Celebrate Our Furry Friends ๐Ÿถ ๐Ÿฑ ๐Ÿฐ

2022-05-03T04:08:34+00:00

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 ๐Ÿถ ๐Ÿฑ ๐Ÿฐ2022-05-03T04:08:34+00:00

National Stress Awareness Month

2022-03-31T18:45:52+00:00

Historically, our brains were designed to use stress as a way to protect ourselves. Think back to caveman daysโ€ฆ Caveman were likely in a constant state of danger from the environment around them or predator animals. The flight or fight responses were designed to protect the caveman from impending danger. But, what happens when the world [...]

National Stress Awareness Month2022-03-31T18:45:52+00:00

Women’s History Month: Mel Robbins

2022-03-07T03:09:31+00:00

Following on March's Monthly Focus of Women's History Month, we wanted to highlight Mel Robbins. Robbins wrote The 5 Second Rule and has inspired people everywhere to get motivated and get moving. Here's a quick, 10-minute video synopsis of the 5 Second Rule from Mel Robbins herself: ย  5 Mel Robbins Quotes: "The 5 Second Rule: [...]

Women’s History Month: Mel Robbins2022-03-07T03:09:31+00:00

Women’s History Month

2022-03-01T02:19:51+00:00

Women's History Month got its' start back in 1911 with the first International Women's Day. In 9180, President Jimmy Carter March is was declared the week of March 8th as Women's History Week before finally evolving into an entire month of celebration for Women's History. In celebration of women everywhere, here's 5 inventions you're using all [...]

Women’s History Month2022-03-01T02:19:51+00:00

December is for Giving

2021-12-05T19:30:45+00:00

December is traditionally known for observing Hanukkah and Christmas, but the 15th Century marked a change to include a focus on giving gifts to friends and family. The concept continued to morph into an annual visit from Santa Claus who bring gifts to those who have been good all year long. In an effort to receive [...]

December is for Giving2021-12-05T19:30:45+00:00

Monthly Focus: Family Stories ๐Ÿ’• ๐Ÿ’•

2021-11-02T04:50:02+00:00

Before the written word, communities would use storytelling to pass down lessons and family stories between generations. As the written word evolved, books became a main source for communicating stories. As we step into November, a time known most for coming together with the family, let's work on building family bonds with traditional storytelling. Studies have [...]

Monthly Focus: Family Stories ๐Ÿ’• ๐Ÿ’•2021-11-02T04:50:02+00:00

Self-Affirmation Theory

2021-10-11T20:13:08+00:00

We all have a vision about ourselves that identifies who we are: student, daughter/son, morally straight, intelligent, etc. The self-affirmation theory says that we are motivated to maintain this positive self-identity even when somebody or something threatens our belief. Have you ever noticed when somebody else tells you 'who you are' that does not align with [...]

Self-Affirmation Theory2021-10-11T20:13:08+00:00

Emotional Wellness Month

2021-10-11T03:56:44+00:00

We talk a lot about taking care of your physical and mental health.ย Emotional wellness is also an extremely important part of maintaining your health. Emotional wellness is a compilation of reducing stress, self-care and working on your mental fortitude. Mental health studies were initially founded back in 1883. More recently, Harvard studies have shown that mindfulness [...]

Emotional Wellness Month2021-10-11T03:56:44+00:00

Let Your Nervous System Relax

2021-09-28T01:08:03+00:00

The nervous system is made up of two main parts: the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) and the peripheral nervous system (nerves connecting central nervous system to the rest of the body). When a person is constantly working at a state of overstimulation, the nervous system does not get a chance to relax. We [...]

Let Your Nervous System Relax2021-09-28T01:08:03+00:00