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.
Social media can be an amazing tool to help you stay connected with your loved ones and keep up to date on the world around you. But spending too much time behind the screen can take a toll on your mental and physical health by causing depression, social anxiety, stiff necks, and insomnia. Taking a social media detox is a great way to recharge your mind and body by taking a break from all the likes and late-night scrolling. If you’re looking for a binge break, here are some tips to help you get started.
Did you know that moving is considered to be oneof 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.
Acne is always annoying, but especially when it’s not limited to your face. While everyone gets body acne from time to time, it can be difficult to deal with when you’re trying to cool off and show some extra skin in this summer weather. If you’re struggling with body breakouts, here are five tips to help you prevent those pesky pimples.
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: