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

My No Longer Invisible Illnesses

From the moment I was born until the end of high school, I did not fully understand mental illness and I honestly did not think anyone I knew personally struggled with one. Mental health was not a topic talked about in my family because no one seemed to be affected by it. It was also not a topic talked about in my schools: elementary, middle, … Continue reading My No Longer Invisible Illnesses

The Tapping Solution – A Healing Modality

Perhaps you’ve heard of the scientifically proven technique called EFT Tapping – a combination of ancient Chinese acupressure and modern psychology. It’s been featured on popular television programs like The Dr. Oz Show, Good Morning America, and just recently on Jane the Virgin. And the reason it’s getting SO much positive exposure is because it works like magic to reduce stress, anxiety, and the whole spectrum of … Continue reading The Tapping Solution – A Healing Modality

You Are What You Eat! The Brain – Allergen Connection

It is commonly known that allergies from food or other substances can cause signs and symptoms (S/S) of hay fever, asthma, and hives. However, the brain – the most intricate and biochemically complicated organ – can also be affected by allergies. Body allergies and brain allergies often go hand in hand. Mood altering foods are tough to diagnose, but for many who have unexplained emotional … Continue reading You Are What You Eat! The Brain – Allergen Connection

How to Manage Your Mental Health at Work or School

It’s not uncommon for people to put more emphasis on physical health, but it’s time to recognize mental health as essential. Mental Health is Important. We are living in a world where there is a lot of outside pressure and noise all of which can cause additional stress and interrupt one’s mental health. It’s crucial to take care of yourself to promote your mental health … Continue reading How to Manage Your Mental Health at Work or School