Fall Mindfulness

Fall Mindfulness

Welcome to fall! The season where nature checks in with itself, slows down, and prepares for winter. What better time to check in with ourselves than when the world around us is doing the same. One way to do this is by learning to live mindfully. More than ever we...
Working Through Anxiety

Working Through Anxiety

Anxiety. It’s unambiguous. It is what it is and that’s it. At least this is what I thought a few years back. But I have learned that that’s not true, in the literal sense. When it comes to believing what our minds tell us when we feel anxious, it’s perception, not...

Two Truths and a Lie: Expressive Arts Edition

Art is a very funny thing. It can show great detail, dedication and skill. Sometimes it takes an artist a great deal of time to learn a technique and perfect it. What’s funny about the whole concept of art is that technically (in my distinguished opinion anyway) skill...
The Power of Acceptance

The Power of Acceptance

While reading a bit about anxiety and depression the other day, one thing in particular stuck with me. This reading stressed the importance of acceptance. When we are able to accept our struggles, we are able to work with them rather than against them. This particular...