I have had bad neck and shoulder pain since my early 20’s. It 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”
Category Archives: mindfulness
The Sounds of Silence
“I’ve begun to realize that you can listen to silence and learn from it. It has a quality and a dimension all its own.” ― Chaim Potok Silence is becoming more and more rare in our modern age. Our T.V.’s, phones, computers, tablets, and appliances provide constant noise. We feel social pressure to fill silence with speech.Continue reading “The Sounds of Silence”
Does Positive Thinking Really Work?
“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world.” – Buddha These days, positivity is EVERYWHERE. On social media, coffee mugs, wall hangings, bathroom mats… “Love yourself” “You’re beautiful” “Live, laugh, love.” There are dozens of bloggers and therapists and life coaches who toutContinue reading “Does Positive Thinking Really Work?”
How to Cope in a F*&!ed-Up Political Climate
“There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.” -Epictetus Last week, Dr. Christine Ford testified against supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and both became nationwide subjects of scrutiny and judgement. Many people feel triggered, upset, angered, and saddened by theContinue reading “How to Cope in a F*&!ed-Up Political Climate”