When we think of doing exercises, there are so many options for us to choose from theses days within society from dancing, to weight training, spin classes, swimming and many other options. With all these different options for us to choose from within society, it can be often confusing when we are trying to find … Continue reading The best 3 exercises to help with Anxiety
Gosh it seems at times worry haunts me. It’s either waiting around the next corner, or I feel so oppressive it is like a second skin. Over the years I have learned some ways to help me cope with, and to overcome my worries. Using deep breathing techniques. Being aware of your breathing, and slowing … Continue reading 10 simple ways to break free from worry
Haven't we all been told since we were knee-high to a grasshopper to make sure we take our vitamins every day? Sometimes we were even excited to get ahold of a Flintstones vitamin, the chewable kind we convinced ourselves were a little like candy? But what about now, now that we're older and have different … Continue reading Health and Hope
Hello! Happy Monday! As I take a break from studying from my upcoming midterm, I thought it would right to finish up the three part series on the different types of therapy used in the treatment for mental health. So far we've covered the most common types and the biological types. So for the last part of this … Continue reading Different Types of Therapy – Part Three
Hello Readers!! Guess What! This week we are taking the chance to introduce ourselves to you in a little more depth than before! So sit back, relax, and enjoy our Team Member Showcase! ~ Defying Shadows Team What defines you as a person? Who are you? Hi, my name is Alex. I'm a 22 year … Continue reading Hi, My Name is Alex.
For the last hour I've been contemplating on having a bowl of bacon flavoured chips. Logic tells me it's late at night and I should be asleep (and I'll probably feel the guilt once I'm finished.) But everything else is telling me to go and grab some. So I'm staring at my screen watching episode … Continue reading An apple a day keeps the doctor away. But if they’re cute, forget the fruit.
The word exercise often makes people groan; it makes others excited, and still others feel guilty like they should get fit but they just quite haven't gotten around to it. Exercise has so many benefits that even in small doses, it can make you feel better about yourself. Earlier this year I started a fitness challenge … Continue reading Be Fit and Fabulous: The Importance of Exercise
It was a fateful Tuesday afternoon when I sit down on my bed with my cup of coffee to begin writing this blog post. That's when I hear the sound of my coffee spilling over all on my keyboard of my laptop. Great. What am I to do now? This laptop has literally everything on it. … Continue reading 5 Ways To Help Yourself When You’re Depressed
This post was originally posted in August 13th, 2014. We think it is so important that we need to share it again today! What if I told you there were seven activities you could add to your daily routine to lead you towards a healthier, and happier life? Would you try it if it … Continue reading Repost: 7 Steps to Happiness
This week we will be doing a series called #LoveAlways where we talk about different aspects of taking care of yourself. Today, we welcome Priya Menon back for her second guest post, where she will share with us the importance of exercise! Remember the best thing you can do to take care of yourself is … Continue reading #LOVEALWAYS | Exercise, Why is it a Necessity?