Grief and exercise.

I sadly lost a family member last week, bringing with it stress and high emotion for so many. Such times come with seemingly impossible physical and emotional distress. It is vitally important during such stressful times to stay on top of wellness to aid in coping and healing. Grief and overwhelming stress come in many … Continue reading Grief and exercise.

Relationships.

It can be hard to remember gratitude in relationships. Things we previously found endearing, were easily willing to do for, or would put up with from the other person can become frustrating annoyances. Small irritations are easily brushed off in the beginning phase of a relationship. Soon, though, repeatedly picking up towels from the floor … Continue reading Relationships.

Weekend eating.

Weekends can be the hardest time to stay on track. Some things to consider if you are frequently overeating on the weekend... All or nothing thinking: a mentality that does not allow for moderation in your diet only makes it more likely¬†you will eventually overconsume. Find ways to allow moderation into your weekly diet... consider … Continue reading Weekend eating.

Coping thoughts.

Often when we think of coping, we think of behaviors we can engage in (positive or negative) to get past the intense emotion or situation. Coping thoughts are also important tools to get through difficult times and difficult emotions. When a stressful situation occurs, our body heightens with arousal, and our thoughts can become negative … Continue reading Coping thoughts.