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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...

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Worry Stones

Have you heard of “worry stones” before?  A worry stone is a stone that you can carry in your pocket (or anywhere on you) that can be useful in helping to relieve anxiety or...

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Time is your friend

“Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them — every day begin the task anew.” -Saint...

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Mindfulness, Simply Explained

The term “mindfulness” is kicked around a lot lately. Trying to figure out what it means, and how it can help can be overwhelming. Here’s a short video that explains mindfulness in a simple,...

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When in doubt, “OM” it out.

“Downward facing cat.  Nailed it.” There are many yoga poses that individually can be helpful, but an integrated, regular yoga practice, including meditation, can reconnect you with your true essence and your inherent wholeness....