Make self-care a habit.

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.

Gratitude.

Gratitude is defined as the quality of being thankful – the readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. When life gets stressful, it can be hard to be grateful. It is likewise hard when that stress gets in the way of meeting our goals – and we begin feeling ungrateful to the things/people … Continue reading Gratitude.

Get healthy no matter how stressed.

This time of year can be a more stressful and hectic time for both positive and negative reasons. We must deal with weather changes, and changing seasons can decrease motivation and mood; holiday planning, which can come with financial stress; family dynamics; end of year tasks... many things become stressors. Here are some tips from mindbodygreen to … Continue reading Get healthy no matter how stressed.

Overwhelm.

Everyone likely knows what it feels like to be overwhelmed. Often a feeling of overwhelm can be paralyzing in terms of getting through your typical routine, and certainly can drive you in the opposite direction of your goals. Frequent overwhelm is a sign something needs to change. The more you listen to your mind and … Continue reading Overwhelm.

Get sleep despite stress.

Getting adequate sleep when stressed, anxious, and/or overwhelmed can seem impossible. I am quick to struggle with sleep when feeling these things, a sign for me that something needs to change! Here are some tips from mindbodygreen on achieving sleep no matter how stressed... https://amp.mindbodygreen.com/articles/10-tips-to-get-great-sleep-no-matter-how-stressed-you-are