Tagged: calm

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Making Opening a New Tab an Activity

Realistically, we spend a lot of time on the internet. While part of that time is spent on the phone, we’re usually glued to our computers and laptops in some way. Whether that be...

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The Ukulele

In my previous blog, I mentioned how playing a musical instrument can put me in my happy place. I wrote about my first love, the violin when writing my post. While the violin is...

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Listening to Ambient Noise

Sitting in silence can be mortifying, but sometimes, listening to music isn’t that much of a help either – even though it can improve how we feel, sometimes it’s too loud and distracting. White...

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Keep Calm and Listen to White Noise

I grew up in the country in a two-story house that had no air conditioning. When June rolled around and the steamy weather arrived, my dad would go down to the cellar and bring up our...

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Keep Calm and Listen to White Noise

Sometimes you might want to listen to something while you’re reading, working, or trying to relax but music is too distracting. Try a “white noise” app or website! On noisy summer nights, you can...

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Instant comfort! In a box!

When you’re feeling blue, wouldn’t it be great to reach into your pocket and pull out a little comfort?  Well you’re in luck!  Try this little DIY “comfort box” craft. What you’ll need: A...

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Coloring Books for Mental Health

How do you cope with depression and anxiety in the moment?  Recently, there has been a movement in adult coloring books!  Many people find the details of the images in the coloring book to...

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10 Mindful Minutes

We previously posted about mindfulness.  However, as we start into summer, we thought we could use a small reminder (it’s only 10 minutes!) about ways to practice mindfulness over the extremely busy upcoming months....

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Into the Wild

Spending time with animals can have calming effects and give you a break from your busy schedule. Click here to watch live footage at the Monterey Bay Aquarium to relax! Choose from several different animals...

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Good News Network

The Good News Network is a site that features a whole bunch of positive, uplifting stories multiple times a day which makes me, at least, feel confident in people and often leaves me with...