Archive: June, 2014

How to Never Give Up

Friday, June 20th, 2014 by Hale Dwoskin

When things get hard at home, at work or somewhere in between, you may be tempted to throw in the towel, admit your defeat and just give up. At times, this can certainly seem like the easier way out — getting a divorce rather than trying to resolve deep-seated issues, not going to the gym because you’re already overweight anyway, not even considering the recently opened executive position at the office because you’re sure you wouldn’t get it.

Yet, there are those people who do keep trying — and ultimately succeed.


The Healing Power of Laughter

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 by Hale Dwoskin

When’s the last time you laughed until your face got red and your belly hurt? Snickered uncontrollably with delight? Laughed so hard that others around you couldn’t help but start laughing too?

If it’s been awhile, go ahead and give yourself permission to laugh regularly and often. Aside from feeling good, laughing has real benefits to your health (that are no laughing matter!).


How to Turn a Bad Habit into a Good One

Thursday, June 12th, 2014 by Hale Dwoskin

Habits are those routine things that we do everyday, often without thinking twice about them. Brushing your teeth in the morning, putting on your seat-belt when you get in a car, and grabbing your purse or wallet before you head out the door are all ‘habits.’

What changes a habit into a bad habit is when the action has a negative impact on your life, your feelings about yourself, your health or your relationships.