Instead of building sandcastles, build community this summer!

After regrouping from post school year exhaustion, you may be a little lost without all of the daily demands and stressors.   First… Relax, breathe and enjoy!   Second… Try to resist the urge over plan with lots of random “to dos” just to fill your time.  Instead why not try to get reacquainted with your little part of the world now that you may have a little more freedom and a little less stress?   Many people speak about the importance of supporting local when it comes to buying food or...

Self-Care Hacks Revealed

Here are some simple self-care hacks if you are still finding it difficult to find time, justify to yourself it’s necessary or don’t know where to start.   Simplify   Self-care doesn’t have to be a huge production or a large scale event.  Keep it simple and it’s sure to be something that becomes a part of a regular routine.  Think about where a simple gesture, moment or treat can fit into your schedule and just do it!  Some ideas could be to go for a walk by yourself,...

Mindfulness Books to Read this Summer!

You may have the list of easy beach reads to break out this summer or plan on trying to finally find the time to muddle through the novel that you started in January and fell asleep reading each time you find a spare moment.  By all means, finish those books!   But if you are looking for some book recommendations that can provide you with some foundational knowledge about mindfulness and increasing well being, books that you can ruminate on throughout the summer or books that may...