Use summer as an excuse to connect with yourself

Summer has arrived, and with warmer temperatures comes more excuses to spend time outside. You may have heard the notion that sunshine and fresh air are great for our overall health and wellbeing, but there is actually some science to … Read the rest

In lieu of New Year’s resolutions…

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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