Book of the Day – The Self-Talk Workout

Today's Book of the Day is The Self-Talk Workout, written by Rachel Goldsmith Turow in 2022 and published by Shambhala. Dr. Rachel Goldsmith Turow is a psychotherapist, a researcher, an adjunct faculty member at Seattle University and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and a mindfulness teacher. She is a renowned expert in…

World Introvert Day

Today is the World Introvert Day. As an extremely introverted person, I highly appreciate the periods of the year after the festive celebrations.During festive days one is usually exposed to more contacts and more prolonged ones, and this can be exhausting. So, on these calmer days, we introverts can recharge our batteries, get some peaceful…

Book of the Day – The Gifts of Imperfection

Today's Book of the Day is The Gifts of Imperfection by BrenĂ© Brown, published in 2010 by Hazelden. BrenĂ© Brown is a Research Professor at the University of Houston and a public speaker.She has spent her career studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of some #1 New York Times bestsellers like…

Photography Of The Day – Sunrise from my studio’s window

I love sunrises. Sunrise - Photo by Raffaello Palandri Dawns are one of the reasons I wake up early. I love meditating while watching the light grow up and the sun rising. Scientific research has shown that the light's wavelengths at dawn activate our brain, improving the response of our cognitive brain, promoting the effectiveness…

Book Of The Day – Peace from Anxiety

Today's Book of the Day is Peace from Anxiety written by Hala Khouri and published in 2021 by Shambala Publications. Hala Khouri, MA, is a therapist, yoga teacher, and somatic experiencing practitioner. She is one of the founders of Off the Mat and Into the World, a non-profit organization dedicated to bridging yoga and activism,…