Wellness Blog

Mindful Exercise

Mindful Exercise Exercise can be an excellent form of self-care.  Taking a walk, going for a run, HIIT, or yoga, all have very real benefits for our mental health.  All of these activities can help you manage stress.  Here are just a few of the ways that exercise benefits our mind-body wellness: Exercise increases norepinephrine which can help to combat...[ read more ]

Balanced Breathing

Balanced Breathing We breathe automatically, non-stop every day.  Because breathing is an automatic function, it can be easy to ignore how we are breathing.  Physiologically, when we have a stress response, our breath typically will increase and become more shallow.  Through a simple mindful breathing exercise, we will learn to do the exact opposite and help remind our bodies and...[ read more ]

The Stress Response Stress, anxiety, anger, fear; when these emotions are intense or become chronic, our physical and mental wellness suffers.  In times of stress, we simply don’t have the time, energy, or motivation to practice self-care.  This can create a cycle of dysfunction that can be difficult to break. Stress, by definition, “is a biological and psychological response experienced...[ read more ]

Is Self-Care Selfish?

Self-Care versus Selfish Self-care is one of the most vital pieces of mind-body wellness. Try as we might, we simply cannot pour from an empty cup.  We cannot fulfill our potential and give our best emotionally, physically, and spiritually, whether it is in the home, the workplace, or in school, if we do not replenish ourselves. Yet many are confused,...[ read more ]



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