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
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
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.
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?
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
Following the end of a long relationship with my daughters father about 10 years ago I was in a pretty desolate place. Since childhood I had always tried to do the right thing and always think of others. I had done what was expected of me as a woman, a daughter, and now as… Read More Baby Steps That Can Lead to Life Changes