Striving for Balance

Life doesn’t always move us in the directions we want to go, and sometimes it takes us to places we never imagined we’d find ourselves. Navigating this world can be difficult enough without unexpected roadblocks, but we humans are capable of adapting in ways that are equally surprising. Even so, finding balance on such uncertainContinue reading Striving for Balance

A Message Worth Sharing

I’m not one to spend much time on social media, and I typically don’t stop to watch videos and other viral clips most people share on the various platforms. There is a storm of negativity and division out there, one I have no interest in contributing to or allowing any influence over me. A lotContinue reading “A Message Worth Sharing”

Breaking the Demotivation Cycle

Ruts happen. We all know the tug that extra baggage can impose when we fail to shed the stress and negativity we pick up during our worst days. Demotivation can strip us of every bit of our momentum, even stop us in our tracks if it becomes heavy enough. Finding the inertia to continue forwardContinue reading “Breaking the Demotivation Cycle”

7 Ways to Improve Your Mental Fitness

Each of us is only as sharp, productive and well-adjusted as we push ourselves to be. Because we human beings are flawed creatures, we must work toward being our very best. A big part of that work is finding balance in the emotional and physical aspects that contribute to our overall well-being. Some activities honeContinue reading “7 Ways to Improve Your Mental Fitness”

5 Ways to Sneak Exercise Into Your Daily Routine

Regular exercise is crucial not only for maintaining a healthy weight, but also for keeping the body as strong, fit and youthful as possible. Getting enough daily movement isn’t always easy, and some of us have enough on our plates without having to worry about putting aside even more time to exert ourselves. Luckily, numerousContinue reading “5 Ways to Sneak Exercise Into Your Daily Routine”

The Importance of Healthy Boundaries

Most of us do our best to balance our time between friends, family and work, but we may still face demands that push beyond what we have to give. Some of us, no matter how well meaning, might still be learning how to set, follow and/or enforce healthy boundaries. That’s okay; there’s a learning curveContinue reading “The Importance of Healthy Boundaries”

5 Ways Simply to Be

Today’s fast-paced world can leave us little time for self-care, and when most of us have more stress on our plates than we know what to do with, we can wind up running ourselves into the ground. Work, home life and even meeting our basic needs can put our thoughts everywhere but in the present,Continue reading “5 Ways Simply to Be”

5 Reasons to STOP Making New Year’s Resolutions

You know the drill. Out with the old; in with the new. Time for a fresh start and a new you, right? Wrong! Every year, countless people across the globe share their New Year’s resolutions in the hopes of making major changes they’ve been putting off. And every year, the majority of them don’t evenContinue reading “5 Reasons to STOP Making New Year’s Resolutions”

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”

When Life Gets in the Way of… Well, Life

There are only so many hours in the day, and no matter how well we plan or organize ourselves, unexpected hurdles will eventually find a way to impede the path. We can only anticipate so much, and each of us can only pile our plates so high before the contents topple over and create aContinue reading “When Life Gets in the Way of… Well, Life”