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Five Ways to Cope with Anxiety

1. Exercise. Exercising is a great way to reduce stress and anxiety because it allows you to release so much energy. Whether you like to go on a run, practice yoga, go swimming, or whatever your favorite thing to do that gets you active. Exercising releases endorphins in your body, which promote a positive feeling throughout the body. A feeling …

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15 Quotes by Women to Inspire You When You Need Strength

Some days you feel like you can rule the world, and other days it can be difficult to leave the comfort of your bed in the morning. Some days you probably think you’re invincible, while other times someone could say the wrong thing and break you down. We all have bad days and it’s important to remember that you’re not …

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Are You Emotionally Intelligent?

Want to become successful in school or in the workplace? Then you may need to think about increasing your emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is defined as “the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others”. It has been said that intelligence can get you the job, but emotional intelligence can get you promoted. Unlike intelligence, …

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Your Guide to Acupuncture

WARNING: Stop reading this article immediately if you have a fear of shots or needles! I’ve always been very interested in alternative medicine and holistic wellness. Yoga, essential oils, meditation, you name it. Which is why I decided to give acupuncture a shot (ha-ha get it? Because acupuncture uses a needle. Anyway, moving on).  Turns out, my acupuncture treatments have …

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Do You Need a Mental Health Day?

We live in a time where everyone is obsessed with being “healthy”. Magazines talk about how to get 6-pack abs, the news talks about the newest diet trends, and talk shows rave about how to look ten years younger. However, the biggest health topic being neglected? Mental health. The National Alliance on Mental Health reports that each year 43.8% of Americans suffer …

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25 Benefits of Meditation You Need to Know About

I thought it was weird, until I tried it for myself. When I was in high school, I had an History teacher who started each class with a few minutes of meditation. At the time, my classmates and I loved it because we merely thought of it as a way to eat into class time, but the more we did …

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Can Food Affect Your Stress Levels?

Whether it comes from work, school, or endless to-do lists, stress can hit us like a ton of bricks. Therefore, it’s essential to find ways to decompress and let loose. But did you know that the foods you eat can elevate (and reduce!) your stress levels? It’s true! The foods we choose to consume can either make us or break …

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Worries, Worries, Go Away

Cast Away Your Worries When I was a little girl, one of my favorite things to do was collect seashells along the shoreline. One morning as mom and I were out on our daily hunt, she showed me a neat looking rock that she found. “See this stone Angelina? This a worry stone. Keep it in your pocket. Whenever you …

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A Very Simple Guide to Chill Out

“If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn’t ask me, I’d still have to say it.” — George F. Burns One good life skill is to be able to chill out. To be calm in negative situations and not overreact …

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Easy Stress Relief: 5 Ways To Decompress In Just 5 Minutes

Let’s face it- life is busy. Hectic. Non-stop. Daunting. Overwhelming. For most, stress is something that is a constant in life. So how exactly can we calm down, regroup, recharge given that most of us probably only have about five minutes max to accomplish a sense of (brief) peace.. Here’s how! Below are five stress-relief activities to bring you back …

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