I learned today that a friend and peer was recently diagnosed with cancer. My first reaction, counterproductive as it may have been, was to fight tears. Granted, there’s nothing wrong with a good cry, but there’s also a time and a place. My friend is still very much alive, and his doctor caught the illnessContinue reading “Applying Radical Acceptance”
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Raise Your Vibe!
Happiness exists on a spectrum, and where we sit on it can shift and evolve over time. Some people live in constant states of negativity, caught in low-vibe ruts that can present as grumpiness, depression, anxiety and self-pity. Others seem to exude sunshine, smiling through the darkest days and endlessly seeking out the silver linings.Continue reading “Raise Your Vibe!”
Low-Stress Holiday Checklist
The heart of winter marks the holiday season for cultures in many areas of the world, and no matter how you celebrate it, including family and friends is part of the tradition. Still, for every smile and laugh you’re able to share, the occasion can be hectic for all parties involved. Especially in the ageContinue reading “Low-Stress Holiday Checklist”
Living in Gratitude
Happiness can feel like elusive term when we’re in the midst of depression and other mental health roadblocks. Even the smallest joys can seem forever out of reach. To compensate, we may find ourselves seeking out imaginary milestones, goals we believe will have the power to change our state of being, instead of searching withinContinue reading “Living in Gratitude”