|I bet you've had the experience of sitting down to get a task or project started and after awhile realize that you haven't completed anything on your to-do list because you found three other tasks to do first, or spent the last 30 minutes watching super inspirational YouTube videos (or hilarious cat videos). I know I am absolutely guilty of this!
"Love yourself first and everything else falls into line." ~ Lucille Ball
|Gratitude can be a powerful tool to use as we live in a world full of unknowns. On any given day, we can't be 100% sure what will happen and if there will be more ups than downs, but one thing is for certain - there's always something to be grateful for!
|We’re currently living through something of an anxiety epidemic. Severe and chronic anxiety affects more than 12 per cent of Canadians every year, according to the Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada. Many people experience some level of anxiety at some point in their lifetime.
|This time of year, the word resolution is used a lot.. and it makes sense! A new year offers a fresh start and the perfect time to create your goals list and work towards a particular accomplishment. For many, the resolution of being healthier and exercising more is overwhelmingly a common new years resolution.
|The teen years are difficult for everyone, but adolescence also marks the onset of many mental health disorders. It's possible you may mistake your teen's outbursts or withdrawn nature as "just being a teen", but sometimes, these behaviors can actually indicate a deeper issue. If you've noticed your teenager is struggling with their mental health, here's how to help.
|It's that time of year again... time to set those New Years resolutions or goals that you would like to achieve for the year. Although not everyone sets new goals to work on, many people do, and it's most common on the 1st day of a new year.
Check out the resolutions that people in the US set for last year in the chart below:
|One of my goals for 2019 in the 'life' category is an extension from my goal from last year of creating a healthy lifestyle for myself and family, which is to create maintain a healthy meal planning schedule.
|The holiday season can be a costly time of year but with a little imagination and some help from the world of blogging, you can learn how to create your own low-cost, do-it-yourself holiday crafts to share as gifts, centerpieces, or even as self-care options to unwind after a long day of baking!
|Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences anyone can go through, and it can be especially painful during the holidays. When traditions are done without those you are used to experiencing them with, even the most anticipated of holiday festivities can feel empty and even painful, especially if the loss was unexpected.