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How Relaxation Sparks Creativity

By: Monique Mendez 2 minute read. We unlock creativity in our most relaxed moments. However, in our hectic daily lives, we may not find our creativity and instead feel completely stuck. Taking the time to truly relax and let our minds wander could incidentally make us the next great American novelist… or just get some ideas flowing. Our Brain is Activated When we find quiet … Continue reading How Relaxation Sparks Creativity

5 Ways to Feel Less Anxious When You’re a Sensitive Person

5 min read. By April Snow, LMFT How often do you find yourself worrying about getting everything done or struggling to fall asleep at night because your mind just won’t turn off?  In our busy, fast-paced lives most of us have anxious feelings at least some of the time. There’s always something calling for our attention and constant pressure on us to do more.  This … Continue reading 5 Ways to Feel Less Anxious When You’re a Sensitive Person

The Gift A Pandemic Has Revealed

10 minute read. By: Jessie Douglass-Smith McGraw In a time when everything feels uncertain, I’d like to point you to something beautiful. Not because I know you need some lighthearted content (that’s just the bonus), but because it’s a truth of who we all are, and this global pandemic we’re experiencing has made it very visible to those of you who have never seen it … Continue reading The Gift A Pandemic Has Revealed

Holiday Travel – Stop Trippin’

So many of life’s major stressors are experiences that we actually choose— like getting married, starting a new job, starting a family, and travel! Why is that and how can we manage those feelings? While travel is usually undertaken with a positive goal in mind—like pleasure, adventure, or reconnecting with family, travel disrupts our routine by nature. While the disruption can be the very thing … Continue reading Holiday Travel – Stop Trippin’

EMOTIONAL EATING WHY WE EMOTIONALLY EAT: 3 TOOLS TO MANAGE IT!

You’re driving home from work, trying to release stress. But that presentation. You’re not ready. What if you mess up? What if you forget what to say? As your mind is fluttering, your body made a decision to pull into the store and pick up some mini chocolate-frosted cupcakes.  You pop open the container and take that blissful first bite. Creamy chocolate frosting fills your … Continue reading EMOTIONAL EATING WHY WE EMOTIONALLY EAT: 3 TOOLS TO MANAGE IT!

How to manage your anxiety around the Coronavirus

Unless you’ve been living under a rock and taking a major detox from all forms of media consumption and social contact, you’re well aware that the world is talking about COVID-19, the coronavirus. And, like many, you’ve likely felt surges of anxiety about the coronavirus.  I get it. I have a bit, too.  So how do we manage this anxiety even as we move forward … Continue reading How to manage your anxiety around the Coronavirus