Catherine here! It seems like forever since I’ve last stepped foot at Community Well. Actually it has been awhile. I’ve recently transitioned from working full-time at a CBO in San Francisco to being a full-time graduate student. Has it been an adjustment?Read More
To illustrate the need for what we do, we’d like to share Mari’s story. Mari was introduced to Community Well at our 1st Annual Kids’ Clothing Swap in 2015. She heard of us through word of mouth and wanted to attend an event to get a feel for what Community Well was.Read More
There’s no denying that sleeping during the day is a bit harder than at night. Not only are our bodies conditioned to rest when the sun goes down, it’s often hard to sleep thinking about all the things you could be doing in the sunshine.Read More
Everyone wants to be the healthiest possible version of themselves, but making that a reality is hard to do. In a world where convenience rules and spare time is hard to come by, it’s so much easier to cruise through a drive-through than spend an hour cooking dinner.Read More
Spring may have officially arrived, but plenty of communities are still dealing with blustery winter weather, and may continue to well into the months when we usually welcome warmer temperatures. For lots of folks, this means that their beloved outdoor exercise routines are going to have to stay on hold for a while longer.
Not to worry, though. There are plenty of ways to keep your exercise routine on track...Read More
I experienced that wonderful ‘light bulb moment,’ a surge of happiness moved all
throughout my body. I arrived in myself again, neutral gaze, sitting peacefully
simultaneously aware and unaware.
I found a new home at 78 Ocean Ave. in San Francisco, CA – Community Well, is a place to revive and recharge your own sense of wellness whether it’s by participating in a healing circle, yoga, therapy, or any of their self-care services and classes. I was interested in examining my financial wellness.Read More
It’s a New Year.
When the ball dropped at 12 am on January 1, 2018 your life was magically reset, and the slate was wiped clean. At this moment you are starting a brand new chapter, where the pages are still unwritten. Your outlook on the upcoming year is filled with possibilities and opportunities.Read More
In the classic song, “I Can See Clearly Now,” Jimmy Cliff sings about the freedom we feel when clarity comes into our lives. This makes way for the rainbows and sunny days in his song, and disperses dark clouds and obstacles.
The lack of clarity leads to indecision and chaos.Read More
What if you look at every moment as an invitation to connect with the abundant energy of the universe? The abundant energy of the universe is the source that we tap into, on the emotional and spiritual level, that allows prosperity to show up in this physical reality.Read More
I’ve always had a zest for traveling but have never worked up the nerve to take the ultimate leap oversees and see the world. Just as Maya Angelou once said, “I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass. ”That’s so true and that’s what these wanderlust women are doing.Read More
When I was pregnant with my first child, I had moments when I felt like an alien was growing inside me and taking over my body, causing me to be sick and tired all the time. I was scared – was this a normal thought to be having? Was something wrong with me?Read More
This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend the 2nd Annual Sacramento Black Women’s Health & Wellness Conference. It was a day-long conference dedicated to empower and educate black women on the health issues that we face within our community.
When I first heard of this conference I was super excited to learn more about how to take care of myself...Read More
Sound familiar? You are not alone. Almost everyone I know has been experiencing anxiety in some form recently. Whether it is from politics, concerns about health care, police brutality, life stress, loss, hormonal changes, or some unknown reason – there is a lot to feel anxious about these days!Read More
I tend to be open about my mental health as it relates to my experience with grief and depression as a way to continue to raise awareness and create dialogue for both issues. Speaking up about it offers me a sense of peace of mind as I’ve been lucky to find...Read More