Category Archives: Relaxation

A Cure for Manic Monday

When was the last time you cared for yourself? How frequently do you engage in a self care ritual? What does the commonly used, “me-time” mean to you? To prevent Compassion Fatigue Syndrome, we need to schedule time for ourselves each and … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday

July Gratitude Challenge Schedule 5 minutes each day to reflect on 5 things that bring you gratitude. Big or small, family, work, or personal related… You choose. Write each thing in a journal, post-it note, or your smart phone… You … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday

What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is defined as being present in the moment in a nonjudgmental way. Becoming mindful in our lives expresses itself in multiple ways: Being aware and accepting of present experience Bringing focus, awareness and attention to the present … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation

When the world feels like an emotional roller coaster, steady yourself with simple rituals. Do the dishes. Fold the laundry. Water the plants. Simplicity attracts wisdom. What simple tasks can you practice this week to calm your body and mind?  

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TED Talk Tuesday

When was the last time you took 10 minutes to do nothing? We can easily be “buried” in our work and the ins-and-outs of our daily lives that we become distracted from the present moment.  What would happen if you took … Continue reading

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TED Talk Tuesday

When was the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not texting, talking or even thinking? Andy Puddicombe is a “mindfulness expert” and discusses the transformative power of refreshing your mind for 10 minutes each day by being … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation

Attitude is everything. When life events (major and minor) try to bring you down to a spiral of negative thoughts, keep your attitude up. Think positive. Our brains tend to think about the bad, preparing our bodies and minds for the worst … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation

G R E A T    D R E A M Each individual’s path to happiness is unique.  Action for Happiness’ research found that the 10 Keys to Happier Living illustrate a positive impact on an individual’s overall happiness and wellbeing.  … Continue reading

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TED Talk Tuesday

In Copenhagen, Denmark, Ole Kassow demonstrates a core component of hygge with his non-profit organization, Cycling Without Age: Togetherness. Ole Kassow brings 55 and better, Active Agers outdoors in the community, interacting with neighbors, coming together, and developing close bonds. This avid cyclist … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

‘Tis the season to be positive, pleased, and peaceful! How will you stop negative thoughts? How will you show appreciation? How will you simply relax? Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. — Maya Angelou Have an attitude of gratitude. –– Thomas S. … Continue reading

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