Learning to Relax

Teaching yourself to relax amidst the various stressors in life is a skill worth investing both the time and energy. We might think we are relaxing when we are actually holding onto tension.

Three Ways to Make Yourself a Priority as a Caregiver

The role of caregiver is fraught with the demands of both time and energy, often when both commodities are at a high premium in one’s life. Many adults find themselves caring for parents and children simultaneously as well as juggling a work and home environment where added stressors multiply quickly. As in any demanding time of life, prioritizing what goes at the top of the list is very important. It may seem counterintuitive, but put your name at the top of the list.

Get Some Sunshine

So often people will run for the covers when they’re feeling overwhelmed or depressed about life. However, what might turn out better for many is to lift off the covers and head for the great outdoors. Do I mean to wander off on some trail dodging falling pinecones or broken … Read More

Defining Ourselves

Have you ever let another person’s perception of you define how you make choices and how you behave?  When we let others compare and define who we are, we sometimes take on roles that are simply assigned by others. 

Just Breathe

The next time you are feeling the demands of life weighing heavy, try slowing down your life to the pace of one deep breath.

Getting the Sleep You Deserve

Choosing to prioritize your sleep is vital to your health, especially in a culture that overemphasizes the value of work.

Traits of Trustworthy People

It’s true that we accept a degree of risk when we choose to trust someone. But, it doesn’t mean that choosing to trust someone it’s a shot in the dark. Here are a few traits of trustworthy people.

Gratitude Journaling: The Power of Being Grateful

Journaling is a well-known and widely used practical approach to gain insight and clarity by processing your emotions on paper. Over the past decade, gratitude journaling has gained popularity for its benefits, including better sleep, fewer symptoms of illness, and more happiness among adults and kids.