"Connecting with nature doesn’t necessarily have to be defined by weeklong hiking trips or becoming a hardcore mountain biker. Little shifts in your daily life can help you engage with nature and begin feeling more connected and less stressed."

December 18, 2017

"Doing self-care is even more challenging during the holidays because our time is increasingly more limited. We are constantly bombarded with parties, family and friend gatherings, cooking and baking more than usual, gift exchanges, and other seasonal obligations....

October 26, 2017

"The truth is that 'what if' thinking lives in the future that hasn't happened yet. It's where anxiety and fear live as well. 'What is', however, is calmer, more centered, and focused on now."

August 17, 2017

"...misery thrives on loneliness and that solitude without peace only breeds more misery."

"...When the action you are partaking in causes an internal battle that ultimately leads to inaction, the only one who can stop it is you."

February 16, 2015

Here we are in mid-February. As I write this post, it is currently snowing outside and 27°F. Colorado weather is pretty crazy. Just two days ago, it was beautiful, sunny, and I went (jacketless!) to the park with my seven-month-old so he could try out a swing for the f...

January 19, 2015

‘Tis the season for engagement

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Boutonnieres and flower arrangements

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Rented tuxes, bridesmaids dresses

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Time to discuss marital stresses

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Alright, I’m in a silly...

December 2, 2014

Let’s be honest. Many people dread the holidays because of their family. Everyone has at least one family member who drives you crazy when you spend more than 20 minutes together. And the holidays are usually the one time during the year where you have to spend an exte...

March 31, 2014

Do you find yourself stressed out and stuck in a rut? Try out some of these healthy stress-reducing activities to get you back to feeling good again.


1. Exercise


Get up and move around! Studies consistently show that exercise reduces stress greatly whether it's going f...

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