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Take a Mindful Walk With Your Anxiety

Anxiety is a normal emotional reaction we all get when faced with situations we find challenging. When the anxiety feeling becomes continuous, that is when it can lead to an anxiety disorder. It causes our neurochemistry to become imbalanced when our “fight-or-flight” is in constant use. There are multiple types of anxiety disorders like generalized […]

Foodie Friday: Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Milk

By Shannon Franz I goofed off with some different ways to make turmeric milk and came up with this simple and delicious drink. It’s versatile to fit all seasons – you can warm it for cooler weather or throw some ice in it on hotter days. The black pepper helps with absorption of the curcumin […]

Don’t Forget To Breathe: Mindful Breathing

Mindful Relaxation Breathing Have you noticed that when we are anxious or stressed our breathing changes as well? Breathing becomes quick, short, and shallow that make us dizzy, creating more feelings of anxiousness. Building a toolkit to help in those moments is essential with managing anxiety and ride out the emotions. Like anything, it does […]

A Way to Practice Gratitude

Green bean casserole, football, stretchy pants, and discount holiday shopping.  Thanksgiving day can bring up a certain mix of modern Americana imagery.  Do you know what thanksgiving means? I actually had to look up the definition of the word, “thanksgiving”. Here it is: thanks·giv·ing /ˌTHaNGksˈɡiviNG/ noun 1. the expression of gratitude, especially to God. “he […]