self help

25 Ways To Cope With Seasonal Affective Disorder

After Daylight Savings Time hits, the days get shorter (well, we have less sunlight during the day), and it affects a lot of people. Some people have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which is a real mental illness and should always be treated with professional help such as therapy, but even if you don’t have SAD, […]

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100 Ways To Reduce Stress

Stress is something that affects everyone, and it always will. There are ‘good’ and ‘bad’ types of stress (getting a new job, a loved one dying) that pop up across our life span. Stress, contrast, adversity. Whatever you want to call it. Every day we have to deal with things like traffic jams, rude people […]

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6 Ways To Keep Traditions Alive And Strong

It’s fun to make new traditions (and uphold them). It might feel difficult to do that with changing environments that can feel restrictive based on our original baseline. For example, I love sunflowers (the most, they’re my favorite!), and I’ve always enjoyed visiting sunflower farms, and last year I decided to make it a tradition […]

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Ways To Balance Your Mind, Body, Soul, & Energy

We often talk about the balance between mind, body, and soul, but often leave out the concept of energy. What are you doing on a daily basis to charge up your ENERGY? I made a list of activity ideas for each of these categories. Keep in mind many of these can charge/balance/stimulate/fulfill multiple (or all!) […]

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