Best Self Magazine7 мин. чтения
Radical Love: Rethinking Our Relationship to Nature and Each Other
Estimated reading time: 9 minutes — Gravity and love are two aspects of a single reality. They are the organizing principles of our precious planet and our amazing universe. Gravity holds dominion over the physical, our outer world. Love holds domin
Best Self Magazine4 мин. чтения
Divorce: The Ultimate Skincare Routine (and Some Tips for Getting Through It)
Estimated reading time: 6 minutes — I was going through old pictures recently and came across a photo I took in December of 2019. I had taken the photo as a “before” because I was going to start using some fancy new face cream that was sure to chang
Best Self Magazine4 мин. чтения
How Hypnosis Can Affect Habit Change
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes — When we think of habits, things like smoking, nail biting, drinking sodas, and so forth typically come to mind. While these things do have habitual routines attached to them, there is more to consider. What is cau
Best Self Magazine5 мин. чтения
Of Dreamers and Dreams: The Virtues of Passion, Heart & Hope
Estimated reading time: 7 minutes — Despair is all around us. As I look at the world, there are more than enough reasons to lose hope. There are days when it is easy to dread the morning, considering all that is going on. I am lucky enough to have a
Best Self Magazine4 мин. чтения
4 Tips For Getting Out Of The Way Of YOU In Business
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes — What if you could create everything you desire in business with more ease than you ever thought possible? What if what is not currently working with your business could improve quickly, and everything that is work
Best Self Magazine9 мин. чтения
The Soul and Addiction
Estimated reading time: 13 minutes — [A special excerpt adapted from We Are All Addicts, by Carder Stout] There has been plenty of talk of the soul in recent years—and not where you would expect it.  In his inaugural address in 2021, as he promised
Best Self Magazine7 мин. чтения
7 Life Lessons I’ve Learned as a Physician
Estimated reading time: 10 minutes — As a board-certified diagnostic radiologist, I spend most of my time sitting in the dark, distinguishing between different shades of gray. I am an expert at reading complicated images and diagnosing diseases, but
Best Self Magazine8 мин. чтения
Name, Claim & Reframe: A Pathway to a Well-Lived Life
Estimated reading time: 11 minutes — It has happened to all of us — an illness, an event, or an uncomfortable truth engulfs our life like a rogue wave, and we are thrown ass over tea kettle onto the beach. Not only is there sand in our bikini bottom
Best Self Magazine3 мин. чтения
The Crisis Of Homelessness And A Call For Love
Estimated reading time: 4 minutes — We are in the midst of a massive crisis of homelessness. There are countless numbers of refugees roaming all over the earth, homeless, destitute and in need of food, clothing and shelter. This pitiable situation h
Best Self Magazine7 мин. чтения
The Power Inside You: 10 Secrets to Self-Empowerment
Estimated reading time: 10 minutes — We live in a world where becoming powerful is defined by individuals and social standards which tend to lie outside of our own minds. We have become a society that has surrendered our connection with our own inte
Best Self Magazine5 мин. чтения
Choosing to Sleep (and Some Best Practices to Improve It)
Estimated reading time: 6 minutes — We are more powerful than we think. We can make changes in our lives that will improve our health and increase our chance of happiness. But people keep telling us that we can’t. Over the past fifty years or so, a
Best Self Magazine4 мин. чтения
The Season of Gratitude
Estimated reading time: 6 minutes — This past weekend was our last hurrah at the beach for this year, so with heavy hearts, we went through the tedious process of closing the house in preparation for the long cold winter. Chairs were stacked, and an
Best Self Magazine3 мин. чтения
6 Beginner Weight Lifting Exercises for Home or Gym
Estimated reading time: 8 minutes — Undertaking a weight training program is one of the best things you can do for your body. It will allow you to strengthen and shape your body at the same time that it builds such inner qualities as discipline and
Best Self Magazine7 мин. чтения
The Art of Peaceful Living
Estimated reading time: 9 minutes — “To practice any art, no matter how well or how badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. So do it.” For me, The Art of Peaceful Living came breath by breath, one small footprint at a time over th
Best Self Magazine1 мин. чтения
Best Self Breathwork: Daily Practice
— If you haven’t experienced the power of breathwork yet, you are in for a treat. This 25-minute practice will guide you through a few simple breathing techniques which will help you get a feel for how breathwork works. The way that we breathe affect
Best Self Magazine7 мин. чтения
An Epilogue to Homeschooling: A Mother Hangs Up Her Homeschooling Hat…Now What?
