Mind

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Stay on task: 5 ways to help you keep your attention.
September 17, 2018

Do you find your mind easily wandering? Is it hard to stay focused on your tasks? The more able you are to stay focused at work, or at school, and on your goals, the more productive and able to get things done you will be. Unfortunately, the opposite is also true. If you are distracted and multitask

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Making the most of time spent in the waiting room
July 12, 2018

Whether the waiting room belongs to a dentist, an optometrist, a pediatrician or a surgeon, we know that time spent in one can induce feelings of tension and anxiety. It can be difficult to prioritize your thoughts and emotions as you wait, and while some visits are more tedious than they are worris

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Managing your holiday stress
December 11, 2017

The holidays – whether you love them or couldn’t give two ‘ba-humpbugs’ about them, the holiday season can bring with it a lot of unnecessary and unwanted stress. So, in order to focus on the positives as the year draws to a close, we’ve identified a few of the likely frustrations on your mind and p

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Q&A with Dr. Di Thompson: Dealing with stress in our everyday lives
August 29, 2017

Stress is unavoidably unavoidable. Even the most Zen yogis experience stress in their lives, and for everyday people, stress is something with which we have to learn to live. Just because we can’t always escape stressful situations or stressful time

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From stationary to active: 5 tips to get you moving
August 13, 2017

Do you find it difficult at times to get moving and stay active? Whether you’ve always enjoyed a nap more than a jog, or you’re just in an activity funk and need a reboot, we’ve all been there.

The American Heart Association recommends 30 minutes of moderate activity five times per week for adults.

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5 ways to think more clearly
August 12, 2017

If you’re like most people, you spend a lot of time and mental energy juggling multiple roles and responsibilities. Employee (or employer)? Friend? Partner? Parent (and/or child)? Mentor? Head of the company baseball team? Community volunteer?

Each one of those roles and responsibilities comes with

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Make happiness a priority with these three strategies
August 8, 2017

Happiness is a combination of how satisfied you are with your life and how good you feel on a day-to-day basis, according to research compiled by Happify. While it varies from person to person, approximately 40 percent of happiness is controlled by your thoughts, actions and behaviors, meaning we ar

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7 ways to be more relaxed - starting today
August 7, 2017

Is it challenging for you to really relax? Do you struggle with how to banish stress for long enough to recharge your energy and enthusiasm? If so, the following ideas should help you find your path to a more relaxed day, and ultimately to a more relaxed life.

Laugh – a lot.

If you don’t a

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Want to reduce stress? Start by listening to your body.
August 3, 2017

The “Stress in America” poll  found that one-third of people in the United States experience extreme levels of stress. Too often, we think that if we aren’t stressed we aren’t busy enough, but that isn’t and shouldn’t be the case. In

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