In lieu of New Year’s resolutions…


As we bid farewell to 2017, many of us will start to craft our New Year’s resolutions; but have you ever noticed that resolutions seem to point out all the things that are wrong about ourselves? Resolutions often take shape … Read the rest

What it means to hold space for someone


Sharing your story is an important part of the healing process, and we feel comfortable sharing when we feel¬†safety that the person listening is present and receiving the information well. When we feel vulnerable enough to share, we are looking … Read the rest

How walking in nature eases brain fatigue


We have already written on our blog prior about how¬†being in nature has amazing healing benefits, but now scientists have discovered that walking among nature can ease brain fatigue too. Just like our bodies, our brains can get tired … Read the rest

How to be Mindful this Christmas Weekend


Anyone who has suffered a trauma in their life, has more than likely experienced a flashback or moments of re-traumatization. The feeling of re-traumatization is essentially a relapse that jolts your body back into a state of trauma, triggered by … Read the rest

Stress Response: How Slow Breathing Slows us Down


When we are in a stressful situation or state of mind, “fight or flight” comes into play as a response. This refers to how our body deals with or avoids what your brain deems as danger. This can happen when … Read the rest