Documenting your thoughts is no longer limited to journals and diaries, there are so many ways to go online. Creative and expressive writing provide a number of benefits that help to relieve stress and alleviate negative emotions. While journaling and diarizing thoughts is a wonderful personal experience, blogging has the added advantage of allowing writers to place their thoughts online, where they might be read by others. [Read more…] about How Blogging Can Help Reduce Stress and Improve Wellbeing
5 Annoying Things Kids Do That Adults Could Adopt to Enrich Their Lives
Kids are adorable, but they can stretch one’s patience at times. However, we can still learn from those annoying things kids do.
Here are some of them and what we, adults, can adopt to enrich our lives. [Read more…] about 5 Annoying Things Kids Do That Adults Could Adopt to Enrich Their Lives
8 Simple Rules to Take Control of Your Time
Taking control of your life is a lot harder than it sounds. Sure, we all want to believe we are in control, however too often we let ourselves fall behind. We let others and our love for them direct how our days unfold, and before you know it, you don’t have any time that is focused on you and your specific needs.
However, it’s okay to say you need some “me” time. And it’s okay to grab the bull by the horns. Life is what you make of it, and nobody gets to tell you what to do with your time except for you. Focus on the time in your day and what you want to accomplish.
Then follow this 8-step guide to get started and take control of your time. [Read more…] about 8 Simple Rules to Take Control of Your Time
5 Daily Rituals to Reduce Stress and Maximize Happiness
Stress is a normal aspect of the daily grind. A tough workload, relationship problems, money problems; stress is always just around the corner.
Fortunately, there are also countless ways to reduce stress and develop a more positive outlook. This involves shifting your focus away from the daily stressors and into the bits of happiness that often go unnoticed. [Read more…] about 5 Daily Rituals to Reduce Stress and Maximize Happiness
Eight Characteristics of a Happy, Healthy Relationship
We are smack dab in the middle of spring, which means we are also in the beginning of wedding season, and love seems to be in the air. For some, this can be sweet and sentimental, while for others this can be a difficult and emotional time. If your friends’ “I Do’s” are bringing a lot of questions to mind, whether about your single status or about the relationship you are in, keep some of these relationship insights in mind and be on the lookout for happy, healthy relationship characteristics. Know what you want and know when you need to walk away. [Read more…] about Eight Characteristics of a Happy, Healthy Relationship
The Reality of Alcoholism and Its Devastating Effects
This post was written by Parris Wells, Director of Marketing at New Method Wellness.
Most of society has a singular view of alcoholism from a pop culture lens: Charlie Sheen’s ‘#winning’, that ‘one girl’ from The Bachelor who over-drinks and causes chaos in the house, and any college-related TV show or movie that depicts excessive drinking without consequences.
A few scrolls on Instagram, and you find exaggerated memes alluding to a humorous dependence on alcohol from popular brands. [Read more…] about The Reality of Alcoholism and Its Devastating Effects