Learn 3 techniques that will help you stay on track to achieving your goals.
You may have been a couch potato for most of your life, but now, if you’re middle-aged and envisioning a healthy retirement, you’d better change your ways. Moderate-to-vigorous exercise can mitigate some effects of aging, including poor sleep quality and cognitive decline. Research generally supports this claim, so especially if you’re prone to insomnia, you’ll want to check this out.
Practicing mindfulness will enable you to respond to life rather than react to it (reacting=mindless, responding=mindful). Developing the capacity to respond to situations with calmness, clarity of mind, and non-reactivity will improve your life in every way possible.
Burn-out is the mortal enemy of Vitality. If you’re suffering from burn-out, your life is out of balance by definition. Here's some insights and recommendations from Dr. Tchiki Davis, M.A.,Ph.D,, a self described burn-out survivor.
Note: The author acknowledges, with great compassion, that this is a challenging topic for the many individuals who make the difficult decision to begin treatment with psychiatric medication. All patients must be given the most complete and accurate information about these medications, including side effects (risk for dependence, violence, impulsivity, etc), the importance of properly tapering off medication, the institutional