With good intentions as 2018 started, I was unfortunately unsuccessful with keeping up these posts. In the midst of opening my own practice, adjusting to a move in residence, and just life in general, keeping up meant creating some necessary boundaries with my time and commitments. Though I have missed this blog, it is a … Continue reading Revitalized for 2019!
Our jobs take up such a large portion of our lives, we cannot ignore the impact this can have on our health and wellbeing. If you know your job is stressful, and maybe even leading to negative health effects, it is time to consider some type of change. You may not be able to switch … Continue reading Combat negative health effects of job.
It can be difficult to set limits with loved ones or those close to you. Sometimes you may not even know what those limits need to be, or if or what would be helpful, you just know it does not feel good. If your interactions with others leave you feeling depressed, eating more, or getting … Continue reading Saboteurs.
Part of being healthy ourselves, is to consider whether the people we surround ourselves with are healthy for us. This could include a romantic relationship, friendship, co-worker, family member, neighbor, etc. The idea of changing, or especially ending, certain relationships can appear impossible, though continued negative feelings about the relationship is a sign something needs … Continue reading Evaluate your relationships.
Previously I discussed the greatness of missing out periodically by taking breaks from technology. Here is another article by Mindful magazine looking at the negative impact of technology, and the "fear of keeping up" (FOKU). Often when I discuss patients setting better boundaries, I hear excuses in the way of other people not understanding or … Continue reading The fear of keeping up.