Calm Corner

mental health, wellness

“Same goal, same end”

These are the words of the Dalai Lama at his most recent visit to Dieu Ngu Temple in Westminster, Orange County, CA, where I was in attendance, on June 19, 2016. It was such a blessing to be in his presence (about 20 ft. away). I felt a positive aura radiating from him throughout my time there.  ...

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wellness

Bringing Coloring Back

One of my favorite things to do as a child was coloring. I remember coloring pages of Sailor Moon, the walls, and anything else I could get my tiny hands on. As an adult I’m happy to see the popularity of coloring on the rise again. I went into Barnes and Noble a few weeks ago and to my  ...

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mental health

The importance of time off

I understand that our society tends to value productivity, often at the cost of our own health and happiness. Holidays are a great time to reflect on what is most important to you and how to find a happy medium between what you need to do and what you want to do. I used to feel that I need to  ...

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wellness

How to work with low energy

The weather is sooo cold, it gets dark way too soon. Have you ever felt like doing nothing? What to do when all you want to do is curl up in bed and sleep, and there’s a million things you should be doing… Here’s how you can work with your low energy: Set 3 goals for the day  ...

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What’s on your bucket list?

I had lunch with a friend today, and we ended up talking about our bucket lists/life lists/all the things you wanted to do, but perhaps have been pushed back to the back burner for various reasons. Well, it’s time to dust off those lists (for some, to sit down and make a list) and finally  ...

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