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3-Easy Ways to Eliminate Distractions When Meditating at Home

3-Easy Ways to Eliminate Distractions When Meditating at Home

Life is full of distractions, especially if you are trying to get your meditation in while in the comfort of your own home. Whether you choose to meditate in the morning before starting your day or for a few minutes after getting home from work, it can make all the difference to try and eliminate some of those distractions at home.

Wide Wonder Podcast: Sandra Kushnir, LMFT Interviewed About U-NIFY LA!

Wide Wonder Podcast: Sandra Kushnir, LMFT  Interviewed About U-NIFY LA!

U-Nify’s mission is to offer affordable workshops led by therapists, life coaches, spiritual leaders, and wellness experts. We believe mental health should be part of your everyday wellness routine, just like going to the gym, yoga or attending a meditation. Check out this interview with our founder, Sandra Kushnir, LMFT.

5 Simple Habits To Improve Your Mood

5 Simple Habits To Improve Your Mood

Life can be stressful! Learn a few simple habits that you can develop that can have tremendous impacts on your daily mood and overall sense of well-being. Let’s take a look at a few mood-boosting hacks to incorporate into your routine! 

Boost Your Mental Performance: By Taking A Nap

Boost Your Mental Performance: By Taking A Nap

Naps have the power to counteract the effects of sleep deprivation and give your brain a midafternoon boost. You can work a nap into your daily routine to increase productivity, creativity, and help you feel your best all day long

Loss of a Loved One: When You’re Grieving and Tired of Not Sleeping

Loss of a Loved One: When You’re Grieving and Tired of Not Sleeping

You used to sleep soundly. Then, a loved one passed away, and it’s been difficult to have a good night of sleep. Grief appears in many ways, and one way is sleep deprivation. Here are factors that contribute to your lack of sleep and what you can do about it.

Helping Others: Aftercare Recovery

Helping Others: Aftercare Recovery

Anyone who has someone in their life struggling with addiction recovery may wonder what role they can play in their loved one’s recovery. One way family and friends can support a recovering addict in an impactful way is by helping them to get their lives back on track after their recovery.

Mental Wellness Through Self-Care: Activities That Boost Your Sense Of Well-Being

Mental Wellness Through Self-Care: Activities That Boost Your Sense Of Well-Being

Mental well-being doesn’t just happen; you have to work at it. People who take a proactive approach to personal wellness tend to be more well-adjusted and less depressed than those who sit around and wait for something positive to happen.

The Game Of Love: What's There To Learn?

The Game Of Love: What's There To Learn?

Romantic partners tend the be some of the most powerful teachers and bring us important lessons that need to be learned in our human experience. There really is no energy stronger than the energy of romantic love….

Recently Suffer a Loss? Moving Can Be Your Ticket to a Fresh Start

Recently Suffer a Loss? Moving Can Be Your Ticket to a Fresh Start

Mourning the death of a loved one is difficult, and it can take a long time before you move on, but you will be able to move on. Most advice will tell you that “moving on” is more of a metaphorical goal. You have to get past the bereavement period in your own head. While this is certainly true, it’s wrong to think that moving on cannot also be a physical way to cope.

2018 The Year Of Women: Starts With Men

2018 The Year Of Women: Starts With Men

It is undeniable that 2018 is going to be a year that brings a lot of change, hopefully for the better. It will be full of difficult conversations, hard truths, and unlikely heroes finally finding their voices. This is our year. The year for women to speak up, rise and finally fight for equality. However, the year of women- starts with men. It starts with creating the space for men to accept their vulnerability, understand and own their feelings and value relationships more. 

The Holiday Blues: When Thing's Don't Feel Merry

The Holiday Blues: When Thing's Don't Feel Merry

The holiday season is upon us! With all of the festivities, family time and traveling it's easy to get caught up in the moment and lose sight of all the emotional toll that this time of year can carry for many of us.It's important to acknowledge that despite all the holiday parties, joy and quality time that we get to spend with the people who we love, this time of year can also bring up feelings of loss, loneliness, depression and painful memories of people no longer in our lives.

Mindful Living: Learning To Be Present In Your Life

Mindful Living: Learning To Be Present In Your Life

Mindfulness is more than a 1-hour meditation class or a 10-minute guided recording on an app. It's a way of life, a moral compass and a change in perspective that can improve all aspects of your life including relationships, self-awareness, attunement to the environment and the ability to understand and regulate your internal experience.