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

‘Tis the Season for All the “Things”


Welcome to the holidays where you are destined to feel a range of emotions that range from exuberantly happy to overwhelming stress. Fear not! We are here to help. Everybody looks forward to the holiday season. It's a time of joy and togetherness. But, the part that nobody talks about is the stress that comes along [...]

‘Tis the Season for All the “Things”2021-11-22T19:06:43+00:00

Your Personal Vision


Oftentimes people will get lost in the fear of failing or a state of indecision. This rabbit hole of feelings tend to bring people down emotionally, but what if we had a way to stay out of this state of mind? Every person was put on this planet with a purpose and our journey on Earth is [...]

Your Personal Vision2021-11-08T14:57:53+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

Monthly Focus: Family Stories 💕 💕


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 💕 💕2021-11-02T04:50:02+00:00

Rest: It’s Not As Simple As You Think


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


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


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


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

Decision-Making: The 4 Steps to Maximizing Your Efforts


Making decisions comes in all shapes and sizes. From what you're going to wear in the morning to what career path you'd like to follow. For large decisions, we typically hear people say you should make a pro and con list. But, what if a pro and con list doesn't work for you? Here's four steps [...]

Decision-Making: The 4 Steps to Maximizing Your Efforts2021-09-12T02:48:49+00:00