Don’t Say “Yes” to Everything

Saying “yes” to life is a positive way of allowing ourselves to try new experiences. It’s a great way to live: we’re willing to try new things, get out of our comfort zone, and go on new adventures! However, we tend to say “yes” in other situations as well, and not only when it comes […]

Stoicism: A Life-Compass for Times of Disruption

Take a moment and think about what being “stoic” means to you. Many of us imagine hardened, emotionless people who face the world without expressing themselves, their emotions, or their complaints. But did you know that stoicism, which has been around for centuries, has principles that we can implement into our lives to improve our […]

How Social Relationships Can Boost Your Wellbeing

Social relationships and social connectedness can be a source of wellbeing as long as they are fair and based on equity. People with limited social connectedness have poorer mental and physical health, including increased depression. Social relationships and social connectedness are directly linked to our quality of life. The psychologists Roy Baumeister and Mark Leary […]

Can a Change of Scenery Improve Your Wellbeing?

Is there anything more relaxing than a sunny day spent digging your toes into the sand and watching the waves crash against the shore? Some may even call it healing. Or how about the pure bliss of a weekend away in the mountains? Every now and then, we all want a change of scenery. Your […]

How to Create the Ultimate Home Spa Today

A long day of a relaxing massage, heavenly facials, therapeutic body treatments, and soothing hot baths? Don’t mind if I do! When it comes to a spa day, my answer will always be yes. And guess what: I don’t feel bad about it, and here is why you shouldn’t either!  “Spa” stands for salus per […]