Burnout

Burnout is the state of mental, physical, and emotional exhaustion due to prolonged and excessive stress. There a multitude of emotions associated with feeling burnout, the primary ones include feeling overwhelmed, emotionally drained, and unable to meet constant demands. People are constantly coming up with different ways to avoid feeling burnt out. If I were... Continue Reading →

Are you Struggling with Mental Burnout?

Stress is something that most Americans struggle with at some point in their life. Levels of reported stress have increased nearly 19% for adults since 2019 due to the corona-virus pandemic. That is a lot considering the previous reported rate was at 5% of the adult population in America. With concerns for physical and mental... Continue Reading →

COVID-19 & Children

It is safe to say that this past year has had a detrimental toll on everyone in the world. From international lockdowns, stay-at-home orders, social distancing, and e-learning, this pandemic has affected everyone in monumental ways. The Association for Psychological Science (APS) talks of human interaction and behavior and how it is one of the... 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 →

Stress Awareness

What is Stress?  We all experience stress in our lives. Stress is our body's way of protecting itself from harm; however, too much stress can harm our health and the relationships we have with others. It is important to identify the stressors. Once the stressors are identified, we can reduce the stress. What Causes Stress?... Continue Reading →

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