7 Ways to Find Wisdom From Everyday Life
Dec20

7 Ways to Find Wisdom From Everyday Life

  By Sophia Godkin PhD   No matter who you are, no matter where you go, no matter what you do and who you do it with, there is wisdom awaiting you at every turn. Our world is overflowing with wisdom for life, if only we stop to look, listen, and learn. So if you find yourself yearning to understand yourself and life more deeply, to make better life choices each time, and to have the clarity, patience, and insight to live a...

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How To Reduce Your Stress Anytime, Anywhere
Dec12

How To Reduce Your Stress Anytime, Anywhere

This article first appeared on www.mariashriver.com in 08/2016 By Sophia Godkin PhD and Matt Riemann   Stress, stress, stress. We know what we look and feel like with it. Maybe we can even fathom what we’d be like without it. Though a stress-free life seems elusive, science shows us that it really isn’t. Thankfully, today more than ever we know quite a lot about what causes stress and how we can overcome it. So we’ve compiled a...

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5 Simple Ways To Avoid Overthinking
Dec06

5 Simple Ways To Avoid Overthinking

By Sophia Godkin PhD   Think. Think. Think. It’s what our mind does. Some thoughts feel good. Some feel not so good. Some help us devise solutions. Others appear to create problems. Some last a few seconds. Others a few minutes. And many – especially the negative ones – latch on to those like them and create long chains of cyclical thought patterns scientists refer to as rumination. Rumination, it turns out, isn’t just something...

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Why Positive Thoughts Are the Best Medicine
Dec01

Why Positive Thoughts Are the Best Medicine

This article first appeared on www.mariashriver.com in 08/2016 By Matt Riemann   Who would we be if not for our thoughts? Our thoughts dictate everything in our lives, from our relationships to our health and happiness. Thoughts, those rumblings that happen within the confines of our mind, are an indicator of our subconscious beliefs – those things we learned during childhood about ourselves, others, and the world that we...

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The 5 Ws of Life
Nov29

The 5 Ws of Life

By Sophia Godkin PhD   There is much to learn through life, so much that sometimes I wonder if that isn’t one of the reasons why our life expectancy is nearly 80 years and only growing. And though there are many life lessons to learn, there are certainly some that stand out. I call them the ‘5 Ws of Life’ and here they are for you to learn, relearn, practice, and enjoy to make the most of each and every day of your life.  ...

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