Finding Fulfillment

4 Secrets to Aging Happily

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Gary Frost, Ph.D.

There’s a reason why we wish each other a happy and healthy New Year every January—in our minds, the two go hand in hand. After all, how happy can you be if you’re saddled with aches, pains, ailments and illness?

Becoming a More Creative You

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Ann Pardo, M.A., L.P.C., B.C.C.

Many people think that drawing, crafting and other common forms of artistic expression are the only ways to express a creative side. But you don’t need a “talent” to be creative. Creativity is about more than just mastering a skill. It is also about the way you think and how you see the world.

Finding Long-Term Happiness

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Ann Pardo, M.A., L.P.C., B.C.C.

How can you find long-term happiness? It’s a simple question, one that has been explored and expounded on for thousands of years. And yet the answer remains elusive to many, perhaps because true, lasting happiness involves a combination of factors—many of which are unique to you.

Give Yourself a Gift This Holiday Season

Written by 
Kate Rope
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Ann Pardo, M.A., L.P.C., B.C.C.

As you work (perhaps even scramble) to make the holiday season the best it can be for those around you, could you be ignoring yourself in the process? This year, start by giving yourself a gift.

Gratitude: A Long-Term Investment

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Jeffrey Rossman, Ph.D.

Practicing gratitude each day can not only make us feel good but help us be physically and emotionally healthy for years to come. It may feel unfamiliar at first, but, with practice, you’ll begin to see and feel the impact that this daily ritual can have on your wellbeing.

Inspiring Words for Reaching Your Goals

Have a long list of things you'd like to accomplish? There's no exact formula for success, but fostering a positive and motivated outlook can take your game to the next level. Be inspired by these uplifting messages and start turning aspirations into achievements!

Live Younger Longer

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Gary Frost, Ph.D.

Chronological age is based on a number, and there’s nothing you can do to change that. Behavioral age, however, is measured in things you absolutely can control: attitude and activity. Here are some choices you can make to stay young, at any age.

Make Peace with Yourself

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Sharon Alpert, M.A., L.I.C.S.W.

Making peace with yourself—who you are right now and who you were in the past—means defusing your internal fight about what’s true. Accept and honor yourself in the here and now, while still moving toward becoming the person you want to be.

Older, Wiser, Happier!

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Gary Frost, Ph.D.

Have you ever seen an 80-year old who is still so full of life and wondered, what’s the secret? What makes one person live productively into his or her later years, while another disengages and withdraws? Gary Frost, Ph.D., an expert on aging, shares his insights into what makes people grow old with happiness, health and vitality.

Take a Vacation! It’s Good for You

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Wren Bernstein, M.A., M.S.W., L.I.C.S.W.

Beyond helping us relax and recharge, there is growing evidence to support that holidays and leisure activities can improve mental and physical health, productivity, relationships with others and more.