For the first twenty-six years of my life, I was uncomfortable with my own voice. According to my parents, the first (and last) time they ever heard me singing was when I had come home from Sunday school at five years old. I was bouncing up and down on the bed, singing, “It’s happy, happyContinue reading “Self-Care Tip #3: Sing!”
Mindfulness meditation can be done anywhere, during any activity. It helps us to decelerate the worried, anxious, or miserable thoughts in our heads. It also takes practice, and I admit, sometimes the (absolute) last thing I want to do is be mindful. Especially if I’m in a situation I want to get out of…like crowds.Continue reading “Self Care Tip #2: Cleaning Meditation”
Learn how to breathe from your diaphragm to de-escalate an anxiety attack.
What’s this? You ask. You’re actually going to tell us to eat more junk food? Nope. Not even close. Let me explain. For the North Americans in the room, remember those tiny chocolate bars that people give out during Halloween? They’re like their larger counterparts, only…tinier. Fun-sized. When we’re struggling with low energy, poor concentration,Continue reading “The Chocolate Bar Approach to Self-Care”