Steps to Tolerating Distress

Painful emotions are most often experienced as intense, overwhelming, and unmanageable. They can lead us to cope in unhealthy ways because we are so flooded and don’t know what else to do. Listed below are some great techniques to try when you need a moment of relief. 1. REST (relax, evaluate, set an intention, and... Continue Reading →

Demystifying Meditation Part 2

Welcome back to demystifying meditation! This series of blog posts are written to bring accessibility and understanding to a practice that is literally thousands of years old. In the hurry and hustle culture we live in today, finding time to be present and still is becoming increasingly more difficult. The fact that you are working... Continue Reading →

Demystifying Meditation Part 1

Meditation can be an intimidating, confusing, and sometimes frustrating practice that we may think is impossible for us to begin. A lot of us have this grand idea in our minds of what meditation entails—we envision a monk sitting like a pretzel with his eyes closed in silence for hours on end. No wonder we... Continue Reading →

5 More Minutes…

Your alarm goes off at 6 a.m. like it does every morning and you have to get up to get ready for work but you’re just not feeling it. You hit the snooze button 4 times because it takes 20 minutes to get up. You think “I just slept all night, why am I still... Continue Reading →

Sleep Tight

In my last blog, ‘Reset With A Good Night’s Rest’, I wrote about the signs and symptoms of sleep deprivation. If any of that information resonated with you enough to become concerned with your sleeping habits, then the next question you may have is, “What can I do to get a good night’s sleep”? Well,... Continue Reading →

My Salt Cave Experience

Recently, I went on an adventure with my mom to a salt cave. It seems these small businesses that advertise salt caves are in every town I drive through. So of course, the curiosity took over and I had to see what this was all about. I have to say up front that I am... Continue Reading →

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