Tag: health and wellness

Whether You’re an Introvert or Extrovert, Social Wellness is for You! (3.5 min read)

Being an introvert can be rewarding and challenging. I love my quiet alone time and also love spending time in small groups building intimacy and close friendships.  I could easily stay at my home for days and not see or talk to anyone and be totally content.  At the same time, I enjoy participating in […]

Normalizing Not Buying (6 minute read)

Retail therapy is an actual thing. A study published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology in 2014 found that shopping can make people happier and reduce lingering sadness because it allows people to feel more in control of their own lives. Shopping is sensual, meaning a lot of senses are stimulated when we’re doing it. […]

3 Tips for Healthy Eating (4 min read)

Eating right is something we all know we should do. For most of us, it’s easier said than done (I’ve never understood those ‘I eat to live’ people; I also don’t believe them!). Whether it’s an addiction to certain additives, the convenience of take out, the lack of knowledge about nutrients, an absence of self-control when it […]

Relief vs. Restoration (4 min read)

Relief. In college it was seeing a grade come through that I was stressed about either because I didn’t study enough or because I worked so hard on it that if I didn’t get the grade, I would have been heartbroken. Relief comes from a massage or plopping down on my bed for an evening […]

Are you sweet on sugar? (6 minute read)

Oh how I loved sugar. Desserts were my best friend and if the loveliness also included some flaky crust, I was in heaven. But it turns out sugar and refined grains are actually abusers who sneak into your life with their sweetness and allure of a good time and then weasel their way into your life so […]