I swapped my usual workouts for gardening for a week and found new ways to train my muscles in the garden

I swapped my usual workouts for gardening for a week and found new ways to train my muscles in the garden

ORSince the weather warms up every year, I spend a lot of time gardening. I like to be outside where the birds sing. I am taking care of the plants and my mind can wander. And when I’m sore the next day, I can tell I’ve had some exercise. While many of us may not … Read more

10 ways to deal with feeling overwhelmed and help ourselves

10 ways to deal with feeling overwhelmed and help ourselves

Many people feel that life post-COVID should make us all feel uplifted, grateful to have gotten through three rough years, and content both in general and in our relationships. Sadly, many people are feeling overwhelmed at home and with life in general as they attempt to re-enter their post-COVID world. We have all changed, now … Read more

What Parents of Kids With Anxiety Need to Know (And 7 Ways to Help Them)

What Parents of Kids With Anxiety Need to Know (And 7 Ways to Help Them)

We tend to talk quite openly about our own anxieties as parents, how juggling so many responsibilities and expectations can leave us wide awake with worry in the middle of the night. Childhood, however, should be a time of lighthearted fun, and it can be hard to know how to react when your child is … Read more

5 ways to take a break at work (in less than 60 seconds)

5 ways to take a break at work (in less than 60 seconds)

“],”filter”:{“nextExceptions”:”img, blockquote, div”,”nextContainsExceptions”:”img, blockquote, a.btn, ao-button”},”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350 }”> No one needs to tell you that work is a source of stress. But the workplace and its inexorable deadlines, meetings, politics and frustration has become the biggest stressor for Americans. According to a recent data review, 83% of workers in the United States experience work-related stress. Among … Read more

Do you feel an existential crisis brewing? Here are 3 ways to cope.

Do you feel an existential crisis brewing?  Here are 3 ways to cope.

Don’t look now, but existential dread seems to be creeping into our lives, ready to wreak havoc on our mental health and well-being. No doubt your social media feeds have documented this sense of hopelessness – and contributed to it – at a dizzying rate. There is the looming threat of a brutally hot summer(opens … Read more