An easy read when our minds are distracted. Some positive thoughts for troubling times. Positive Quotes Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise - Les MiserableLet it hurt. Let it bleed, let it heal. And let it go - Nikita GillYou have to fight through some bad days, to earn the … Continue reading Positive Thoughts for Troubling Times
As much as I enjoy the more impractical and enjoyable parts of self care, the larger more important part is parenting yourself. Doing for yourself what your parents and teachers used to do, everything we grumbled about and cursed them for. Now we get to grumble and curse ourselves because it is necessary and healthy … Continue reading Self Care: Parenting Yourself
I recently, and for the 100th time was doing research on better, newer, unlikely never before tried stress relief techniques, because the ones I have been doing up till now are nothing more than a band-aid. A quote caught my attention and hit very close to home."'I'm not Cognitive Behavioral Therapy wealthy, I am crying … Continue reading Stress for the Working Class, Stress Relief for the Wealthy.
The Following are just a quick look at many (but not all) different kinds of meditation/ ways to meditate available. Regular Sit or Lay down, make no effort to control the breath; simply breathe naturally while you focus your attention on the breath. On how the body moves with each inhalation and exhalation. Candle/Gazing Sitting … Continue reading 36 [Unorthodox] Ways To Meditate
For anyone, including myself who struggles with stress, anxiety, depression, chronic illness. Anything out of the norm, there is always a chorus of healthy people saying "try meditation!" Whether it is meditation, yoga, exercise etc, we've heard it all. I've been just as skeptical as you. I have done the research, watched videos and read … Continue reading Meditation For The Stressed and Skeptical Beginner
For as long as I can remember I have always considered myself a positive person. Am I perfect? No where close, I have my negative days and my stressful weeks. I always try to see the bright side, to think or comment on the positive, to know it will get better. I am passionate and … Continue reading Living A Positive Life
If our Christmas Eve post was as big a bummer to you as it was for us, and even if it wasn't (or you haven't read it). Or are just looking to extend the festivities, here are some things to get you out of that funk of Christmas. To prepare for the year ahead and … Continue reading After Holiday Self Care Stock Up!
The holidays can be a stressful and hectic time, no matter what you celebrate. This is one of the most important times of the year to take the time to slow down. Reflect and remember to take care of ourselves through it all. I have written down a few of the things I love to … Continue reading Self Care Over The Holidays