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Tips to beat the holiday blues

Tips to beat the holiday blues
We’re supposed to look forward to the holidays and hope that they will be a time of happiness, friendliness, fellowship, and harmony. Yet often our anticipation and excitement turns into feelings of depresion, commonly called holiday blues. Symptoms can include headaches, insomnia, uneasiness, anxiety, sadness, intestinal problems, and unnecessary conflict with family and friends. Part of what happens in the holiday season, in terms of mood changes and anxiety, may occur because of the stressfulness of holiday events. Overdrinking, overeating, and fatigue may also cause it. The demands of the...
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13 Things That Mentally Strong People Avoid

1. Waste Time Feeling Sorry for Themselves. You don’t see mentally strong people feeling sorry for their circumstances or dwelling on the way they’ve been mistreated. They have learned to take responsibility for their actions and outcomes, and they have an inherent understanding of the fact that frequently life is not fair. They are able to emerge from trying circumstances with self-awareness and gratitude for the lessons learned. When a situation turns out badly, they respond with phrases such as “Oh, well.” Or perhaps simply, “Next!” 2. Give Away Their Power....
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Exercises you can do at your desk

Exercises you can do at your desk
• Neck: To stretch your neck, slowly flex your head forward and backward, side to side and look right and left. This can be done almost any time to lessen tension and strain. Never roll your head around your neck–this could cause damage to the joints of the neck. • Shoulders: Roll your shoulders forward around 10 times, then backward. This helps release the tension off your shoulders. • Arms and shoulders: A good stretch for your arms and shoulders is to brace your hands on the edge your desk, each about a shoulder width away from your body. Twist your hands in so they point toward your...
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Fabulous Foot Soak Recipe

Fabulous Foot Soak Recipe
Foot soak 4parts Epsom salts/1 part baking soda Tea tree oil 20 drops for 4 cups Lavender oil or other essential oil such as rosemary 20 drops for 4 cups Mix in dried lavender or rosemary  
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Tips for improving your memory

Tips for improving your memory
1. Focus on it. So many people get caught up in multi-tasking, that we often fail to do the one thing that will almost always improve your memory – paying attention to the task at hand. This is important, because your brain needs time to encode the information properly. If it never makes it into your memory, you won’t be able to recall it later. If you need to memorize something, quit multitasking. Smell, touch, taste, hear and see it. The more senses you involve when you need to encode memory, usually the more strong a memory it becomes. That’s why the smell of mom’s...
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