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Yin Yoga

We live in a world where our lives are full of distractions and the ever-growing “To Do” lists as we rush around to get things done. Getting so busy that we forget to take care of ourselves until our body reminds us when we get ill or injured. That is where implementing mindfulness, exercise, and […]

Take Time for You! Relieve Stress

By Lisa Vasquez, #GoGetItLIFE Contributing Writer It’s important to take care of your mind and body during the bustling and rushing of every day life.  From daily tasks like shopping, cooking, planning and trying to work and take care of daily tasks (ie., family, workouts, cleaning, etc), many people feel they’re to-do list never ends. […]

Self Medication Is Not The Answer

By Celeste Wolfe My PTSD began the autumn I was 17. My first job was looking after a severely developmentally challenged little boy. I will call him “Jay” for the purposes of this story. He was nonverbal and non-ambulatory. Jay was fed via a G-tube which was connected to his stomach. I was responsible for […]

Tricks to Survive The Holidays

By Lisa Vasquez, #GoGetItLIFE Contributing Writer With the rush of the days leading into the holidays, it’s easy to get lost in the buzz of the chaos. When that happens we can end up losing sight of the spirit but more importantly, we lose our center. Anxiety builds up and with that comes unease, pent […]