Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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How to get over yourself and on with your life.
The universe speaks, but do we actually pay attention?
Each and every week, I handed over my little booklet and stepped on a scale at a meeting. I felt out of place. I felt large, yet small. I had "no willpower."
People speak of happiness like something we can buy, or find, or meditate to. And therefore, marketers rejoice and try to sell it to us.
A global pandemic is not the time to beat yourself up for not accomplishing all your life’s goals.
Many run to the "good" neighborhoods so we can raise privileged “color-blind” children who pick up the torch and repeat it: a new generation of I-am-not-racist racists.
When you think, “Have mercy, I hate Mother’s Day,” take comfort in the fact that many of us do. Mother's Day can be a sad, repeating annual trauma.
Are you the one constantly in your own way? A little dose of truth might just be what the "doctor of nonsense" orders.
The quarantine life—depending on what's going on personally, of course—is turning into a nightmare of "shoulds," to-do lists, and the ridiculous goal of "finding our purpose."
Does each day feel like Groundhog Day? The good news? You aren't stuck. Really.
Mondays are the worst day of the week. True or False? Mostly false, and here's why.
Is self-care beginning to feel like self-harm?
The numbers in our lives don't prove anything.
What wagons are you riding? Aren't you tired?
Don't forget that the words you say to yourself matter—big time.
To what extent are you spending time worrying about pleasing everyone around you?
Meredith Atwood is a former attorney, speaker, and author of the book, The Year of No Nonsense: How to Get Over Yourself and On with Your Life.