Breathing Happy Author

Breathing Happy Author

The Art of Saying You’re Sorry: How to Apologize

Wouldn’t it be a wonderful world if we never had to apologize for anything? Unfortunately, the world is full of hurt feelings, broken friendships, and missed opportunities to rebuild relationships. If you’ve wronged someone else or hurt their feelings, issuing a heartfelt apology is the best way to get your relationship back on track. Read more

This Wristwatch Comes with a Nicotine Injection System

It’s 5:05 pm and you begin to feel a slight tightening of your chest. You are inside a crowded chrome elevator with about 15 other people. Everybody’s tired and just want to go home. “Ding!” the elevator bell makes a sound and you’re now on the 30th floor. You stare at the glowing numbers of the elevator panel and every number below 30 seems to have a yellowish glow on them. You sigh and you feel your chest pound again. The elevator hums and moves down after the red headed woman in front of you gets off. You look at your wrist watch and it’s 5:06. Thoughts about the difference between comfort and discomfort make a bead of sweat fall from your brow. In your mind, you’re thinking of the pleasure of getting a drag. Read more

Four Ways Rising Early Can Benefit You

As a student, I could not wait to sleep in on weekends. High school started before 7:15 and sleeping in was a privilege. In college, I had a 5:45AM nanny job to get to and classes from 9:10 on. After graduation, I started a work from home job with no scheduled hours, which meant that an alarm clock no longer had any place in my life – finally! So why, with a freelance career, have I decided to go back to getting up early? Read more

Tips For Meditation

When done correctly, meditation can be a way of dealing with stress, anxiety, or to simply relax. Practicing meditation regularly can help to increase concentration, and bring a general feeling of happiness for oneself. Several scientific studies have yielded results, suggesting that frequent meditation can help strengthen our immune systems, reduce blood pressure, and keep hormone levels stable. Read more

5 Rules for a Better Night Sleep

Sleep is one of the most important factors that influence human health, mood and the state of well being in general. Nevertheless, about a third of the world’s population complains about issues like sleep quality or insufficient hours of sleep. Here are a few rules that will help get rid of insomnia and improve the quality of your sleep: Read more

How to Use Affirmations for Self Improvement

Whether you’re trying to quit smoking, improve your eating habits, or otherwise change a negative habit into a positive one, using affirmations to support your personal self-improvement plans is a great way to change your inner self-talk.  Read more

General Hypertension Coping Tips

Again, I wish to start with the disclaimer that I am not a doctor. I am simply sharing my personal experience in dealing with my own hypertension without the need for prescription drugs. If you have a problem with your blood pressure, your first step to deal with it is to see your doctor. Read more

Great Ways to Prevent Depression

Amazingly, 18% of adults and 8% of adolescents in the United States are affected by some type of depression. It may not sound like much, but let’s put it another way: these percentages equal to over 40 million Americans! And the situation is not different in the rest of the world. Read more

How to Overcome Creative Blocks

There are different types of creative blocks, which are a cause of frustration to many. Included in the list is mental block, writer’s block, emotional barrier, among others. If you happen to be a creative professional (meaning you rely on your creativity to feed your family, pay for mortgage, and everything else), it can be dangerous. Read more