TAG: Wellness

The Challenges of Adjusting to a “New Normal”

As summer rolls full steam ahead, we are starting to get small indicators that we may be stepping into a “new normal.” Although coronavirus hasn’t gone away, stores, parks, and restaurants are starting to open back up, and people are starting to leave their homes. As we had just adjusted to the quieter, more isolated […]

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Embracing Our Imperfections

“The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism.. is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly – indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection. – Arianna Huffington Trying to live life perfectly isn’t just impossible, it’s also a prison. When we live our life by perfectionism, our world is governed by fear and […]

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What’s The Deal With Vices?

Maybe you’ve heard before, “Nothing wrong with having a vice” or “Everyone has as vice!” Some people go as far as arguing vices that having at least one vice is healthy, as it gives us that “reward” or satisfaction that might be hard to achieve otherwise.  But what do people really mean by vice? A […]

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The Opposite of Addiction is Connection

My BFF-who-doesn’t-know-it-yet, Brene Brown defines connection as, “the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give or receive without judgment.” This connection is so important because it lifts the shame and feelings of “otherness” we feel when we are in isolation. And you’re certainly not alone if […]

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