How You Living?

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How you living?  I watched a very powerful inspirational video recently by minister & motivational speaker Dr Rick Rigsby that highlighted the importance of asking ourselves this important question early & often. Life is busy & sometimes we live our day to day routine attending to the commitments of family, friends, school, work, community, etc. on […]

Live Life Today

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Living in the present moment of life – moment to moment awareness; noticing vs judging; responding vs reacting – are basic tenets of Mindfulness, which is a purposeful way of living that can foster many positive health benefits with regular practice. The only thing we ever truly have is this very moment right now.  A lot of […]

Mind – Body Health Connection

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  How we feel physically can be a big indicator of how we are doing mentally and emotionally.  When we feel physically unwell – headache, stomachache, backache, chest pain, etc. – it may mean we are experiencing psychosomatic illness where physical pain is caused by mental or emotional issues. Chronic physical illness may be rooted in deep […]

Health Benefits Of Generosity

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Did you know there are many health benefits we can receive when we give to others?  Studies show that helping others or engaging in altruistic behavior (unselfish regard for others ) can positively impact our lives personally, professionally, mentally, emotionally, physically and socially. A 2013 study published in the American Journal of Public Health shows that helping […]

Workplace Wellness

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Wellness in the workplace starts with wellness in our workforce.  Healthier, happier employees leads to greater productivity – a win / win for everyone. And when we’re talking about workplace wellness we are, as this recent article in Entrepreneur suggests, talking about the human impact – people.  Workers are the core of our workforce, and […]

Gratitude For Good Health

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Here at Foundations we are big fans of gratitude!  Research shows that expressing gratitude can help improve our health in so many different ways – physically, mentally, emotionally, socially, personally & professionally.  Happier Human provides a more specific list of the many health benefits being grateful can offer: While expressing gratitude by no means is a […]

How We Process Sadness

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A basic tenet of Mindfulness is that we can become aware of and respond to intense emotion in different ways.  The way in which we attend to our thoughts & feelings when experiencing a life event shapes our reality – it is not what happens to us that makes us who we are, but rather […]