Stay Off Social Media: Nothing good can come from comparing yourself to what others are doing. You have no idea what their story is. This could be the one event they’ve gone to all month. You could be looking at a fun picture, maybe everyone was arguing. Avoid social media! Is It Temporary?: Do you … More 5 Tips For When You Feel Lonely
When I teach exercise classes, I ask the class to think about why they came to class that day. Did they eat chocolate cake and need to burn more calories? Does their body hurt today and they need to gently move? Are they at class to get interaction with other humans? I then tell them … More Listen To What Your Body Needs
I talk a lot about how our basic motivation in life is to be seen, or recognized, and be appreciated. As the star of our own show, we spend a lot of energy and time seeking those feelings. On the flip side, what are we doing to see and recognize the people we care about? … More 5 Ways to Really See and Appreciate Someone
We’ve all heard the term, paranoid, which is the belief that things conspiring against you. Have you heard the term, pronoia? Pronoia is the belief that people, places, things, the universe are conspiring for your greatest good. What would change in your life if you knew that all the events in your life, good and … More Pronoia
We all have times when we are stressed and anxious. Here are 5 things to try to help you through it. 1. Express Yourself: Call a friend. Rant. Write in a journal. Make lists. Get it all out of your head in a tangible way. 2. Breathe: Take a minute to focus on your breath. … More 5 Things to Help When You Feel Anxious
From Elaina: Throughout life, what we need from our friends can change. We have friendships that were formed in a specific circumstance like when we were single or at a specific job. When we move on from the circumstance, we may notice that we don’t have as much in common with that friend. That’s okay! … More What Do I Do When I Grow Away From a Friendship?
From Jessie: Now that restaurants and businesses are opening up from quarantine, our “new normal” is now changing again. Many of us are still in some form of quarantine, but some of us are now back in full throttle of life!I have been working in the office for 3 days a week, and at home … More Now My New Normal is Changing Too?
From Elaina: Giving of our time and talents is an important part of becoming an adult. We are called to stand up for the causes we believe in. This can be done many ways. First, decide what causes are calling you. Is there something in the news that you feel strongly about? Is there a … More Q&A I have limited funds, how can I give to charity?/I’m making money for the first time, how do I choose a charity?
From Elaina: It feels like we’re all ramping up and getting busy again. For some of us it’s work, for others it’s school, but no matter where you are in life, time management is a good skill to learn. Different tools work for different people. It’s good to know yourself. Are you a procrastinator? Are … More Do You Have Tips on How to Manage my Workload and Time?
From Lisa: Could you ever fathom a world where we are not allowed to touch each other? No hand shakes, no hugs, no kisses, no snuggling. All you can do is stand 6 feet away with your mask on and try to convey your feelings, the mask taking away your very facial expressions. It’s as if … More Touch