Living with Changes in the Aftermath of COVID-19
Even as the pandemic wanes, we continue to live with the changes it spurned. And although the virus caused a tragic loss of life, some positives have come from it. In conjunction with the pandemic, social-distancing guidelines have encouraged people to live virtual lives, which ushers in a whole new era of convenience whether personally or professionally.
Healthy Ways to Heal Through Your Grief
Guest Post by Camille Johnson with The Bereaver / Image via Pexels If you’re grieving the loss of a loved one, there has never been a more critical time in your life to set goals for yourself. While you may experience days when you don’t feel like doing anything or even getting out of bed, establishing realistic […]
Try These Simple Practices to Prevent Anxiety Attacks
If you deal with anxiety attacks, you know how distressing and stressful they can be. Anxiety is your body's way of responding to stressful situations, and a healthy amount of it can provide you with extra energy and focus on overcoming challenges. But when your anxiety reaches unhealthy levels, and it begins to disrupt your life, it's time to figure out how to bring it under control.
Why Blessing a Meal Matters
Ever wonder why so many spiritual traditions have a ritual designed around blessing the food you consume? Although they are different, many serve the same purpose. To get you to a place of parasympathetic response before you eat. Thus upping the chance that you will get the nutrition you need and be better prepared to […]
Seasonal Mood Shifts: 3 Ways to Stay Grounded This Fall
For many the season of autumn is difficult. Depending on where you live, it’s full of things dying, leaves falling, colder weather, darker days, and a general sense of ending. In addition, to the messiness of leaves and seeds flying around, it gets blustery which can be hard on our nervous systems. According to Esienberg […]
Self Regulation Tip: A quick way to calm the F*** down.
Feel like you struggle to regulate yourself? Can’t seem to find a way to calm down when things are tough. Just Breathe … and here’s why. Take 5 long breaths in and slow your exhale. Begin your count on the exhale and it will automatically slow your inhale. This equals about 30 seconds of deep […]
Working with Ambivalence … the parts of you that want to change & the parts that don’t.
Ever wonder why it is so hard to make big changes … or even small ones for that matter? It is often because we have what is known as ambivalence. This concept that part of us wants to change and part of us does not. We have a small war going on inside ourselves between […]
15 Steps to Find Everyday Inspiration
To be effective with ourselves and our teams we must recognize that motivation comes from within, but is first inspired. So rather than chase motivation we must find inspiration. If we are leading a team of people we must look to inspire rather than motivate. If we are working with ourselves we have to figure […]
5 Ways to Expand Your Curiosity & Create an Interesting Life
Ever wonder why curiosity is so important in a healthy existence? It is because it is the key. It is the key that unlocks the experiences we have while helping us explore them without getting tipped over by them. It tempers us. It allows us to grow, to expand, and to solve problems. It is […]
How Not To Take Things Personally. Your Guide To Managing Your Emotions.
Understanding and owning your emotional experience is key to staying grounded in a variety of relationship patterns. From getting swept away with actions that may not be best for you, to getting in fights and prematurely (or waiting too long) to end relationships, understanding impact and influence versus handing over your emotional power is key. […]