Category Archives: Relaxation and Stress Management
Welcome 2019 with happiness and positivity, and a “I can do it!” vibe.
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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
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
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
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?
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
What makes you happy? What makes you come alive, or “lights your fire”? When negative thoughts enter your mind, think of one thing that makes you smile. Allow this smile to fight your negativity with a vengeance. You are stronger than you … Continue reading
“Feeling Awe may be the secret to health and happiness.” — Paula Spencer Scott What is Awe? “Awe is the feeling of being in the presence of something vast or beyond human scale, that transcends our current understanding of things” (Keltner 2016). … Continue reading
Don’t invent a new musculoskeletal injury – Prevent it. Perform the following exercises at your desk to prevent discomfort and injury. Long, stressed hours at your desk can create tight muscles, stiff joints, and decrease circulation. These exercises will relax muscles, increase joint range of … Continue reading