How Mindfulness Can Reshape Negative Thought Patterns

From the time in college that I believe pursuing a philosophy minor on top of a nursing and history major, transitioning into an English and creative writing major with a theatre minor (trust me, my college journey baffles me as much as you), I have believed one core fact about any writing: core terms need … Continue reading How Mindfulness Can Reshape Negative Thought Patterns

10 simple ways to break free from worry

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

How to Stop Worrying About Your Future with Help from Mindfulness Practice

    Often when we start thinking about the next day, the next year, the next few years and sometimes even the next few hours we begin to worry. We may think about something bad happening at our jobs, with our families or with our health. Some of us may be in a financial situation … Continue reading How to Stop Worrying About Your Future with Help from Mindfulness Practice

Celebrating Three Good Things

Canadian Thanksgiving was last week and our American team members will be celebrating next month - but we wanted to take a minute today to celebrate three things that are happening in our lives right now! Nichole: 1. My business growth- my business partnerships and clients! 2. My friends and family... Especially my little nephew … Continue reading Celebrating Three Good Things

Stress & Anxiety Coping Mechanisms (Part Two)

Earlier this week we discussed two ways to cope with stress and anxiety. Today we are going to discuss a few more! The first is Progressive Muscle Relaxation! This is a technique that involves in tensing specific muscle groups and then relaxing them. It helps create awareness of tension and relaxation.  The American Medical Student … Continue reading Stress & Anxiety Coping Mechanisms (Part Two)

Stress & Anxiety Coping Mechanisms (Part 1)

There are many mechanisms that we can use to help us cope with stress and anxiety. The two we are going to talk about today are mindfulness and breathing exercises. When we look up the definition of Mindfulness we find it is defined as, "a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present … Continue reading Stress & Anxiety Coping Mechanisms (Part 1)