Yearly Archives: 2015

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Tool : Step At A Time

Research has shown numerous benefits with walking and moderate physical activity — it only takes 30 minutes a day. Increasing our activity is a simple way to meet many of the goals we set for [...]

Tool : The Journey

Have you ever tried to start a new habit only to find yourself frustrated again and again? The knowledge for the new behavior is there, but it’s so easy to fall back into old patterns. [...]

Tool : Writing for Happiness

Writing can bring healing and increase the happiness of ourselves and others. It has been shown as an effective tool we can use to improve our happiness. Writing makes you happier A gratitude journal can increase [...]

Tool : Relationships

A primary factor in promoting self-care and resilience is having caring and supportive relationships. Sometimes these relationships take place within a family. At other times, those relationships are found in friends, co-workers, and outside “family.” [...]

Tool : Mindfulness

Developing Mindfulness Learning to care for ourselves is maximized as we also begin to develop the characteristics of mindfulness. The changes taking place in our perception of the world around us as well as within [...]

Tool : Fatigue

Fatigue can be a common problem for our community. Working long hours, responding to the needs of your children, shift work (especially overnights), and interrupted sleep can all lead to poor sleep. The National Sleep [...]

RAOK : Be’s

Research has shown that performing an act of kindness produces the single most reliable momentary increase in well-being of any exercise that has been tested. Here are a few of our “Be’s” to get you started […]

Tool : Strategies for Wholeness

What does it mean to live in “wholeness?” Is it possible to live so that our “outside self” matches our “inside self?” The word “holistic” recognizes that the needs of the body are experienced physically, mentally, [...]

Tool : The Power of Gratitude

Changing old habits, especially the way we think, can be difficult. Our brains are hard-wired to hold onto the negative. This is especially true when we are tired and fatigued. Negative experiences teach us what [...]

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