Travel Well: Ease Your Way Through Travel Stress

Do you have upcoming travel plans over the holidays?  This time of year is one of the busiest timesfor travel.  Families travel to visit with other family members, people go home for the holidays if they’re living far from home, and many decide to take vacation at this time of year to enjoy the warmth Read more about Travel Well: Ease Your Way Through Travel Stress[…]

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Ease Through the Holiday Season

The Holiday Season is the most wonderful time of year!  Isn’t it?  As the holiday season fast approaches, you may notice yourself experiencing many different thoughts and feelings.  You may be excited, you may look forward to gatherings with family and friends, you may be feeling kind and generous, you may enjoy the holiday spirit, Read more about The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Ease Through the Holiday Season[…]

Lettuce Eat Plants: Whole-food, Plant-based Eating for Stress Reduction

Information about improving health and well-being is everywhere and nothing is more pervasive than the messaging around nutrition and healthy eating. Nutrition advice can be found directly on food, in cookbooks, on social media, in advertising, from our healthcare providers, and of course by way of celebrities – Does Gwyneth Paltrow and Goop ring a Read more about Lettuce Eat Plants: Whole-food, Plant-based Eating for Stress Reduction[…]

The Gift of Giving: A Scientific Look at Paying-it-Forward

Do you remember the last time someone did something nice for you?  It may have been a small gesture, like someone holding a door open for you, or it may have been a thoughtful gesture, such as someone sending you flowers for no reason, or maybe it was a situation where the person in front of you Read more about The Gift of Giving: A Scientific Look at Paying-it-Forward[…]

The Power of Self-Care: What’s in it for me?

Taking care of ourselves is something we do everyday, right?  We get ourselves up in the morning, we brush our teeth, feed ourselves, get ourselves out the door, and some days we may even add in a little meditation, yoga or exercise.  We hear the words “take care” all the time, as a form of Read more about The Power of Self-Care: What’s in it for me?[…]

Everyday I’m Journaling: The Power of Writing for Stress Reduction

If you’re like us, you may find yourself writing down words on a daily basis. Perhaps this is more of a formal practice through the writing of reports, briefings, or work-related email correspondence or more informal through social media status updates, to-do lists, or texting your friend. Regardless of how and where you process words, Read more about Everyday I’m Journaling: The Power of Writing for Stress Reduction[…]