Colour me Relaxed

If you haven't already heard... colouring books for adults are in!When did you last pick up a colouring pencil, stop all your twirling thoughts and let go? When did you last pretend that there were no chores waiting, no clothes to fold, no car to wash.Colouring books have made their way into staff rooms ...more

Anxiety: Manage It, Flourish From It

Anxiety is a condition that I find so many people bear.  Of course it comes in a variety of different flavors dependent on whether its social, phobia provoked or generalized anxiety but it tends to manifest as:--Worry, often unwarranted.-Fear of non-threatening situations and environments.-Physical reactions such as dry mouth, pounding heart rate, difficulty conversing with others, clammy hands....more

"Hot Tubbing" in Mammoth Lakes, California

You may be asking yourself why I am writing a blog post on the small hot pool of water in your yard. Don't worry, I was a little confused when I first heard the term "hot tubbing," too. However, I am not referring to the man-made hot tub next to your swimming pool or on your patio. I am referring to stone "tubs" fed by natural hot springs like those you can find in the Eastern Sierras near Mammoth Lakes, California....more

12 Relaxation Tips to Improve Your Quality of Life

Hi y’all.  I have some great tips for you on relaxation and energy.  Quality of Life is so important and what better way to improve it than to learn some ways of feeling physically, mentally and emotionally better....more

Just One Drink, Please

 Last night, in a celebratory mood with nervous energy to burn, I drank about three glasses of wine.  Depending on your lifestyle, you either may scoff at how little or how much I drank.  However, if you know me personally, you know I’m not a heavy drinker....more

Create a Happy Place

Sometimes life and other people can get to us causing us to feel stressed, anxious and generally unhappy. What to do? While there are tons of ways of dealing with this, we generally want to get to our happy place. What and where is your happy place? How do you get there? ...more

Goodnight Moon

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5 Tips for a Restorative Family Weekend

Remember the first time you went on vacation after you had become a parent? You expected vacation to feel like it did when you were just a couple - relaxing, restorative, and fun.  Back in the day, you wouldn't want the vacation to end - you never wanted to have to return to work!...more

Create Relaxation Time for Yourself

These days, it seems like there is no rest for the weary.  I think most of us can attest, the weary person is usually mom.  Moms take care of hearth and home, but who takes care of her?  If you are a busy mom, and what mom isn’t, be sure to value yourself and schedule personal time.  Some moms are very good at this, and make a point of scheduling regular outings with their spouse or booking in for regular massages.  I am one of those moms that knows well I should be doing things like this, but seem to ‘forget’ until sometimes, months go by!...more

A Few Tips on How to Meditate

 I've been spotty on how often I meditate, but I know when I do meditate, I function much better the next day....more