Live with Intention

Live with intention.Walk to the edge.Listen Hard.Practice wellness.Play with abandon.Laugh.Choose with no regret.Appreciate your friends.Continue to learn.Do what you love.Live as if this is all there is. ~ Mary Anne Radmacher Mary Anne Radmacher reminds us to live with intention each day. Participate fully in this life by laughing and loving. Take time today to … More Live with Intention

5 Best Treatments for Seasonal Affective Disorder : Don’t Be Sad, Be Happy!

Winter has arrived. It’s dark and cold. It will be dark and cold again tomorrow.  The good news is that we have made it past the winter solstice. The days are getting longer. However, January tends to be a long and challenging month for many, especially those living with seasonal affective disorder.  Seasonal affective disorder … More 5 Best Treatments for Seasonal Affective Disorder : Don’t Be Sad, Be Happy!

The 3 Most Important Gifts to Give

Not done with your shopping yet? Here are three gifts to give this season: kindness, compassion, and acceptance. In the months leading up to Christmas, people start searching for just the perfect gift to give people on their list. Do we buy a new sweater for dad? A video game for our son? New running … More The 3 Most Important Gifts to Give

Cultivating Joy

“The joy we feel has little to do with the circumstances of our lives and everything to do with the focus of our lives. ” ~ Russel M. Nelson . . . . . Seeking Health and Happiness One Day at a Time. Marcy Berg is a writer and therapist living in the Pacific Northwest and … More Cultivating Joy

7 Steps to Create New Habits and Be Less Distracted

Squirrel! In American slang, someone who is twitchy and changes direction quickly is often called a squirrel. Those adorable rodents with long bushy tails spend all summer gathering nuts to prepare for the winter. However, they are known to shift their attention quickly from one thing to another. While squirrels have excellent long-term memories, a … More 7 Steps to Create New Habits and Be Less Distracted

3 Steps to Finding Rest in Times of Turmoil

The human heart is like a ship on a stormy sea driven about by winds blowing from all four corners of heaven.~Martin Luther King, Jr. As I woke earlier this week, I noticed that my heart was heavy, and my mind was already full. It wasn’t yet six o’clock, and Covid-19, protests, and death tolls … More 3 Steps to Finding Rest in Times of Turmoil

5 Ways to Stop Little Things From Becoming Big Things

So often we can work through the challenges of daily living effortlessly. Sometimes, though, little problems or small inconveniences build up and can make it difficult to manage our emotions. Recently I helped a friend care for her mini farm while she was out of town. In addition to dogs and a cat, her small … More 5 Ways to Stop Little Things From Becoming Big Things

4 Ways to Discover And Nurture Your True Self

“If you can’t remember when you last basked in your own glow, it means you’re overdue.” ― Gina Greenlee, Postcards and Pearls: Life Lessons from Solo Moments on the Road We are bombarded daily with strident messages telling us what to think, what to believe, what to be. In the midst of the frenetic media … More 4 Ways to Discover And Nurture Your True Self

Reducing Anxiety in Children

In this technological age of instant news and social media at our fingertips, children are bombarded daily with news of school shootings, bombings, war, nuclear threats, genocide, and political extremism. At school and in their neighborhoods children experience peer pressure, bullying, and social isolation. As a result there is a continued increase in the diagnosis … More Reducing Anxiety in Children