Calm Corner

wellness

Dogs have feelings too

This weekend my family and I decided that we were going to dedicate more time as a family, dogs included. I looked into dog parks in the area, researched parking options (they have annual passes and senior/disability discounts), and made the outing happen. To see the joy my dogs felt during  ...

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mental health

Feeling overwhelmed

Ever feel overwhelmed? Yup, that’s exactly how I’m feeling right about now. I am a human being and I have feelings. I am choosing to honor this feeling now. I am not pushing it away. I am sitting with the discomfort. I know I’m not the only one who’s feeling this. I know  ...

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mental health

A plan of action

As a human being, you are bound to feel frustrated. You may be getting frustrated on a regular basis, but do you realize the feeling? How can you prepare for it? Today I urge you to write down steps to take when you get frustrated. Writing down this list can make you feel better. Having a dog  ...

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wellness

How to exercise every single day

Eat less, exercise more? We have all heard it before, but how does that really look like for you? You all know the importance of physical activity and the benefits, but how are you going to achieve this goal? Forget the gym membership, try these strategies instead to make exercise an easy (and  ...

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advocacy, mental health

Now

Now is the time to lean in. Now is more important than ever for you to get involved. Now is the time to get outside your comfort zone. Now is the time for you to show up and be heard. Even though you may feel small, inexperienced, or young, you are relevant and important. I know how it feels to  ...

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mindfulness

What is true happiness?

What is your definition of true happiness? Is there such thing as true happiness? Why is it that when we are surrounded by material wealth that we feel something is still missing? Is true happiness felt from the inside? I invite you to consider what makes your heart happy. How often do you feel  ...

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