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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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The Art of Stillness

Have you taken time to unplug? To step away from the screen? Would you consider a day without screens? It may be hard to image with smartphones and social media all around us all...

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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,...