Rest: It’s Not As Simple As You Think

2021-10-19T03:22:46+00:00

The phrase "get some rest" typically invokes the thought of taking a nap or getting a good nights' sleep. But, did you know there are seven different types of rest: Mental, Spiritual, Emotional, Social, Sensory, Creative, and Physical. Saundra Dalton-Smith, a board-certified internal medicine physician, gives an in-depth review of identifying the various areas of rest and [...]

Rest: It’s Not As Simple As You Think2021-10-19T03:22:46+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. 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

Don’t Should All Over Yourself

2021-09-12T02:15:47+00:00

"Should"...it's a powerful word. I should work out. I should eat healthy. I should be productive. I should save more. I should spend more time with people. Whatever lands on your should list continually repeats inside your head -- and your thoughts are a powerful message to your psyche about who you are. Your 'should list' is a reflection of what is [...]

Don’t Should All Over Yourself2021-09-12T02:15:47+00:00

Self Improvement Month

2021-09-01T00:20:25+00:00

One of the most iconic phrases in the self improvement industry comes from William S. Burroughs, “When you stop growing you start dying.” Self improvement is a way of life that if embraced will change your life in significant ways. With September being credited as Self Improvement Month, this is an opportune time to reflect and make a [...]

Self Improvement Month2021-09-01T00:20:25+00:00

Alone Time Boosts Brain Function

2021-07-20T13:08:28+00:00

We talk about meditation a lot in mental health. Meditation is a time to reflect internally and to shut out the outside world as a method to center yourself. But, did you know that research has shown that there are positive impacts on your brain that are tied to meditating? Meditation can positively impact the areas [...]

Alone Time Boosts Brain Function2021-07-20T13:08:28+00:00

7 Types of Rest (And Why They’re Important)

2021-07-06T04:55:24+00:00

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith, TedX speaker and author of Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity has identified seven type of rest! Typically, we only typically think of one type of rest…going to sleep. What if we expanded our knowledge of rest and found a way to get all seven types? This would drastically [...]

7 Types of Rest (And Why They’re Important)2021-07-06T04:55:24+00:00

Are You an Imposter

2021-06-28T17:23:38+00:00

Have you ever doubted yourself or your abilities? Like you are a fraud living amongst others? This is known as Imposter Syndrome. Imposter Syndrome is when you feel like despite your accomplishments that you’re really not bright and have fooled people into thinking you are. But this is NOT TRUE. This self-doubt can be improved and [...]

Are You an Imposter2021-06-28T17:23:38+00:00

Monkey Mind

2021-06-28T17:25:45+00:00

Have you ever noticed your mind is racing with thoughts and you can’t seem to sit down and grasp one thought and follow through with it? Did you know this is completely normal? Studies have found that the average person has 6,200 thoughts a day. (Fun Fact: they named the beginning and end of a thought [...]

Monkey Mind2021-06-28T17:25:45+00:00
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