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How Healthy Boundaries Support Healthy Relationships

Healthy relationships play a tremendous role in boosting your overall health and wellness. To enjoy strong and healthy relationships, it’s helpful to understand the importance of healthy boundaries. Boundaries identify reasonable, safe, and permissible ways for others to behave toward you—and you toward them. People develop different boundaries for different types of relationships. For example:…

Understanding the Mind-Body Connection

In the past 30 years, studies in medicine and psychology have made great strides in recognizing and appreciating the mind-body connection. This is the belief that our thoughts, feelings, and emotions influence our physical health—and that our physical health influences thoughts, feelings, and emotions. This recognition of the mind-body connection has led to a transformation…

Celebrating and Nurturing Healthy Relationships

‘Tis the season for family, friends, and festivities. But for many people, this can be too much of a good thing—with long to-do lists and not enough time, energy, and resources to get everything done. While it’s helpful to focus on priorities, the question is, which priorities? According to mental health experts, one of the…

A Quick Introduction to Guided Meditation

Meditation is a helpful tool for improving your overall health and well-being. However, many people are not quite sure how to incorporate meditation into their everyday life. A “guided meditation” can show you how. Guided meditations generally involve a live instructor, an audio recording, or a script that provides structure and guidance to help people…

Harnessing the Power of Gratitude

Gratitude is a deeply felt emotion that’s rooted in recognizing and appreciating the positive aspects of life—the kindness, support, and generosity of others as well as the simple joys, pleasures, and beauty in everyday life. In the field of psychology, scientists have made great strides toward understanding the biological impact of gratitude. When people recognize…

My Tobacco-Free Journey

Growing up in the 80s, cigarettes were easily within my reach. Both of my parents smoked as well as numerous aunts and uncles (my dad being one of fourteen kids).
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