Celebrate Our Furry Friends 🐶 🐱 🐰


It's time to celebrate our furry, furrever friends during National Pet Month. Who can ignore cute puppy dog eyes, funny cat flips and dancing parrot videos?! In addition to the joy that pets can bring, they also offer amazing health benefits! Pet owners are less likely to suffer from depression People with pets have lower blood [...]

Celebrate Our Furry Friends 🐶 🐱 🐰2022-05-03T04:08:34+00:00

Progressive Muscle Relaxation Training


Progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) is a deep relaxation for building awareness of muscle tension in your body. This technique can help control stress, anxiety, and insomnia. The idea is to practice tensing one muscle group at a time and then relaxing it. With practice, you'll begin to naturally realize when you are tense, which will allow [...]

Progressive Muscle Relaxation Training2022-04-01T03:02:21+00:00

It’s Okay to Need Help!


In 2016, a study concluded that 2.8% of adults in the world have ADD/ADHD. Recently, there has become a large push for educating people on the signs and symptoms of ADD/ADHD since they come in different forms for both males and females. This has begun to open people's eyes that areas of their life that others have [...]

It’s Okay to Need Help!2022-03-14T16:18:12+00:00

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” – and the beholder is society


“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” – and the beholder is society. Billboards and television used to be the only places that our society learned a standard of beauty from, but now it includes Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok. Filters drastically change people’s appearances to portray people as ‘perfect’ which are not based in reality. [...]

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” – and the beholder is society2022-01-23T13:34:33+00:00

2022 Mental Health Tips


The University of Oregon spent some time talking with experts on mental health tips for 2022. Below are the highlights, but for a more in-depth look, visit the University of Oregon website. The pandemic took a toll on people's mental health and wellbeing. Experts from the Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services in the UO’s [...]

2022 Mental Health Tips2022-01-23T16:11:31+00:00

Winter Blues and Burnout


Winter can be a gorgeous time of the year with freshly fallen snow and twinkling lights strung through the streets. But, winter is also a time when most people feel more stressed out than other seasons. While it's currently January and we're through the hustle and bustle of the holidays - it's still cold and dark [...]

Winter Blues and Burnout2022-01-23T15:39:21+00:00

Christmas Miracles Inspired by You


The best christmas gift is to realize how much you already have. - Unknown The last two years have been a roller coaster - for everyone. It doesn't matter how many presents are under the tree, or if you even have a tree. The only things that matter are the memories you've made, the people you [...]

Christmas Miracles Inspired by You2021-12-05T20:03:12+00:00

Get Rid of Negative Self-Talk


Do you know that the little voice you hear in the back of your head isn't really "you"?  That voice is actually there to protect you and is known by psychologist as your "inner speech"! And boy is it negative! Your inner speech is constantly narrating your life while presenting its' version of your life as [...]

Get Rid of Negative Self-Talk2021-11-28T23:44:14+00:00

15 Self-Affirmations to Use Weekly (or Daily)


Let's finish out the last month of 2021 with positive, self talk! Below are 15 affirmations to tell yourself weekly - and even daily! I am confident. I am powerful. I am getting better and better every day. All I need is within me right now. I am inspiring people through my work. I am not [...]

15 Self-Affirmations to Use Weekly (or Daily)2021-11-28T23:30:33+00:00

Don’t Be Blue


This past weekend we entered Daylight Savings Time and turned our clocks back. An extra hour of sleep is glorious!! But, this time change also seems to be a signal to our body that winter is here and activates those with Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.). Ugh, right?! Some Signs of S.A.D. Negative thoughts and feelings Disturbed [...]

Don’t Be Blue2021-11-08T15:56:18+00:00