December 11, 2019

If you had to guess, how many steps do you think that you take in a day? Many people do not get "enough" steps. Ever since I learned that it is recommended for us to get 10,000 steps each day, I have been more conscious of taking more throughout the day. Having an offi...

December 11, 2019

Medical trauma is a set of psychological and physiological responses of patients and their families to pain, injury, serious illness, medical procedures, and invasive or frightening treatment experiences. 

In many cases, medical trauma is not recognized or taken serious...

December 5, 2019

Holidays are hard enough as it is (as talked about in another blog) and they are much harder when we have lost a loved one! What is it about the holidays that makes grief so difficult? 

Well, of course it's we don't have our loved ones with us, as most normally do durin...

December 5, 2019

Ask yourself: what is causing you stress, anxiety or other unwanted negative feelings today? Can you pinpoint what it is? 

And what, if anything, are you going to do about it?

Some ways that help you identify what you are feeling and why are to take up journaling (just w...

December 4, 2019

Having a desk job or partial sitting job can make it hard to get in physical activity throughout the day and sometimes can leave you feeling sluggish. Feeling this way can have a negative affect on our mood as well. In order to prevent this and to stay active, there ar...

December 3, 2019

How do you know if you have been emotionally abused and how do you handle the triggers that follow you?

It took me a while to realize that I had been a victim of emotional abuse, but it was clear whenever I looked back on my relationship with my father. Throughout my la...

November 28, 2019

Around this time of year, our stress is usually at an all time high. Why do we let ourselves get so stressed out, and how can we prevent it?

There are many causes for the increase in stress - the weather is changing, family is coming into town, many people have cook and...

November 27, 2019

Tai Chi is a form of graceful exercise that is an ancient Chinese tradition that started off as a form of self defense. It is now used for stress relief and pain relief. If you participate Tai Chi regularly and properly, it can help improve overall health.

It has been s...

November 21, 2019

The loss of someone in your life can often leave family dynamics with missing pieces, as well as friendships, work environments, etc. As if experiencing the loss of someone you know is not hard enough - after that person is gone there can be the question of who will ta...

November 14, 2019

“Don't live the same day over and over again and call that a life. Life is about evolving mentally, spiritually, and emotionally.”
― Germany Kent

I believe that one should constantly be trying to find ways to evolve themselves - and the way to do that is to experience n...

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