3 Effective Strategies When Parenting an ADHD Child
Raising a child is an adventure. Raising one with ADHD is an adventure with a twist. It doesn’t have to be a life of frustration and confusion, though. With some simple strategies, you can work with or around ADHD to effectively parent your child and help them thrive. Try these three strategies (ones I’ve used […]Read More →
How Do You Respond to Stress?
Stress can be positive or negative. While positive stress can serve a purpose and isn’t necessarily a bad thing, negative stress generally serves no purpose and leads to problems such as lost sleep, weight gain, and mood swings (among others). But many of the problems associated with negative stress are associated with the way we […]Read More →
15 Small Acts of Self-Care for a Quick Pick-Me-Up
Sometimes we put aside self-care because it feels overwhelming. We don’t know what to do or it seems like it will take too long. Other things feel more important. But self-care is critical to our mental and physical health. Try these 15 small acts of self-care that can quickly boost your confidence, soothe your stress, […]Read More →
5 Meditation Struggles & How to Overcome Them
There are plenty of reasons to meditate, and perhaps just as many meditation struggles that cause people to give up or not even try in the first place. Let’s talk about five specific obstacles and how you can overcome them. Resistance to wanting to meditate right now You’ve decided you want a daily meditation practice. […]Read More →
9 Reasons to Start Meditating Today
If you’ve been meaning to start a meditation practice but keep putting it off, this article is for you. It’s time to stop putting it off and start putting it into practice. Here are nine reasons to start meditating today. It will help you sleep Meditation reduces stress, calms a racing mind, and relaxes the […]Read More →
Fall Asleep During Meditation? Try These 12 Tips!
Falling asleep during meditation is so easy, and it’s much more common than you think. But when it starts to happen on a regular basis, it gets frustrating. It’s not as difficult to turn this around and manage to stay awake as you might think. There are several things you can try to keep yourself […]Read More →
The Permanency Of Impermanence
In meditation, we often hear to let go. Let go of your thoughts. Don’t cling to anything. Everything changes. Everything is impermanent. Everything is transitory. This is supposed to be reassuring — and if you’re going through a rough time, it often is. Who wouldn’t feel better when reminded that a breakup, a financial crisis, or a […]Read More →
Keeping Your Mood Up During the Winter Months
When you work from home, it’s important to find ways to keep your mood elevated. I’m fortunate enough to live in Florida, where our winter is usually a few cold days here and there (with cold being defined as under 70) and some rain. But for some of you, winter is lots of super cold, […]Read More →