Nobody’s perfect: the wisdom of an 80-20 split

When I studied positive psychology through the Whole Being Institute, Tal ben-Shahar, the lead instructor, emphasized the importance of giving ourselves “permission to be human.” In his book Being Happy: You Don’t Have to Be Perfect to Lead a Richer, Happier Life, he notes a fundamental distinction between the perfectionist and the …

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Wellness fundamentals: stable blood sugar

This is the first in a series of posts that focus on what I call fundamentals of wellness or self-care. Several factors have been identified as especially beneficial to our overall well-being. These include getting enough sleep, cultivating a meditation practice and maintaining stable blood sugar. Please note: Material on this site, including this …

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