As soon as I arrived at work I started having chest pains. AKA anxiety. This past week in healthcare has been challenging to say the least. COVID-19 has really put a strain not only on resources, but on people's sanity. When you are used to working in an office where this a schedule and routine,… Continue reading A Healthcare Worker’s Anxiety
One of my 2020 goals is to improve my relationships with family and friends. These last few years have been difficult. Moving out of state, custody modification with my son, an emotional breakdown. I laid low last year. Embarrassed at how my life changed in three years time. People that were there for me in… Continue reading Your Relationships Matter
This year, I decided to mix up my health plans. I was making progress until around Thanksgiving last year. Then it kinda went downhill. Emotional eating, holiday stress, fatigue, you name it, I had an excuse. Even though it is the start of a new year, I don't make resolutions or hard to achieve health/fitness… Continue reading Health Journey 2.0
What is 2020? The start of a new decade. 20/20 vision, clarity and focus. Purpose. New Starts. New Endings. 2019 was the year of deep introspection, personal growth, and recovering from codependency. It was a year of forgiveness and acceptance. It was messy, necessary, and soul cleansing. I don't like to keep "New Year's Resolutions".… Continue reading #2020goals
Holidays are that time of year where we get together with friends and family, overindulge with food and drink, and make memories. When the party is over, however, we physically deal with indigestion, bloat, and feeling like a sloth. These tips will get you back on track so you can start the new year focused… Continue reading Recovering after the Holidays
Meditation has been shown to be helpful for treating depression in clinical studies conducted by mindfulness Hopkins University. In fact, 30 minutes of meditation daily may improve symptoms of anxiety and depression. It's important to know that meditation only should not replace meds or other treatments for anxiety and depression. In the world of psychology,… Continue reading Exploring Meditation
I hate the word diet. It is such a limiting word. I prefer the word nutrition, which brings up an image of health and longevity. I started my nutrition plan a couple of months ago and wonder why I waited for this all my life! It's so simple to follow and I feel so much… Continue reading It’s a Nutrition Plan…Not a diet.