Digital Detox: Mindfully Reconnecting – Part 3

Digital Detox: Mindfully Reconnecting – Part 3

After a digital detox, it’s important to remember what you gained from your time away from technology. If you simply resume being glued to your screens, then your detox probably won’t have much impact. Instead, consider: What did you really miss about having your...
Digital Detox: How to Let Go – Part 2

Digital Detox: How to Let Go – Part 2

Jonathan Fields, author of The Good Life Project, challenges you to put down your phone. Fields suspects that the more dread you feel about going unplugged for a day, the more you need a “digital detox”. One of his 30 suggestions for living a good life is to disengage...
Digital Detox – This is Your Brain on Smartphones

Digital Detox – This is Your Brain on Smartphones

Have you ever asked yourself, “What did we do before the smartphone?” In our increasingly technology-driven world, it’s not unusual to see people take their phones with them everywhere, including the bathroom. For most of us, we’ve seen the rise of the cell phone,...
Forest Bathing for Well-being

Forest Bathing for Well-being

Though the practice of forest bathing, or shinrin-yoku, has been going strong in Japan since the 80s and 90s, it is now gaining headway in the United States, too. What is “forest bathing”? Forest bathing is less of a hike and more of an intentional but relaxed nature...
Green Thumbs Up for Gardening

Green Thumbs Up for Gardening

It’s probably no surprise that gardening is physically good for you, but did you know it boosts all 5 elements of personal well-being? Because gardening can be done in small spaces, raised beds, pots and planters, it’s a great way to boost your well-being from...