By: karengray | September 03, 2018

September is Self–Care Awareness Month. This is a great time to remember that taking care of ourselves, first and foremost, is essential. We all tend to put others needs before our own and it is crucial to remember that we can’t fill up someone else’s cup when our own is empty. There are a lot of ways to look at self care. Getting a massage or taking a walk are great examples of taking time to look after our well-being. This month our articles will focus on ways that you can incorporate self-care into your every day like easily and effortlessly.

Why Does Self-Care Matter?

Self-care is something that everyone, everywhere can benefit from on a daily basis. Self-care is not self-centered or selfish. It’s about paying attention to how you feel, ...

Category: Self Care 

Tags: September, stress, relax 

By: karengray | February 13, 2018

It’s an irony of our modern lives that we invent technology that saves us time, and we use that time to do more and more things, and so our lives are more fast-paced and hectic than ever. Life moves at such a fast pace that it seems to pass us by before we can really enjoy it.

Do you ever feel that you have been going so fast managing all the activities in your life that you felt like you were spinning out of control? It can be exhausting, both physically and emotionally, and creates in you a sense of failure and helplessness.

When was the last time you felt like you weren’t in a hurry doing something? For many of us it’s been too long. We rush from one task to the next with barely time to focus on what we are doing, where we are, w...

By: karengray | November 30, 2017

While ‘tis the season to be merry, for many of us it’s also a season for stress, anxiety and angst During this time of year, people often resort to bad habits—they may cave into sugar cravings, go for the booze, and overdo the caffeine.

In part, that’s because, during the holidays, people tend to experience heightened emotions. You may feel overcome by loneliness, become annoyed by meddling relatives or lose patience with your loved ones. And in the present economy, you also may be worried about how you’ll be able to pay for good gifts without maxing out your credit cards.

In fact, the American Psychological Association (APA) found that nearly half of all women in the United States experience heightened stress during the holidays, which puts ...