Mental health challenges affect people of all ages, race, ethnicity and socio-economic status. As a Veteran who’s struggled with mental health, I know this to be true. Building resilience can help.
It’s been a stormy winter out here in Northern California. I’m grateful for it because we need the rain, but throw in cooler than usual temperatures and whipping wind and then we truly hunker down.
We all face challenges in our lives, but tapping into our resiliency – the ability to manage stress and hardship – can help us continue on in difficult situations.
A Pandemic Bucket List can help us focus on what’s possible in this pandemic life. By trying something new and creating our own mini-adventures, we will remember more from this time than just the pandemic itself.
This moving meditation is to help children visualize the practice of rooting in order to rise. We root to ground, to find strength. We rise as we become heartful, kind to ourselves, others and the world around us.
It is almost impossible to imagine going through what the Brown family has endured in the past four years — two family members battling cancer, daughter Finley and mom A.J. Not only have they survived, but Finley’s fighting spirit and A.J.’s unwavering gratefulness are nothing short of astounding.