Think Positively!

"We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make our world" -Buddha The gift of positive thinking is truly underrated.  When a person can think positively they tend to experience less stress, worry and depression.  What are ways that you increase your positive thinking?  First of all, challenge your negative thinking by stating “Not helpful” when one arises.  This way the negative thought will not have an opportunity to cement in your brain.  Secondly, have a few positive sayings that you repeat during times that negative thoughts tend to arise.  These can be as simple as “Breathe” or “This too shall pass”.   Finally, practice positivity by smiling at the cashier, sending a kind text or calling a good friend to…
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Love YOU!

“To love yourself is as much your duty as it is to love other people.”  (Joyce Meyer) Loving yourself.  This is a really important concept for us to grasp especially around the holiday season.  Holidays for many people can bring joy, excitement and anticipation, and for others it can bring out feelings of anxiety, sadness and loneliness.  Whatever your reaction to the holiday season is perfectly ok.  There is no “right” way to experience a holiday, but one thing we all can do throughout the holiday season is love ourselves.  How does one practice loving themselves?  Well, it can look different for every person and that is the best part of love – it’s not a cookie cutter shape.  For some people loving oneself happens when the say “no” to…
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