Meditation is the act of focusing your body, mind, and emotion on the present moment by being still and focusing your attention on your breath, a guided meditation, music, or a helpful phrase or mantra. No matter how you choose to meditate, there are important benefits to making meditation a part of your healthy lifestyle. […]
No matter how you celebrate, for many people it is difficult to balance your expectations, family expectations (or what you perceive them to be) and the reality of holidays. So much energy is directed toward creating the perfect holiday experience that we forget that events that are out of our control can easily affect the […]
To reduce stress, we are encouraged to exercise, stay connected with family and friends, and get plenty of sleep. Journaling is another easy activity that has shown to be an effective tool to help manage stress including symptoms of depression and anxiety. Journaling can be done in a variety of ways and can help you […]
If you are like most people, you know the pain of the headache. In fact, the most common complaint that medical professionals hear from patients is headaches. If you suffer from headaches, learning more about the source of your pain and what could be causing it may help you get some relief. Tension Headaches Tension […]
It’s been a long year. Here’s a link to a great article about “Coronavirus Caution Fatigue” from Cleveland Clinic.
It’s important to have people in our lives that support us, encourage us, and help us stay positive. But we often overlook the voice that we hear the most, which is our own. Is your self-talk supportive, encouraging, and positive? Do you catch yourself being self-critical or negative toward yourself? It’s okay to be real […]
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, known as PTSD, affects an estimated 8 million adults. About 7 out of 100 people will experience this at some point in their lives. PTSD is a mental health condition that results from a person experiencing or witnessing (directly or indirectly) a traumatic event. Exposure could happen in one or more of […]