Fall is one of my favorite seasons. Where I live fall comes and goes quickly. This season can also be a time of high stress for some people. Kids are back in school, holidays are right around the corner and time for yourself is hard to come by. As the weather gets cooler, most people… Read More The Best Self-Care Tips, Tricks and Products for Fall
Most people think that once you’ve had mono, you will never hear from it again. I recently found out that the Epstein-Barr virus I had, was now reactivated. Initially when I found out I had EBV, it was after the fact. After giving birth to my daughter 14 years ago, I had presented to my… Read More What You Don’t Know About Epstein Barr Virus
I didn’t realize I even had an issue until a pattern in my mood changes started presenting itself every month and my boyfriend pointed it out. What I had thought was normal PMS (according to friends, women family members and the media), was actually something much worse.… Read More Could it be Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)?
Most of us have never considered how impactful colors are in our lives. If used effectively color therapy can be one of the most influential tools you can use to boost your mood. Color acts as a non-verbal way to communicate and can instantly set a mood or a tone, or express emotion and can… Read More Color Therapy – How Color Affects You
My old motto in life used to be “prepare for the worse, but hope for the best.” That served me well for quite a long time, but recently I realized that I needed to revise my life motto as it no longer fit my circumstances. I need to stop hoping for the best and make… Read More Why Seeking Help Is Empowering
Trauma, Bad Days and Failures Can Be Good For you. How I found the silver lining in almost anything! I’ve recently had a down pour of bad days lately. The amount of stress and negativity I have dealt with lately has me reopening old wounds, and using negative coping techniques. This lead me to start… Read More How To Find The Silver Lining In Almost Anything
If you haven’t heard of or read The Four Agreements, let me introduce you to a book that just might change your life. This book did change my life. This is a very easy and quick read. The author don Miguel Ruiz, states that, “if you can begin to live your life with these agreements,… Read More Practical Ways to Apply The The Four Agreements
It took me a very long time before I could get behind something I now call spirituality. I was not forced into or brought up in any single religion. My parents did not force a belief upon me and always told me that I could choose to believe what I wanted to believe. I was… Read More The Biggest Things You Need to Know About Religion and Spirituality
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We all have stress right? Some of us more than others. Not all stress is bad, but for the most part, the stress I will be talking about in this post can be devastating. According to The American Institute of Stress, there is acute stress, chronic stress, eustress and distress. Research has show that somewhere… Read More Stress Is Your Worst Enemy. 10 Ways To Defeat It Now.
Many who suffer from mental health issues are finding that natural supplements can significantly impact their mental wellbeing. The list is long in regards to which supplements are best. The following supplements just might have saved my life and just might do the same for you.… Read More These 5 Supplements Saved My Life
If you have ever read the book The Five Love Languages you know that each and every one of us has certain ways we love one another and like to be loved in return.… Read More Master The Art Of Love Using The Five Love Languages
Why Do Some Depressed People Appear Happy? You don’t look depressed! How many times have you heard someone say that? How is depression supposed to look? Depression has many faces and many symptoms. Not everyone experiences depression or any mental health issue in the same way. Some people who have depression don’t even realize they… Read More How Does Depression Look?
The 3 Biggest Factors That Are Preventing You From Being Happy So you want to start making some changes in your life, but you don’t know where to start. You need to first identify what has been truly holding you back. There are so many things that hold people back from moving forward with making… Read More What is Really Holding You Back?
Master the Art of Self-Awareness and Live Happy *this post may contain harsh language and tough love How many years have you started with a resolution or a goal for the new year that you failed to meet? This year, why not focus on just being authentic and happy? I take a lot of inspiration… Read More Stop Worrying About Everyone Else’s Opinions – Be Authentic
The holidays are supposed to be one the happiest times of the year, but for many people, they trigger deep feelings of loneliness, depression and anxiety. For most people this time of year is full of joy, but for those who have past trauma, bear the load of putting on family parties or do not quite have the money… Read More 10 Ways to Keep Your Sanity and Be Happy During the Holidays
This holiday season doesn’t have to be as stressful as it’s been in the past. Taking time to practice self-care and giving the gift of self-care to others will help alleviate the pressure we often put upon ourselves during this particular time of the year. Naturally we have others to tend to and shop for… Read More Incredible Gifts for Self-care and Wellness 2018
Have you noticed that sometimes around certain people you feel overwhelmed, exhausted or even sick to your stomach? Energy vampires are compelled to surround themselves with others who are typically full of life and vibrant, in an attempt to make themselves feel better. Energy vampires appear to feed off your energy in order to alleviate… Read More Sick and Tired? Beware of Energy Vampires.
Now let me clearly say that you WILL NOT be happy all day, every day for the rest of your life. As we all know, being happy 24/7 is impossible. You can, however, be happy most of the time with some conscious effort. There are things that happy people do a little differently than the… Read More 10 Habits of Highly Happy People
Have you ever heard anyone say, “You can’t take care of others if you don’t take care of yourself first”? Well that is something I say everyday to the patients I work with. Some people find it admirable to work non-stop and constantly put the needs of others before their own. One of the biggest… Read More 10 of the Easiest Ways to Practice Self-Care