The Importance of Routine

Sleep and Routine in times of unknowing. “Sometimes we’re tested not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths.” Deborah King We are all experiencing some amount of anxiety and stress given our current situation, the levels may be different, but we are all experiencing similar emotions. As we learn to navigate new roles,Continue reading “The Importance of Routine”

Spring Cleaning: Good for the Body & Soul

We all have that itch this time of year to do a deep clean of our home. Wash the curtains, clean the windows and really take a deep dive into that back closet of old clothes we never wear. Cleaning in Springtime feels innate to us, it feels ingrained in our minds as a choreContinue reading “Spring Cleaning: Good for the Body & Soul”

Simple Actions to Save the Planet and Live Healthy. Guest Author Cara Cook

This week’s post was written by my good friend and fellow nurse, Cara Cook. Cara obtained her MS in Community/Public Health Nursing at the University of Maryland, focusing on how the natural and built environment impact health outcomes.¬†She currently works as a Climate & Health Program Manager at Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments. “AContinue reading “Simple Actions to Save the Planet and Live Healthy. Guest Author Cara Cook”

Experiences of sadness & setbacks.

“The goal of meditation is not to get rid of thoughts or emotions. The goal is to become more aware of your thoughts and emotions and learn how to move through them without getting stuck.” Dr. P. Goldin We all experience sadness, setbacks, let downs and obstacles in life. We wouldn’t appreciate all the richnessContinue reading “Experiences of sadness & setbacks.”

Why I quit my job to follow life.

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. ~Alan Watts I was so sick of it; the hustle and bustle of everyday life had worn me down. I was what could be considered a “light alcoholic” needing to consume alcohol with friendsContinue reading “Why I quit my job to follow life.”

Bridging the Gap in Western Medicine.

Going to the doctor can be a scary experience for some. Being told you need to have a surgical procedure can be crippling. And hearing you have a chronic condition can be devastating. Our minds instantaneously start processing emotions of fear, anxiety and worry. We think, who will take care of it all if weContinue reading “Bridging the Gap in Western Medicine.”