Estimated reading time: 11 minutes — My chest feels achy. It’s felt like this for weeks now. I keep catching myself holding my breath, losing focus, reaching for something to soothe me, staring into space. This isn’t me — who is this person, I wonde
Best Self Magazine3 мин. чтения
How to Be Loving: Letting Go vs. “Cutting Cords”
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes — Best Selfers! To let go? To dissolve attachments? To cut cords or pray for healing? These are all the right questions in terms of how we heal and move on. [Excerpted from How to Be Loving: As Your Heart Is Breakin
Best Self Magazine4 мин. чтения
True Diversity vs. Embracing Diversity
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes — For humanity to live a life of duality, a life of my way versus your way, of my nation versus yours, is a crime against our nature. We have deluded ourselves into believing that embracing diversity regards embraci
Best Self Magazine4 мин. чтения
What Is Ayurveda and How Can It Benefit You?
Estimated reading time: 7 minutes — Ayurveda is an ancient healing science that stems from the Vedic culture. It is a system of medicine that evolved in India over 5,000 years ago. Accomplished teachers taught their disciples in an oral tradition. T
Best Self Magazine7 мин. чтения
The Benefits of Hypnotherapy for Improving Fertility
Estimated reading time: 9 minutes — “The mind is everything. What you think you become.” Longing for a baby but being unable to have one is devastating. It seems that everyone around you is getting pregnant, but you can’t, no matter what you do. Per
Best Self Magazine5 мин. чтения
Volunteering While Traveling: The Complete Guide
Estimated reading time: 7 minutes — Whether you’ve just finished college or you’re taking a career break, traveling is on nearly everyone’s bucket list. Who doesn’t want to see the world, experience new cultures, and learn more about themselves alon
Best Self Magazine9 мин. чтения
The Art of Change: Transformation Through Journaling
Estimated reading time: 12 minutes — I started writing in a journal when I was 11 years old, as a way to communicate with my brother who died. In sharing with him on those early pages, I was able to make some sense of myself — and the world. My jour
Best Self Magazine5 мин. чтения
Surviving Storms: A Q&A from the Heart with Mark Nepo
Estimated reading time: 7 minutes — I am excited to share that my new book, Surviving Storms: Finding the Strength to Meet Adversity, will be published this September by St. Martin’s Essentials. It is a book that has taken three years to retrieve an
Best Self Magazine4 мин. чтения
Breath Prayer: An Ancient Practice to Calm Anxiety and Strengthen Your Faith
Estimated reading time: 5 minutes — I love Jesus. But I also struggle with anxiety. One of my favorite tools I’ve discovered to help manage my anxiety while also strengthening my faith is breath prayer. Christian breath prayers have been around for
Best Self Magazine12 мин. чтения
Your Sixth Sense: Trusting Your Vibes to Lead an Extraordinary Life
Estimated reading time: 15 minutes — Our world is at a tipping point. Recovering from the upheaval of the COVID pandemic, rocking and rolling through economic disruption, and reeling at every turn from daily climate disasters. It is undoubtably appa
Best Self Magazine6 мин. чтения
Luminous Darkness: A Radical Path to Embracing the Unknown
Estimated reading time: 9 minutes — So many of us have been taught to fear the dark, the unknown, the unwanted, the unfamiliar. When the terrain we’re standing on feels unstable or wobbly, our conditioned tendency is to try to get back to seemingly
Best Self Magazine6 мин. чтения
The Intentional Home: Leveraging Design to Redecorate Our Lives
Estimated reading time: 9 minutes — I bought my first home in 2014. It was a complete gut job. Along with the help of my contractor dad and realtor mom, I soon designed a work of art. From custom cabinets to designer flooring, no detail was spared —
Best Self Magazine5 мин. чтения
Heal Your Living: A Q&A with Youheum Son
Estimated reading time: 6 minutes — At Best Self, we love all things healing…and when we heard of the work of Youheum Son and her fresh approach to healing our living, we had to learn more. We presented a few questions to her so that she can explain
Best Self Magazine5 мин. чтения
Facing Our Fears: How Do We Overcome Them…Or Maybe That’s Not the Point?
Estimated reading time: 7 minutes — I had been afraid of bees since I was a child. I caught a bee in a glass jar when I was very young, because it looked so beautiful. I wasn’t going to keep it. I just wanted to look at it. And then I decided to pet
Best Self Magazine5 мин. чтения
Water Therapy for Your Mind, Body and Soul
Estimated reading time: 9 minutes — Water therapy is one of the oldest and most natural ways to heal the mind, body and soul. It has been well-known for centuries in many cultures for its healing properties. There are many different ways to incorpor
…Или откройте для себя что-то новое