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  • How to Deal with Seasonal Depression

    Stephanie Tuba

    Posted on December 02 2019

    For most people, Fall and Winter is a cherished time marked by holidays, comfy sweaters, and pumpkin spice lattes. For some, however, it means dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a type of depression that coincides with shorter and colder days, that can leave you feeling hopeless and lethargic. 
  • 4 Simple Grounding Exercises You Can Do Anytime

    Stephanie Tuba

    Posted on November 11 2019

    4 Simple Grounding Exercises You Can Do Anytime
    Grounding is the process of managing anxiety by focusing on physical occurrences. The theory behind grounding is that by bringing your attention to things that are actually happening, you should be able to tune out negative or worrisome thoughts. One of the most common forms of this is meditation, a practice which involves being in a quiet place – often alone – and calming the mind by focusing on breathing or other physical sensations. This may seem like an impossible feat if you are in a situation where you’re feeling overwhelmed in a place that is public or noisy. However, there are several grounding exercises that can be done anywhere, anytime you feel the need to take a break and clear your head.
  • 5 Ways to Feel at Home in your New Home

    Stephanie Tuba

    Posted on October 14 2019

    5 Ways to Feel at Home in your New Home
    Did you know that moving is considered to be one of life's most stressful moments? It's right up there with heartbreak and starting a new job. If you are moving this weekend, I've probably made you feel a whole lot worse. Yet, even though it is incredibly difficult to move, it can also be hard to feel "at home." So, as you move in the last box into your new digs, here are a few ways you can make yourself feel right at home. 
  • How Setting Boundaries can Help you Relax

    Stephanie Tuba

    Posted on September 16 2019

    How Setting Boundaries can Help you Relax
    While this may not be the time of year you want to hear it, we all need to relax more. With everyone working more, tragedies happening all around the world that impact us deeply, and everything else we juggle day-to-day in life, it's no wonder we're all exhausted and sleepless. Yet, for the benefit of our overall wellbeing, it's important to sit back, relax, and not do so much anymore. But where do you start? It can begin with one small thing – setting boundaries. Here are a few places to start:
  • How to Practice Mindfulness Everyday

    Stephanie Tuba

    Posted on August 12 2019

    How to Practice Mindfulness Everyday
    Mindfulness is a practice that encourages people to live in the moment and be present. It’s been proven by scientists to help alleviate several physical and mental ailments. Unfortunately, the hustle and bustle of everyday life leaves little time for mindfulness. We’re so busy going over to-do lists and making future plans, we’re rarely ever really present. But it doesn’t have to stay this way. There are many things you can do to practice mindfulness every day. Here are a few of my favorites. 

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