How to Develop an Attitude of Gratitude

Thanksgiving marks the official kickoff of the holiday season. Despite the stir of excitement the season tends to bring, colder, shorter days and high expectations can sometimes leave us feeling more stressed, overwhelmed, and down. However, research suggests that one aspect of the Thanksgiving...

Say Hello to Calm, Goodbye to Anxiety


One thing that is consistent in life is change. Change can be one of the hardest and most stressful things for us to deal with. Think about your first day of Kindergarten as a child. Perhaps you were crying, afraid to leave your comfort zone. Even as we get older, anything dif...

How to Keep those Happy Summer Feelings

What makes summer so great, and gives us that happier, more relaxed way of thinking?  BBQ's, fireworks, and carefree fun, to name a few things. It seems that taking time to enjoy the weather, family and friends gets lost as the days become shorter and people go back to busy schedules and structure...

Vacations are Good for Your Brain

Most of us look forward to taking a vacation. It's a time of fun, relaxation, rejuvenation.
And have you noticed the feeling you get when you return to your regular routine? I know I feel recharged and ready to face life with more confidence and vigor.