Feeling Stressed?

Stress is something that we all feel in our lives. Stress, to a certain extent, is a good thing for us as goal-oriented beings. A certain amount of stress can be a motivating factor for us to get things done and do them well. For instance, if we did not stress at all then we... Continue Reading →

Emotional Support Animals

Lots of people call dogs “Man’s Best Friend,” but surely other animals can be great companions as well! Some people prefer cats, rodents, reptiles, birds, or even horses. If you’ve ever had a pet, you know one fact to be true. Animals captivate and comfort us in a way people just can’t sometimes. However, did... Continue Reading →

Resolutions 2020

It’s finally happening. We’re actually going to hit the year 2020 this New Year’s.  Sometimes, a big milestone like this one is what it takes to make people want to switch things up in their lives. Whether you decide on a New Year’s resolution every year, or haven’t since 2000, if you haven’t started thinking... Continue Reading →

Gemeinschaftsgefühl: Community Engagement

In the summer of 2013, The Adler School of Professional Psychology, now Adler University, published a magazine for alumni and friends of the school called Gemeinschaftsgefühl. You may be thinking that’s a typo, but it's not.  Gemeinschaftsgefühl means “community engagement” or “social interest.” This Adlerian terminology describes how connected and interested one is in the... Continue Reading →

Mindful Cleansing

Throughout the year, it can be easy to fall away from one’s spirituality. On the other hand, sometimes people are so busy during the holiday season that it is hard to stay focused on what the holidays are really about. Sure all the parties, family get-togethers, and visits with friends seem to celebrate the season,... Continue Reading →

Physical Wellness During The Holidays

It can be so easy to get off track during the holidays. People have social obligations, family get-togethers, holiday preparations to do, traveling, and maybe even a school holiday play here and there. Don’t let all these extra events get in the way of taking care of your physical health and home safety. It can... Continue Reading →

De-Clutter Your Mind!

For many people, spring is the time for cleaning. However, have you ever stopped to wonder if fall is the optimal time? Just think, for some people in colder climates the winter months are the perfect time to de-clutter your home! You’re about to be spending a lot of time inside, so why look at... Continue Reading →

Inhale, Exhale, Repeat

Did you know you can: lower blood pressure, calm nerves, relax muscles, slow heart rate, strengthen muscles, improve digestion, increase awareness, relieve stress, and relieve pain doing one simple task? Did you know that this task can be done anywhere, anytime, and silently? So, what is this magical cure-all? BREATHING! That’s right, it’s something you... Continue Reading →

Re-Post: Run, Run, Run…and Refuel!

Think about the brief interactions you have with people on a daily basis. Passing someone on your way into work. Looking up from your desk as a colleague walks by. Greeting a customer. "Hi, how are you?" almost rolls off the tongue, doesn't it? As an undergraduate student in the final stretch of my university... Continue Reading →

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