GO OUTSIDE

GO OUTSIDE

When the weather cools off and before the temperatures drop too low, I feel an urge to get outside as much as I can. I find that this time outdoors resets me, allows me to quiet my mind, and makes me feel whole and connected. I’m not alone in experiencing the benefits of connecting with nature. There is compelling evidence that supports the idea that spending time in green spaces is good for our mental health.

Tackling Finances for Better Mental Health

Tackling Finances for Better Mental Health

Money is a huge stressor for most people, at some point in their lives, if not constantly. For many, it contributes in a meaningful way to anxiety and other mental health issues. Read on for more about the ways our money stories impact us and how to start taking back control of your finances to reduce stress.

The Empowering Act of Embracing Uncertainty

The Empowering Act of Embracing Uncertainty

Anxiety thrives on doubt. What if the plane crashes? What if I offended that person I was talking to at the party? What if my coworkers think I don't know what I'm doing? What if the fork at the restaurant wasn't properly cleaned? What if I hit someone while I was driving? What if I'm screwing up my kids? What if my anxiety never gets better?

Why won't my anxiety go away?

Why won't my anxiety go away?

What is a cycle? It’s something that happens over and over again, right? If you struggle with anxiety, you know all too well the feeling of being trapped in this cycle and being unable to get rid of your anxiety. You feel at odds with your own brain. It's crucial to see this cyclical pattern for what it is in order to do anything about it. 

So how does anxiety trap us? It’s a sneaky old thing. Here’s a simple explanation: