Category Archives: Self-Care

Fall and Winter SAD

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that is related to changes in seasons – Fall and Winter SAD symptoms usually start in the fall and continue into the spring, with January and February the most difficult months. … Continue reading

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How Far Can You Go?

The first year that I engaged in intentional personal growth, I discovered that it was going to be a lifetime process. During that year, the question in my mind changed from “how long will this take?” to “How far can … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

2016 – The new year is a time for celebration and also for reflection, as we look back at 2015 and look ahead to the future. We acknowledge our achievements and our disappointments. We name our hopes and dream, our … Continue reading

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Gratitude = Healthier You

The mind-body connection is quickly coming of age. We’ve moved from the early stage when researchers were challenged to prove that our thoughts affect our bodies. The next stage was focused on how toxic mental patterns can harm us. Now … Continue reading

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Healthy Relationships

Are you in a relationship? Do you often wonder if it is healthy or nurturing? Here are some questions to ask yourself about your relationship … Is your well-being your partner’s priority? Does your partner accept, like, honor, and respect you as … Continue reading

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Benefits of Walking

What’s not to like about walking? It’s free. It’s easy to do, and it’s easy on the joints. And there’s no question that walking is good for you. Walking is a low-impact, aerobic exercise. Walking is easy to do and … Continue reading

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Purpose

Many of us struggle to find our “life purpose” … always searching to hopefully move onto the right path. We are not perfect and we will make mistakes as we try to define who we are and what we are … Continue reading

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Balance

EAT + SLEEP + MOVE = BALANCE Eat. Eating healthy is about feeling great, aging more energy, and stabilizing your mood. Simplify and start slow to make changes in your eating habits. Moderation is the key and the goal is … Continue reading

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Gift of Dawn

I have risen early today, far in the distance, a faint glow paints the horizon. Dawn is coming, gently and full of prayer. I step quietly from my bed, alive to the silence around me. This is the quiet time, … Continue reading

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Morning Ritual Suggestions

 Wake up early – research has shown that going to sleep wary and waking up early help you to attune with the earth’s circadian rhythms thus promoting more restorative sleep, more optimism and you may be able to anticipate and … Continue reading

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