So, you’ve decided to give adult coloring a go, it sounds like a great way to de-stress and you like the idea of color therapy, coloring as mindfulness and increasing your creativity. But maybe you’re not sure where to start. It’s probably been quite a while since you last got your crayons out; 10, 20,… Read More Adult Coloring: Create Your Coloring Relaxation Routine
We’ve all heard the concept that red makes you angry and so you shouldn’t have red walls! But is there any truth in this? Can a color really affect our mood? And if so, how can we use color to help us? I know I feel great when I wear my favorite blue sweater, but… Read More The Psychology of Color: Can Colors Really Affect Our Mood?
Coloring is back and in a big way. The coloring trend has been big for a few years now. I remember when it first became a thing and people were a little skeptical about how coloring could seriously be an activity for adults. Surely, we left our coloring days behind us many years ago! It… Read More Welcome to the Wonderful World of Adult Coloring
Being grateful for what we have in life is certainly not always an easy task. We know deep down that we are all lucky in some way. We may be grateful for our kids or that we are not living in poverty. What we find hard though, is bringing that gratitude into our daily lives.… Read More Become Gracious & Grateful with a Gratitude Journal
I came across a really intriguing new type of journaling recently; art journaling. I love words and I could chat and write all day long! But, speaking to friends and family about their lives and difficulties, it came to me that it is not so easy for everybody to express what they are feeling using… Read More The Creative Type? Unleash Your Inner Artist with an Art Journal
So many of us have a complicated relationship with the food we eat. Body-image issues are incredibly common and many of us have been on the diet merry-go-round for much of our lives. Even if we are happy with our bodies, what we eat often seems to be tied in with our emotions. I would… Read More Are You An Emotional Eater?
Mindfulness is big news right now. But what exactly is it? How can it help us and how can we use it as part of the journaling process? Well, mindfulness as a concept actually fits in really well with journaling as it is about stopping, being present in the moment and taking time to allow… Read More Meditation, Mindfulness & Journaling
Anxiety is so common in the hectic, pressurized world we live in today. I don’t know about you, but I find that any time I open up about my struggles with anxiety to a friend or colleague, they will tell me a story about their own struggles with anxiety, whether they are related to their… Read More Could Journaling Help Me with My Anxiety?
While you are busy creating goals for yourself, there is one thing you need to remember – habits are more important than goals. Why? Because it is hard to complete tasks required to achieve a goal if you have not formed a good habit first. You need habits to gain focus and momentum, improve your… Read More Why Do You Need to Create New Habits?
It’s been a while since I’ve had a day like today. It’s hard to convey and even harder to understand since I’m on meds that are supposed to help with the symptoms. I woke up late after being up even later thanks to the kiddo not taking her sleeping pill. She has autism and requires… Read More I Have PMDD And It’s Like a Mental Disorder