After a long day of work and still many tasks to go, we create busy routines in our lives. It's hard to notice we didn't take care of ourselves the way we should and this creates a build up of stress...Read More
Sometimes we feel that we are not in control of our money or perhaps money makes us feel powerless. However, we learned via LifeDaily that "In order to change your relationship with money you need to be fully aware of your finances, and your current financial situation, and you need to make a choice to take control of it." You have the choice about how money makes you feel, so here are 6 ways you can become financially empowered.Read More
Parents are often feeling stressed out from managing busy schedules and raising kids. We learned via Psychology Today that there are several ways to decrease stress in parents. They reported that, "Numerous studies have shown that parents who report higher levels of parenting stress are more likely to be authoritarian, harsh, and negative in their interactions with their child (e.g., Deater-Deckard & Scarr, 1996). Furthermore, parenting stress decreases the quality of the parent-child relationship."
Here are 4 ways you can destress and create harmony as a family!Read More
We learned via an article by Forbes that some people are under the misconception that therapy is for people who are "weak". However, this isn't true. The article stated that, "Psychotherapy is a tool that creates success. Smart people use it."
Therapy is something that everyone must try at least once in there lives. Here are 4 reasons why!Read More
According to The Science Daily, a new study from the Weizmann Institute of Science found that "a stress receptor in the brain regulates metabolic responses to stressful situations differently in male and female mice". Moreover, the results could help develop treatments for regulating hunger or stress responses, including anxiety and depression.Read More
New age technology is robbing us all from the one thing we need the most for a healthy, low-stress life: silence. According to the Medical Daily, "In an age where the world is at our fingertips 24/7, it’s easy for our minds and bodies to be on digital overload". Disconnecting from the world and quieting our minds with meditation may help us recharge our physical, emotional, and mental health.Read More
We learned via an info-graphic by HealthyFoodHouse that yoga helps individuals de-stress and find balance. There are many yoga poses that help with relaxation, however today we have 13 yoga poses that you can try anywhere to de-stress! Take a look at their info-graphic to see clear pictures about how to preform these poses.Read More
According to Garance Clos, wellness advocate, writer, and yoga teacher, people over complicate things when it comes to stress reduction. She says, "You don't have to start doing yoga every week, eat more kale, go vegan or know what a chakra is." All you need to do is relax! She offers 5 ways for us to easily reduce stress and anxiety:Read More
Are you interested in trying out a different way of healing? Try out Reiki! According to the Reiki Association, reiki is Japanese for “universal life energy, and is also a word used to describe a system of natural healing.” Reiki treatments can help the body emotionally and spiritually and can be used with other types of conventional treatments.Read More
One of the most anxious aspects of pregnancy is labor and delivery. We learned via an article by parents.com that many women spend weeks, even months, feeling anxious about childbirth. However, the article stated that women who practice prenatal yoga before giving birth learn how to decrease their anxiety about labor.Read More
People often associate yoga with women. However, men can and should practice yoga too! We learned via an article by Greatist that yoga is a “a full-body workout… It isn’t all about sitting, chanting, meditating, talking about feelings, or any other stereotypes. According to some scientific research, yoga can build strength, increase flexibility, and improve balance, stability, sleep, and relaxation.”Read More
Beginning in February Yana Ibrahim, an ACE certified personal trainer and certified Level 1 Prenatal Yoga Teacher with MamaTree, will be joining the team of practitioners at Community Well. She has a few words of wisdom for those interested in her two classes, Postnatal Fitness Conditioning and Community Yoga. For class dates and times, please see our calendar of classes and free programs.Read More