With coronavirus (COVID-19) becoming more widespread here in the United States, a lot of companies are telling their employees to work from home. If you're one of them, and you don't normally work from home, you might be struggling to create an office-friendly space at home. I'm so thankful that the company I work for… Continue reading A Bit of Advice for Working from Home
Note: This is a repost of an article from May 2019. I'm sharing it again because this is an important topic and something that I even need to remind myself of time and time again. Feeling burned out at work is something that many of us will feel at one point or another. Our society… Continue reading Do You Have Job-Related Burnout?
Meditation is a relatively easy and completely free activity that has an incredible effect on your moods, anxiety, and stress levels. I discovered this about a decade ago, during a challenging summer when I was really depressed and randomly picked up a few books on Buddhism and meditation to read. A few years later, I… Continue reading A Brief Guide to Mindfulness Meditation
At the beginning of the month, I announced that I would be going sugar-free for the month of January in an attempt to detox a bit from all the sugar I'd starting eating. Last week, I shared my thoughts at the end of the first week, which can basically be summed up with: I noticed… Continue reading Sugar-Free January – Week Two
Last week, I shared that I was participating in Sugar-Free January and that I would be posting weekly updates about my progress. To sum the first week up, I'm craving all the sugar. I had expected to have sugar cravings the first few days, but I wasn't expecting to literally be dreaming about sugar. The third night… Continue reading Sugar-Free January – Week One
I have never been a sweet-tooth sort of person - I've always much preferred salty treats such as chips and pretzels. I could easily go weeks without consuming a piece of candy or a cookie. That has changed in the last couple of years, as I have found myself rediscovering my sweet tooth to the point… Continue reading Sugar-Free January
It seems like I've always had some kind of issue with sleeping. When I was a teenager it was sleep paralysis (which is absolutely terrifying). When I was in my early twenties I had long bouts of insomnia, and it my later twenties I would occasionally sleepwalk. The last few months, I have been having… Continue reading 6 Ways to Help You Get a Better Night’s Sleep