Feeling Pandemic Fatigued? Try These Tips to Get Out of a Funk

We're coming up on the one year anniversary of global lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic, and many of us are fatigued. Zoom fatigue, pandemic fatigue, virtual chat fatigued, people are over it. So many of us feel depleted, tired of re-living the same groundhog day over and over again. People are drinking more, seeking

A Message and Reminder When Your Spirits are Down

It's ok to feel sad, tired, or worn out right now. It's ok if you're struggling, or if the days all seem to bleed together. It's ok if you can't always see the light at the end of the tunnel. The light is always there in the distance, but some days the fog makes it

16 Ways to Find More Joy and Feel Happier During The Pandemic

This pandemic can be overwhelming. This winter feels like the last leg of a long run. We’re tired, tempted to give up, and yet we know how much better we’ll feel if we just stick to it and finish.  Many of us won’t be seeing family this holiday, and while we see the light at

2020 Is a Disaster. Here’s Why I’m Thankful For All of It

Luke Bender via Unsplash This year I’m thankful for the pandemic. I’m thankful for the political climate, for the stress, for the economic uncertainty, and for having limited time with loved ones—truly, I am. Hear me out. I’m thankful for the pause, the upheaval, and the wake up call. I'm grateful for the at times

Learn to Be OK With Not Being OK, and Teach Yourself to Ride the Weird

“You cant stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” -John Kabat-Zinn There's no denying that 2020 has been a challenging year. Take the happiness guru's advice that you can bake banana bread to side step emotionally exhaustive experiences with a grain of salt. We're all being challenged this year, some more so than

Forgive Them Already

Art by Tyler Spangler "Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die." -Buddha Holding onto a grudge is harmful for everyone, but mostly for the person holding it. It raises our blood pressure to feel angry, to feel anxious, and to torment ourselves with thoughts about how someone wronged

Your Guide to Healing From a Broken Heart

It sucks. There's no denying it. Maybe the pain feels like it will never end and you feel stupid for thinking that maybe, this time, it wouldn't end in heart break. You feel alone in your hurting and wonder why it happened, and wonder how things could be different in an alternate universe. The fact

Move 27 Things- Set Your Home up to Inspire Positive Change

"Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change." Recently I learned about a feng shui tip to help promote personal growth: move 27 things in your home that have not been moved in the last year. If this sounds daunting, I tried it and completed it in under an hour-

Where You’ve Been Doesn’t Dictate Where You’re Going- Leaving your Past Where it Belongs

"Everything, including love, hate, and suffering, needs food to continue. If suffering continues, it's because we keep feeding our suffering." - Thich Nhat Hanh Just because you've been in the dark doesn't mean you have to stay there. Your past, your trauma, and your pain do not need to be packed up in your suitcase.

Morning Rituals- How you Start your Day Matters

"The better you feel, the more you allow." -Abraham Hicks The morning sets the tone for the whole day. Ever since easy access to internet connection, many of us start our day scrolling the web, instantly looking for entertainment, checking our social media feeds, and filling those first hours seeing carefully curated, photoshopped, and often