Depressed and anxious moods can really wreak havoc on a healthy lifestyle. It is very hard to find the motivation to engage in healthy behaviors when feeling emotionally unwell. Yet, it is those healthy behaviors that will actually make you feel better! This is the difficulty of mental health and makes it a tough cycle … Continue reading Boost your mental health.
Many of us have a tendency toward very negative self-talk. It takes effort and practice to move to a more positive way of engaging with ourselves. The Super Bowl was this past weekend, a time where many overindulge. Weekends in general, happy hours during the week, lunches with co-workers, bites off the kids plates, mid-week … Continue reading Boost yourself.
Self-care is something often neglected, another thing you may think you do not have time for. While exercise and healthy eating are part of self-care, it is important to expand self-care into relaxation, downtime, self-exploration, trying new things, etc. Unfortunately it is all too easy to get into the habit of treating ourselves with negative … Continue reading Make self-care a habit.
When life gets busy it can be hard to take time for ourselves. In fact, many of us have a drive inside to do for others at cost to ourselves, or else a guilty feeling spreads over. The truth is, unless we take care of ourselves first, we are never as good to the others … Continue reading Self-gratitude.
The end of 2017 and beginning of 2018 have been stressful and hectic, and I have missed this blog in the meantime! As happens when life gets out-of-control, we must pick and choose what we have the time for, and unfortunately this blog became something I needed to put aside to maintain myself in survival … Continue reading 2018…