Missed Milestones

1As we continue to practice social distancing and self-isolation from within our homes, as much as our lives allow us to, many of us are watching important dates that we had been excited to celebrate come to pass. Those who were excited to celebrate important milestones with their friends and family, such as weddings, proms, graduations, sports events, holidays, and birthdays, won’t be ...

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Sleep Loss is Your Loss!

2Restless nights? Constantly tired during the day? Struggling to wind down and get that restful sleep all those “morning people” have somehow mastered? If you could see these bags under my eyes they would tell you, “You’re not alone!” Well, I’ve done the research and am ready to break it down for you. Here’s what you need to know to start ...

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A Guide to Self-Love

photo-1579591165250-987f23844669Happy Valentine’s Day, to me!  Certainly, we have all heard someone make the statement, “You’ve got to love yourself first, or you can’t expect to be loved by another…” at least once. This is true, without a decent amount of self-love, the love of another person will feel revolting and foolish and we often times subconsciously set out to ...

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Self-Care Tips to Beat the Winter Blues

photo-1506126613408-eca07ce68773The rush and excitement from the holidays are over. The gifts have been unwrapped and all the pretty lights and decorations have been stowed away. Radio stations have stopped playing their festive cheers and commercials and advertisements have stopped telling us how it is the “most wonderful time of the year.” We rang in the New Year and set our resolutions. Most of ...

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Reflect, Resolve, Reset

photo-1512552288940-3a300922a275After the hustle of the holiday season, folks sit back, tuckered out from all of the holiday mayhem, then transition to think about “The New Year” as a grand moment in time represented as the start of everything new! The New Year is viewed as The Chance to finally do amazing things, to go to amazing places or to ...

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Family Feud

photo-1561152665-da051f68abc8Ah yes. The holidays are quickly approaching; another season of joy-filled days, cozy nights by the fireplace, and plenty of time with family and friends. For many though, family can be a problem. Maybe you have a grandparent who keeps bringing up various political topics, maybe you have an uncle who likes to get a little too tipsy, or ...

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Positive Thinking, It’s for Everyone!

photo-1561377330-ec7bfc35c780Eye roll, right? Another article that’s going to tell you about how amazing positive thinking is, and if you could just think more positively you’ll be cured of your depression and anxiety. I get it. It can seem really condescending when you’re struggling and someone tells you that you just need to be more optimistic. Positive thinking is not ...

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Journaling for Your Mental Health

journalMaybe you kept a journal when you were younger. You would write down your deepest, darkest secrets, or just what happened that day, and for some reason after journaling you would feel better. There’s a reason that so many people find journaling to be relaxing. Research has found that journaling can boost your mood, enhance your sense of well-being, reduce symptoms of depression, ...

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Yoga and Your Mental Health

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June 21st is International Day of Yoga. Most people know what yoga is and have even attempted to go to a yoga class or two. It can seem like a series of impossible moves in which you bend your body this way and that. However, research has shown that not only is yoga a great way to exercise, it ...

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