How to Travel (or not) During a Pandemic
From missed flights to soggy airport food, travel can be equal parts exhilarating and trying. In 2021, travel brings entirely new layers of anxiety and stress. Most of us have long bid farewell to any European vacations or weekend jet sets, but travel will still be an essential and unavoidable part of many of our […]
2020 Resolutions That Work: 5 Tips for Success in the New Year
How many of us have written New Years Resolutions only to forget or give up on them before the end of January? 🤚 we have!
A Blue Christmas: Coping with Stress and Depression During the Holiday Season
People are decking the halls, singing carols, and splurging on gifts. But for many of us, the holidays may not be so merry. Difficult or traumatic memories, seasonal mood disorders, or a sense of loneliness and isolation are just some of the trying experiences the holiday season can trigger.
6 Causes and Solutions for Panic Attacks
You’re disorientated, or you even dissociate from your body. You may think you’re going crazy or even dying. Thankfully, it’s not as bad as it seems. What’s happening is you’re having a panic attack – definitely petrifying in the moment, but treatable. There are ways to reduce or eliminate the symptoms of panic and move towards a more fulfilling – and peaceful – life.
The Harm of Self-Criticism and the Importance of Self-Love
We deem self-criticism as a pre-condition for self-improvement and growth. It is only when we courageously look inside and identify our flaws and own them, that we can begin the journey of correcting – or at least minimizing – them, thereby becoming better people.
Bringing a new person into the world is exhausting, emotional, and, at times, overwhelming – it’s hard, but it’s not supposed to be a torment. If you feel like you’re losing your mind, though, or you feel miserable, resentful, and worried more often than not, you’re most likely suffering from postpartum depression (PPD), and deserve, and likely need some help.