Whenever we find ourselves worrying about the unknowns and the “what ifs” of the future, it is important to take a moment and practice mindfulness. Why? Mindfulness helps us increase our own ability to regulate emotions and observe our thoughts without judgment. It is a way to focus our minds on the present. By staying […]
COVID-19 has caught us all by surprise and has changed our lives drastically over the last few months. Here are some suggestions for ways to stay sane during the pandemic.
Practice mindfulness- Spend some time every day trying to stay in the present moment. If you need some help doing this lookup guided meditations […]
The impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on emotional and psychological well-being is staggering. This is certainly a stressful and uncertain time affecting our livelihood and well-being. According to Mental Health America, there has been a 12 percent increase in cases of anxiety alone. Additionally, American’s are experiencing greater rates of fear, depression, and isolation […]
Sobriety is an ongoing process that requires a daily commitment to recovery goals. Those in recovery know that it is essential to have a strong support system to maintain sobriety. This is especially true for those who are in early recovery. Other factors that help individuals in recovery include having daily structure and positive routines. […]
As we continue in COVID-19 quarantine, children and parents are becoming increasingly frustrated and irritable. Normal routines and schedules are turned upside down and inside out. Kids and parents going out to school and work are now home. Everyone’s lives have been changed in some way.
Although kids are home with family, they still struggle with […]
Time weighs heavy on our hands. Everyone is bored with the restrictions we are observing during the Covid-19 pandemic. Of course, social distancing and staying home are the right things to do. And we don’t even know how much longer all of the restrictions will stay in place. If you as a parent are bored, […]
Americans at the moment are inundated with information from the media and various social media sources about the Covid-19 virus. Although they are good sources, it can also become detrimental and can cause panic within us.Thus staying calm during covid-19 is a challenge for most Americans.
We are well informed about the Covid-19 and the effects it […]
By now, many of us have heard that inflammation is bad, but why?
Essentially, there are two types of inflammation, acute and chronic. Acute inflammation is the type you are probably most familiar with. It is a necessary and important aspect of your immune defense system, designed to protect you and help you recover.Inflammation is your […]
Are you being taken advantage of in order to avoid a potential conflict.
A people pleaser is a type of person who are “too nice”, almost always putting everyone else’s needs before their own. They never say “no”, are always volunteering to help, and make sure that everyone else’s needs are met first before they worry […]