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February 2016

mental health, mindfulness

What to do when you feel stressed?

You procrastinate more! Ha, really though, this is one thing you can do:  Stop, take a huge breath, hold breath for a few seconds and sigh out loud. Something about the loud sighs is deeply relaxing for me. Once you’re a bit more relaxed, stop and think about your priorities. Knowing your priorities will help you make a more manageable game plan. Yes, it may seem like everyone wants your attention right now and everything seems important, but what is urgent? What are the 3 things you  ...

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Bringing Coloring Back

One of my favorite things to do as a child was coloring. I remember coloring pages of Sailor Moon, the walls, and anything else I could get my tiny hands on. As an adult I’m happy to see the popularity of coloring on the rise again. I went into Barnes and Noble a few weeks ago and to my surprise, there was a table dedicated to just coloring books waiting for its artists to bring them to life. I’ve decided to purchase one with the intention of doing it myself, perhaps a page a  ...

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