4 Surprising Signs of Stress

I have had bad neck and shoulder pain since my early 20’s.┬áIt wasn’t until a year or two ago that I put the pieces together; whenever my neck and shoulder pain got worse, it was because my stress levels were off the charts. When I started doing yoga, practicing mindfulness, and generally taking better careContinue reading “4 Surprising Signs of Stress”

40 FREE Self Care Activities

Self-care is the latest buzzword that refers to giving yourself space and time to re-charge your batteries. In a world that is overwhelmed, overworked, and underpaid, self-care is necessary; more so than ever before! So here are 40 ways that you can care for yourself, right now, at absolutely no cost: Take a deep, cleansingContinue reading “40 FREE Self Care Activities”

What if someone I love might be suicidal?

Suicide prevention week has just come to a close. Many people have been touched by suicide, whether they or someone they know has had suicidal thoughts, an attempt, or completed suicide. In the U.S., 123 people on average complete suicide* every day (source). Some common warning signs of suicide include… Increased alcohol and drug useContinue reading “What if someone I love might be suicidal?”

What’s so great about being in the present moment?

“Suffering needs time; it cannot survive in the Now.” – Eckhart Tolle When we are fully present in the moment, problems cease to exist. Our problems are created when we feel angry or remorseful about the past, or fearful about the future. In this present moment, there is nothing you need to do. There isContinue reading “What’s so great about being in the present moment?”