In no order, I do the following 16 simple things daily to improve my physical and mental health.<p>In no order, I do the following 16 simple things daily to improve my physical and mental health:<p>1. Walk 10k steps.<p>2. Drink from a water fountain every time I see one.<p>3. 100 sit ups.<p>4. Take stairs instead …

Mental Health

3 Tensions Hiding in Your Body

Check for these three subtle tensions that cause shallow breathing and learn how to let go of them with these three effective tips.<p>1. THE SLIGHTLY-TIGHT ASS<p>I don't mean to be rude; it's just that your butt muscles were not intended to be tense 24/7, and believe it or not, a good number of us are …

Muscle

3 Types of Negativity Holding You Back

When we feel inadequate, it can be a lot easier to tear someone else down to our level than to acknowledge our own insecurities and figure out how to move forward.<p>When I think of negativity, I am always reminded of a man I'll call Joe. It was the late 80's, my husband was fresh out of college and …

Startups

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Immune System

Top 10 Ways To Master Self-Control

From staying up too late, to checking emails obsessively, to eating too many carbs, self-control is something we all struggle with on a daily basis. Although some of us may fail to believe it, we all possess the ability to develop self-control. It is a quality that separates us from the animal …

A Simple Technique to Quiet Your Mind & Be Present

<b>“Get out of your head and get into your heart. Think less, feel more.” ~Osho</b><p>Meditating. It’s one of those things that we all know we’d be better off …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …