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Thursday, 27 November 2014 00:00

Spending Time With Myself

Written by Emily S.
We know that having close friends and family that support us and make us laugh is an important part of maintaining good emotional and mental wellness. However, these relationships are often challenging for many women with mental health and substance abuse issues as they tend to isolate themselves, avoid loved ones and neglect close friendships. Because of this risk factor, mental health facilities often spend a lot of time exploring the negative effects of withdrawing while encouraging women to make time to see those that are important to them nurturing…
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 00:00

Winter Skin Care

Written by Emily S.
This record-breaking November weather can wreak havoc on our skin. As it loses dewy moisture and our summer glow fades our skin starts looking dry and lackluster. When the temperature drops, the air turns cold and the winds become harsh, giving our skin a little extra TLC can go a long way to boosting our complexion and our mood. Take some time this month between the busy shopping days and family gatherings to nurture your own physical, emotional and mental health. Here are five easy and natural tips for glowing…
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 00:00

Walk This Way

Written by Bonnie H.
You are grinding away at work. Deadlines are approaching quickly. Emails are pouring in like a rushing river. The tasks you had planned to accomplish in the beginning of the day will have to wait until tomorrow. That cloud of depression and under-achievement rolls in to your mind and you are feeling overwhelmed. What is a person to do? Take a walk. It cannot be denied that when workers push away from their desks and computers and take a short jaunt, they return to their desks more productive and with…
Sunday, 23 November 2014 00:00

Quinoa, Squash, Avocado and Microgreen Timbale Stacks

Written by Emily S.
This tasty timbale stack recipe is exceedingly rich in nutrients that support our physical and mental health. A beautiful mix of creamy avocado, sweet squash and filling quinoa creates a delectable dish that the whole family is sure to enjoy. Ingredients: 2 cups butternut squash, peeled and cubed 2 tsp coconut oil 1/2 tbsp dried rosemary, crushed Sea salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 cup quinoa, soaked overnight and rinsed well 2 cups low sodium vegetable broth 1.5 tbsp limejuice 2.5 tbsp minced fresh parsley 1 tsp minced fresh basil…
Sunday, 23 November 2014 00:00

Archetypes and Symbols as Metaphors in Art

Written by Erin L.
Every person has their own personal language based on their individual experiences as they go through life. Often, people use the same words to communicate to one another. However, depending upon each person’s experiences and associations, those words may mean different things. For instance, the word “love” is used often and liberally to describe many things. To someone who has had positive experiences tied to what is expressed as “love” the word has a positive association to it. To someone who has had negative experiences associated with the word, they…
Saturday, 22 November 2014 00:00

Emotional Benefits of Pet Ownership

Written by Lori R.
Thank goodness it has been proven that pet ownership improves emotional health! Now I don’t feel the need to defend the number of animals I have in my home! While animals have long been used in mental health treatment and therapy to alleviate symptoms of depression and PTSD, pet ownership has also been found to improve our quality of life in a number of ways. There just might be an animal out there that is a good fit for you. The American Psychological Association has published three separate studies that…
Friday, 21 November 2014 00:00

Brrr… How The Cold Changes Our Mood

Written by Emily S.
To the dismay of most of the country, winter has made an early appearance this year. With blankets of snow covering Minnesota and temperatures well below average right here in Tennessee, it may be disheartening to realize that we still have roughly a month before the calendar even marks winter’s arrival. For some, this extended period of arctic air can be more than just a slight disappointment. Weather influences our mood significantly, and for most individuals the winter months carry with it a greater risk of depression. Many women suffer…
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