4 Natural Ways to Minimize Holiday Stress

Image Credit 1. Chamomile Tea Not only reduces stress and anxiety, but it also helps treat insomnia. Chamomile tea relaxes the muscles and reduces irritability. Several cups of chamomile tea per day can also do a significant help against chronic stress. Click here for a chamomile tea recipe. Other benefits – eases depression, natural allergy fighter… Read More »

Taking Photographs Increases Happiness and Eases Anxiety

Image Credit “A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera.” – Dorothea Lange In this study, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, a series of nine experiments were conducted to examine the effect of taking photographs of an experience on people’s enjoyment of an activity. In each experiment,… Read More »

What Do Your Eyes Say About Your Personality?

“The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter – often an unconscious but still a faithful interpreter – in the eye.” – Charlotte Bronte Denny Ray Johnson developed the Rayid model, which is a method of interpreting the markings in one’s iris and indicate characteristics, patterns, behavioral traits, attitudes, challenges and strengths that reside within each person.… Read More »

10 Reasons You Should Spend Time in Nature

“I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.”—Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar   Most of us can relate to an overall better sense of well-being after spending some time in nature. Thankfully, now, modern science is backing up what we… Read More »

Why People Think Their Group is Better Than Yours

Image Credit: Shutterstock “Make no judgments where you have no compassion.” Anne McCaffrey Systematic errors are often made when you assess or try to find reasons for your own and others’ behaviors (Heider, 1958). These assessment errors are generally referred to as an attribution bias. Research shows that we often exhibit a specific kind of attribution… Read More »