Tag: Wellness

7 tips for falling asleep when anxiety keeps you up!

I have heard you loud and clear! One of the main questions I get and themes that keeps popping up is SLEEP! Sleep is so so vital to how able we are to be who we were created to be and to be our…

How to Let Go of Anxious Intrusive Thoughts

Today I am going to share with you three of the greatest strategies for stopping those intrusive/anxious thoughts. You know the ones I am talking about… that thought you just can’t seem to get out of your head no matter how hard you try!…

Fall: A Season of Mixed Emotions

Today is one of my favourite days…. the first day of fall! Who else loves warm tea, cozy sweaters, crisp air, and PUMPKINS?!? If you know me you know I am obsessed with pumpkin and all things fall… it makes me giddy!

Pillars of Mental Health

Are you feeling like those winter blues are dragging on? Why are we (in Canada) still getting snow in April? I really do love snow, especially those big fat, slow falling snowflakes – BUT I AM READY FOR SUMMER. It is spring and it…

Bell Let’s Talk Day

Let’s Talk… Social media and the internet have caused us a lot of concern with safety, overuse, fake news, unrealistic expectations of reality (ever seen those DIY Pinterest fails?), unlimited access to destructive or harmful information etc. Well today let’s choose to use social…

Pushing Through Life Together

beauty of winter

Today I woke up to a winter wonderland. A world covered in a beautiful white sparkly blanket with big fat snowflakes slowly falling from the sky. Yes, I am one of those weird people that love snow but I also saw beauty in a…

Rediscovering Happiness-Gratitude Challenge (updated)

***UPDATED – Now includes 30-day challenge below**** If you missed part 1 of this series you can find it HERE January 1st, the first day of a new year. New beginnings a head. A chance for a fresh start. And the end of all the…

Rediscovering Happiness

January is a dark, blah month for most people. We are having a literal and metaphorical ‘sugar crash’. Our bodies are burnt out from the increase in sugar and carbs, the extra alcohol or eggnog, and exhausted from the many late nights, that December…

The Brain, Stress, & Healing (part 1)

You might be wondering why I am writing a piece on the brain. Well, you may or may not know that our brains are key players in terms of how we respond to life, how we handle stress, and process emotions. Our brain is…

Truths About Mental Health versus Mental Illness

What does the term mental health mean to you? Have you ever thought to yourself, ‘that poor person with mental health, I’m glad I don’t have that struggle’? Well, you may not struggle with a mental illness but you do have mental health. We…