Women’s Expectations of Themselves
Women are being sold a bill of goods and most of it buy it without questioning if its good for our mental and emotional well-being. It’s the bill of goods that mass and social media is selling us. I have often found in my counseling work and in my social life that women’s expectations […]
Mindfulness and Meditation: The Hot Trend
In 2015 the mindfulness and meditation became the latest hot trend. The mindfulness and meditation industry raked in nearly $1 billion, according to research by IBISWorld in 2015! Why all the sudden has the meditation and mindfulness industry exploded? First lets look at what we’re talking about: Meditation is not a new practice it’s been around […]
Working Towards Your Best!
“I still fall on my face sometimes And I can’t color inside the lines Cause I’m perfectly incomplete I’m still working on my masterpiece And I, I wanna hang with the greats Got a way to go, but it’s worth the wait No, you haven’t seen the best of me I’m still working on […]
Saint Patrick’s Day is quickly approaching and I thought what better time (week) to incorporate some extra going green initiatives. Every March 17th we wear our green clothing…….mostly because no one wants to be pinched (they always seem to hurt a tad bit more on this day!), but do you know why you are wearing […]
More and more research has proven what we already instinctively know – “laughter is the best medicine.” A study was conducted with volunteers who watch a 10-minute, humorous video clip while connected to an EEG monitor (to measure the brain wave frequencies). The results showed an association between laughter and increased gamma wave activity. This […]
Living With Grief
I’m sure many of you have heard of the five stages of grief which was discovered and researched by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross 1 – Denial. 2 – Anger. 3 – Bargaining. 4 – Depression. 5 – Acceptance. Well this research was originally done on dying patients dealing wit their own impending death. These are actually stages of […]
Is Social Media the New Drug???
Has social media become so addicting that it is the new drug destroying lives? The answer seems to be yes. I was listening to the radio last week and a listener had wrote in with a question/problem regarding his current relationship. The story went something like this……the guy has been in a relationship with his […]