‘Move’ with change

COVID19 has changed so many things in our lives!  We are trying to navigate return to work and students going back to school, all while following precautions to prevent spread of the virus.  Uncertainty and worry about these changes are … Continue reading

Relax!

National Relaxation Day is August 15. This is a day to slow down, unwind, relax,and take a break from a fast-paced and hectic lifestyle. In the 1970’s when Dr. Evelyn Bird, a professor in the Department of Human Kinetics at University of … Continue reading

The Power of Awe

Think back to a time when you were able to capture a moment of amazement… of beauty… It could be while watching a graceful dance, or a sunbeam on tulips, or raindrops dropping into a puddle.  It could be while … Continue reading

Flying like an Eagle through COVID19

Yes, there are ways to increase our resiliency as we live through a pandemic! One of my favourite articles about coping with COVID19 stress and anxiety is from Jessica Del Pozo. She talks of Folkman’s research from the 1990s HIV/AIDS … Continue reading

Sleep Tips during COVID19

How are you sleeping this week? It’s normal to have some sleepless nights now and again, and it escalates when stressful events occur. Around the world people are reporting more sleep problems as we’re figuring out how to cope through … Continue reading

As you physically distance…

With the never ending updates of the COVID19 pandemic from different governments and organizations, it can be difficult to sort through all of this very important information. Remember that as long as you are trying your best to keep yourself … Continue reading

Worry Feeds Anxiety

In these unprecedented and rapidly changing times amidst the turbulent COVID19 news, it’s more important than ever to manage the stress and take steps to look after yourself. If you’re feeling more stress this week, or sleeping less, you are … Continue reading

Unplug to Decrease Stress

Quitting FaceBook decreased stress levels by 65% in reports from the Happiness Research Institute. The more frequently young adults are on FaceBook and social media, the more likely they are to be depressed.   Kent State University finds that those spending … Continue reading

Laughter Decreases Stress

Do you remember the last time that you were laughing so hard you cried?   If it was long ago, then it’s been too long since you had a good laugh…  Laughter is good for us! So much so, there is … Continue reading