We all deal with stress throughout our lives. It affects us in different ways, at different times, and our ability to cope with it varies from person to person and even from incident to incident. There are times when a bad grade or lackluster work project causes anguish. Sometimes it is an issue in our… Continue reading Stress and Nutrition: What to Include, What to Avoid
What is Wellness?
Wellness looks different to different people. That may be why there is a saturation of information out there on the topic. For some it is about emotional stability, for others it is about diet or movement, and still for others it may be about mental health. No one is wrong for focusing on one or… Continue reading What is Wellness?
Keep Progressing Forward
I find that when life pivots in ways I was not expecting, it takes me time to adjust. I have to rearrange and reevaluate my lifestyle. I have to adapt in order to make things work. I have to strive to conform to a new way of life: cook differently, think differently, shop differently. It… Continue reading Keep Progressing Forward
10 Things to Consider While Eating on a Budget
Contrary to popular belief, you do not have to resort to overly processed ingredients to eat on a budget. Real food can be consumed, even when pockets are not overflowing with cash. Eating meals that are tasty, full of nutrients, and affordable are not a pipe dream. For some, it may take a new way… Continue reading 10 Things to Consider While Eating on a Budget
When Fear Consumes You
Fear. It can be paralyzing. It can cause judgment to get thrown out the window. It can cause panic. It is easy to get caught up in it, but during fearful times, it is common sense and sound thinking that is needed the most. Yes, fear is scary. And daunting. Something new and unexpected is… Continue reading When Fear Consumes You
Embrace an Imperfect Life
I was raised to believe everything had to be perfect. Less than was undesirable. If I did not get 100% on a test, then I had nothing to brag about. There was no victory in mediocracy, no fanfare in good enough. That mentality continued for years. Disappointment was the norm if a goal was not… Continue reading Embrace an Imperfect Life
Cultivate a Relaxation Practice at Work
Ever find yourself overwhelmed, anxious, or stressed while working? Well, you are not alone. Anxiety can lead to at lost productivity (on average at least four work days are lost a month due to anxiety) and a whopping 83% of US workers complain of work-related stress. Most people will experience these issues at work, and… Continue reading Cultivate a Relaxation Practice at Work