Tips for calm.

Here are a variety of tips from Experience Life for calming yourself when stress and anxiety take over. Even a few minutes to reset can make a world of difference when anxiety is out-of-control. Compartmentalize your time, stop multitasking, and you'll be surprised to learn you actually do have 10 minutes for calm! These are also useful … Continue reading Tips for calm.

Practice self-care.

Practicing regular self-care is key to managing stress. As you begin to slow down and take time for yourself, even in small increments, you will become more self-aware. This will serve you well with understanding what you need to feel healthy and strong each day, or notice when your mind and/or body are not doing … Continue reading Practice self-care.

When you cannot sleep…

Sleep is incredibly important to health, but sometimes it feels impossible to come by. I personally know life is overwhelming and my stress is high when I am not sleeping well - this tells me something needs to change. Lee Crutchley created a neat book titled The Nocturnal Journal as a "late night exploration of what's really … Continue reading When you cannot sleep…

Build resilience.

Resilience is highly important to getting through life with emotional and physical wellness. If we let every unfortunate incident or stressor bog us down, we would never be able to fully function. Negative emotion would take over and essentially debilitate us. Here are some tips from Psychology Today on how to build resilience. Boosting your … Continue reading Build resilience.

“Me” time.

Having time for yourself is an essential pillar in overall wellness. When we look at the main areas of self-care, consider your relationships (romantic and otherwise), parenting, work/school, other commitments, and then time for yourself to enhance your mind/body/spirit/emotion connection. When you let “me” time out of your overall picture, you will soon begin to … Continue reading “Me” time.