5 Weeks to Fly: Week 3 – Give to get

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We’ve been focused the last two weeks on how to get. More sleep, more gratitude. This week, it’s all about how to GIVE. When you give, you really get – that’s why giving feels so good. Scientists can’t actually find anything on the planet that makes us happier when we …

Beautiful Skin

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Beautiful skin is the most important accessory you have, and I recently experienced an amazing summer skin event at Affordable Skin Care Salon where they launched Close Up Consult, an online service offering solutions for problem skin issues. Healthy, glowing skin is about covering all the angles: eating right, sleeping …

5 Weeks to Fly: Week 2 – Get Your Gratitude On

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What is gratitude? It’s about being thankful for the good things in your life.  Think back to the last time you stopped to just appreciate all of the blessings in your world.  Were you surrounded by a big brown bird, a pile of mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce?   If …

Five Weeks to Fly #1

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Listen up young bloods, I’m a Positive Psychology expert, and what I know is this: it’s mind over matter, so rock an optimally functioning mind, and the matter will follow. Translation? Build a better brain, and you clear up the acne, clean up and tone the body, and have the …

Stress is Contagious

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Stress, as with any negative emotion, is absolutely contagious. Human beings pick up on each other’s energy, and we’re wired to be able to perceive negative and positive emotions. Stress serves an adaptive function so we can function together effectively. Downside is we become like our environment if we don’t …

How to get beautiful for spring? Get your meditation on!

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Holistic Wellness Coach Pax Tandon specializes in positive psychology to help people navigate life’s challenges. Pax cites sleep as the fountain of youth and beauty and says good sleep will have two major impacts on your beauty quotient: Incorporating a meditation regimen into your daily routine helps you sleep better. Our …

Unplug and Reconnect

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Holistic Wellness Coach Pax Tandon who specializes in positive psychology to help people navigate life’s challenges gives these five reasons why we should unplug. 1.      Gadgets compel us to multitask constantly, so our attention is constantly divided. Parents don’t focus on their kids, kids notice this, feel neglected, and negative consequences …

Teens and Sleep

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If a teen is well rested at night, which they absolutely should be to meet the demands of changing hormones, rapidly evolving brains, and the rigor of school, they won’t need “decompression” as much rejuvenation and re-energizing. Having them learn a practice like mindfulness meditation and/or yoga empowers them with …