All About Art

       Partaking in various forms of art can be very relaxing. However, there is a difference between art therapy and therapeutic art making. While both are beneficial, working with a professional art therapist is different in its own right. When you work with an art therapist, they are trained to know what mediums... Continue Reading →

My Friend Has Anxiety and Depression: Part 2

I recently interviewed a friend to talk about her experience with anxiety, depression, panic attacks, and anxiety attacks. I’ve known her for a couple of years, and I have seen first-hand what her anxiety and depression have looked like, as well as sitting through a panic attack with her. We discussed some questions and answers... Continue Reading →

Social Balance

Today more so than any other time in history, we are closer than ever before thanks to the Internet. However, this can be a blessings and a curse. While social media can connect us with awesome people with those we may have never met before or keep us connected to those we cherish, some of... Continue Reading →

The Knit-ty Gritty

The Knit-ty Gritty In a world full of stress and constant go, go, go there has to be something that you can go to that will soothe your mind, body and spirit. Many times people like to just veg out in front of the TV for a few hours or zone out on their phones... Continue Reading →

How to Help a Friend Who Is Cutting (Self-Harm)

WHAT IS CUTTING? “Cutting” is the most popular choice of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) and is an enigma amongst teenagers. Self-injury behavior can also be in the form of bruising or burning the skin. Females are more inclined to engage in nonsuicidal self-injury than boys are. Typically, the cuts are located on the forearm/wrist area or... Continue Reading →

Seafood, but make it sustainable

       Writing this series on Fair Trade brands has been enlightening for me in a lot of ways. Hopefully, you readers share the same growing interest and excitement for social consciousness that I have been experiencing while reading up on the ways that Fair Trade Certified™ is making an effort to transform the global marketplace... Continue Reading →

Caregiver Burnout

Being a caregiver is a demanding job that can easily overtake your life. When loved ones become chronically ill, disabled, and or elderly, many of us step up to the task of providing needed care. If you are in this position, just as the name suggests, you are constantly in a state of giving your... Continue Reading →

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