• Why is self-compassion considered important?

    Why is self-compassion considered important?

    The key to total wellbeing and mental health is self-compassion. Instead of berating and scolding ourselves for our flaws, it enables us to accept and recognize our own shortcomings, weaknesses, and blunders. As a result, people are more able to handle life’s hardships and have stronger connections and emotional resiliency. According to the study, self-compassion is also favorably correlated with psychological well-being, emotional control, and physical health. We can have better, more satisfying lives by practicing self-compassion. Read more

  • Achieving Your Goals: Setting & Reaching Your Goals for Success

    It’s that time of year again where we’re setting New Years’ resolutions, goal setting, setting intentions and turning a new leaf. While it’s admirable to have the desire to change things around for the new year it’s important to be mindful of how and why you make that change. Changing habits and routines may be difficult, but it’s encouraged to to work towards desired outcomes, and the start of a New Year is a great time to do so. However, you don’t have to wait until the new year. If you have the right tools you can start to work on your goals at any time. Read more

  • Managing Anxiety During the Holidays

    The holiday season is often accompanied with stress and pressure. There are responsibilities that involve plans with loved ones, shopping, cleaning, and entertaining on top of maintaining your usual routine. Holiday anxiety happens commonly, and it can pose a mental health issue if left unchecked. “The holidays are a wonderful time, but they can quickly […] Read more

  • “Winter Blues” or Seasonal Affective Disorder?

    Do you experience a change in mood during the shorter, gloomier winter days? This is colloquially called the “winter blues.” You might notice that you’re generally more depressed and lethargic during this time of the year. The winter blues may make you more unhappy than usual, but they usually won’t stop you from having fun. […] Read more

  • Gratitude is a Powerful Tool

    Gratitude is a Powerful Tool

    During the holiday season, being thankful and showing appreciation are often encouraged. We are thinking of gift ideas, ways to “pay it forward”, donating to different causes, and being intentional about returning kindness. This is a time to notice and appreciate the positives in life while finding ways to return kindness. Gratitude is a powerful […] Read more

  • Celebrate Yourself and Express Gratitude to Improve Your Quality of Life

    Celebrate Yourself and Express Gratitude to Improve Your Quality of Life

    This post may contain affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something we may earn a small commission. Thanks. When was the most recent time you paused, celebrated yourself, patted yourself on the back, and expressed gratitude? Far too many of us neglect to stop and appreciate ourselves, express gratitude, or think about […] Read more