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Spring 2022:  Mindfulness & Meditation

Spring 2022: Mindfulness & Meditation

Life can be stressful! Whether it’s finances, work, health issues or family issues, there are times where it just feels like too much. Sometimes we get used to chronic stress and don’t even realize how much it is impacting us. Stress has a powerful effect on our...

Healthy Habits for the New Year

Healthy Habits for the New Year

A new year can be a kind of reset – a chance to turn the page and start a new chapter. When a new year begins, we often feel a sense of opportunity for a fresh start. Many of us think of setting goals or intentions for the months ahead.   We live in a society that is...

Coping with Holiday Stress

Coping with Holiday Stress

Coping with Holiday Stress So it’s the holiday season once again! This may bring some fun and festivity, but it usually means stress as well. Many of us will begin losing our patience and good cheer. Some of us are also dealing with change, loss, challenging family...

Coping with Stress & Burnout

Coping with Stress & Burnout

Are you struggling with stress or burnout? Stress can become chronic or severe and lead to burnout. Burnout is a problem that impacts most of us at some point. It seems that it is a problem for many of us these days. There are many contributors- work stress, taking...

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

October is National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month, with a focus on spreading awareness and increasing access to resources and support. Working together, we can promote the importance of mental health screenings while reducing the stigma associated with...

Perfectly Imperfect

Perfectly Imperfect

Perfectly Imperfect "Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we'll ever do." - Brene Brown Do you love yourself as you are, or do you constantly feel as though you are not good enough?We live in a society that values things...

Spring & Summer 2021

Spring & Summer 2021

Spring & Summer 2021 There is nothing permanent except change. -Heraclitus Hello! It has been a while since my last post. Back in March, I experienced some unforeseen change. Totally unforeseen- just thrust upon me! I really am not a fan. I like to plan for...

February 2021: Love Is the Answer

February 2021: Love Is the Answer

February 2021:  Love Is the Answer "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."  Martin Luther King Jr. This is one of my favorite MLK quotes. It feels true and hopeful. There is so much that we can’t...

January 2021: A Fresh Start

January 2021: A Fresh Start

January 2021: A Fresh Start   Happy New Year!   I always feel hopeful at the start of a new year. I like the reminder that we can move on from the past and have a fresh start. Of course, each day is a fresh start, but the new year gives us a chance to...

Holidays 2020: Wishing You Moments of Peace & Joy

Holidays 2020: Wishing You Moments of Peace & Joy

Unbelievably, it’s December and the holidays are upon us. I’ve been hearing a variety of comments regarding this fact. Many people are happy to see 2020 end and are at least cautiously optimistic about the coming year. But dealing with another surge of Covid has been...