This week in the political stress chronicles, ICE raids and gun violence sends the United States into chaos with hundreds of immigrants being arrested and many people senselessly murdered by insane active shooters. How are we supposed to maintain healthy emotional well-being when there is so much stress and anxiety entering our lives?Continue reading “Political Stress Chronicles: ICE Raids and Gun Violence During Bloody Weekend”
As an adventurer of emotional and physical wellness, I often find that there are so many unconventional tools that aren’t utilized to decrease ongoing anxiety. The most used tools are exercise or meditation; however, there is another ground-breaking option that you can add to your mindfulness tool belt. Adult coloring books has been a trend since 2012, but it has reached astounding heights of popularity in the emotional wellness realm. Being the mindfulness adventurer that I am, I decided to place a temporary hold on traditional meditation, and take part in some good old fashion coloring.
Stress is a natural response to a threat. It can be a motivating factor, or it can cause catastrophic health complications such as hypertension, high cholesterol, and heart disease.
Anxiety is experienced by approximately 40 million people around the world. It is an overwhelming feeling of dread that can cause a total shutdown of your personal and professional life. It is time for us to confront our anxiety and allow ourselves to be happy. Continue reading “Confront Anxiety by Prioritizing Your Happiness”
Today was the first time I’ve heard of Compassion Fatigue and I really thought it was a condition that some wacko came up with during a Marijuana binge. I did some research because I am a curious Curvy Girl who loves to be informed about trends in emotional/mental wellness; and guess what, it really is a legitimate condition. Continue reading “Compassion Fatigue: What the hell is it?”