A six-step guide to lift you up while you're paring down Life is cumulative!When my childhood home was sold, it had been lived in by my family for over fifty years. This was not a large house. It was a very modest house, with only about 1000 square feet…
Juggling is that golden combination of physical and mental activity. It never ceases to stimulate both mind and body, relieving stress, improving agility and dispensing the most magical of cures: laughter!!
Scientific research has found that there are mental and physical benefits to journaling. It may promote not only communication and self-awareness skills but also a stronger immune system, a boost in self-confidence and an increased IQ.
Many mental health professionals, agree that focusing on gratitude is a growing trend. Studies support the findings that lower stress, better sleep patterns and improved personal relationships can result from taking time to be grateful; to give thanks and count your blessings.
Art therapy has been shown to reduce anxiety and improve mood. Artistic activity can purge negative feelings by distracting you from stressful thoughts and emotions.
If you’ve never crocheted, it’s fun and easy to learn. Crocheting and other kinds of fiber-art techniques can be great creative self-care strategies, that in addition to calm and concentration, help treat insomnia, anxiety, stress, restlessness and depression.
Creative people are sometimes thought to be unorganized and messy; but you can use that creativity to your advantage, by applying creative yet practical ways to conquer clutter in your life by using this strategic, prioritized approach.
Researchers and psychologists have invested years in studying humanity’s unique proclivity for innovation and the desire to create. Recent science reveals that the creative process is chaotic, unorganized and full of contradictions. Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman described creativity as not merely a natural gift or talent, but a state…