In honor of Suicide Prevention Week, I wanted to offer a collection of questions, statements, and inspirational bits of wisdom gleaned from my years of practice as a holistic and spiritually oriented psychiatrist. Review this list and make a mental note of the words and phrases that resonate the most. Repeat these to yourself when you need to reorient to a place of inner equilibrium—this week and always!
Music is great at lifting your spirits and boosting your mood. Here is a 101 song playlist of happiness-inducing songs from Chopra!
While “empathy,” “sympathy,” and “compassion” are three words that many use interchangeably, they are not synonymous with one another. Let’s take a closer look at how to differentiate them.
You likely spend Thanksgiving with your family. Although you are related to each other, that doesn’t mean you’re close. Whether they are your boon companions or people you tolerate, there are important reasons to be grateful for them.
Gratitude is a soul quality that brings your attention into the present, which is the only moment in which you can experience joy, love, compassion, and peace. Thanksgiving offers an opportunity to bring the power of gratitude into your life and awaken to the amazing blessings of your true unbounded self.
Practicing gratitude expands your joy, love, and well-being—and the benefits will ripple out to your community and beyond. Try these 10 gratitude activities with your family this Thanksgiving season and share in the blessings of gratitude and goodwill.
Expressing feelings of gratitude doesn’t just feel good—it offers many valuable benefits for your mind-body health. While it’s easy to be swept away by life’s fast pace, take the time to appreciate the people, things, and experiences that fill you with joy.