5 Expectations that Keep You from Seeking a Bold Life

zcsirkin Life Lessons, Self Care

We’ve all heard it said before— good things happen to those who wait. We were told so often growing up that patience is a virtue, and it certainly is in most situations, but not when it comes to getting what we want from life. Many of us become complacent in our routines. We get comfortable at work and think that opportunities will present themselves to us when the time comes. In our love lives, too, …

Live Balanced and Bold

zcsirkin Self Care

Vibrant health is a state of mind. I learned that thirty years ago from my doctor, who taught me that I am more than just my body. The lessons he gifted to me showed me that my attitude and how I think and feel has everything to do with the degree of health, vibrancy, and success I can achieve. I also learned how to clear my mind of everyday fears and negative thoughts that robbed …

Stillness and Silence Are the Keys to a Mindful Life

zcsirkin Life Lessons, Self Care

The world can be hectic at times. It seems that the more advanced our technology becomes, the more things we have to keep crammed into our heads. The more we become connected to others, the more that connectivity becomes a distraction from many of the tasks we are trying to accomplish. For these reasons, mindfulness and meditation have become part of a daily practice for many people. Stillness and silence, in fact, can be their …