self care

For a healthy mind, body, and soul.

Nancy D6 days ago
Laughter Really Is the Best Medicine
You've probably heard the saying "laughter is the best medicine." Well, is it true? Is there research to back it up... or is it just a figure of speech? As it turns out, yes! Medical studies have show...
Nancy D7 days ago
Stress Can Literally Make You Sick
When is comes to the physiological changes that occur when experiencing either short-term or long-term stress, it all comes down to biology!
Ah B9 days ago
7 Ways to Destress
Getting your life together isn’t easy. It’s easy to feel unmotivated, unproductive, and so on. With all the stresses of life coming together, it’s easy to feel stressed out or anxious. Lately I’ve fel...
Tiffani Metzger16 days ago
5 Things I Do to Relax
Everyone needs a way to relax and relieve stress. Figuring out what works can be a difficult task but once you know what works, you can relax. There are a number of different ways and things that peop...
Nancy D20 days ago
Environmental Wellness
I never thought of how environmental wellness could affect my personal wellness. However, it turns out that our environment, and how we feel about it can have a huge impact on the way we feel. I don't...
Sleep Sherpa22 days ago
Sleep Deprivation
Sleep plays a major role in keeping us healthy, alert, and fully functional. In some cases, sleep is more important than food, because without proper sleep, the food that is eaten fails to nourish our...
Nancy Da month ago
Emotional Wellness
When I first think of emotional wellness I think of trying to deal with stress. However, it is so much more than that. It also involves paying attention to your own thoughts, feelings, and behaviours....
The Joy of Napping
My name is Chantelle. I am a 28 year old woman, and I love to nap. Ever since I can remember, my Dad has taken an afternoon nap. I began to follow in his footsteps when I was about 16, due to teenage ...
Symptoms of Dehydration
Dehydration a condition that occurs when a person doesn't have enough water in the body to function normally. Being out in the heat for long periods of time could cause dehydration. Unfortunately, som...
Nancy Da month ago
The Balance in Wellness
Wellness is about having balance in life. Make sure to spend time on each of the dimensions of wellness.
Victoria Towerya month ago
Self Care Behind Your Desk
I have worked at jobs where getting up to go pee after 4 hours was about as much ‘self care’ as I thought I could squeeze in. This to say: I get it. OH BOY do I get it. Taking care of yourself during ...
Patricia Ha month ago
Take a Silent Retreat at Home
A silent retreat can be a wonderful opportunity to withdraw from the hustle and bustle of daily life, de-stress, and find some peace and quiet. It can also be an opportunity to get to know yourself ag...
Channel Your Stress
Sometimes just breathing isn’t enough... sometimes we just need to yell. Having grown up in an environment that had me constantly on edge, I can attest that having an outlet for our energy is one of t...
Erin Brewer2 months ago
Sometimes the Shadows Win
So many helpful blogs focus on managing personal anxieties and mental illness. This is a wonderful trend in media, and helps many people find ways to keep their minds from dragging them into the void,...
Paisley Hansen2 months ago
Relieving Anxiety and Stress
Everyone is going to experience some form of stress and anxiety in their life. It may come at some point in your life when there are major changes such as a move or starting school. It could also come...
15 Things to Do When You Just Need to Unwind
Can't life be just a little too much? Oh, who am I kidding? Sometimes life is too much, where you would literally want to grab a bunch of food and snacks, get a good playlist going, hop in the car & j...
Melissa Neil2 months ago
De-stress: You Deserve It
Unfortunately, life is filled with everyday stressors, so everyone gets stressed. However, no one deserves it. Since you've been trying your hardest, you've earned a break. Here are some tips and tric...
Katheryn Compton2 months ago
Fighting to Rest
In my last article, I wrote about how I took some time off working to refocus and become more aware of what I am passionate about—I took a plunge into the freelance and business world, become bold and...