Category: Mindfulness

4 Ways to Find More Happy

It’s that time of year again. The holidays are upon us. Thanksgiving is a great holiday to kick off the season because by its very name, it encourages us to take note of and be grateful for what we have. Stopping to give thanks during this season is a wonderful concept. But do we do […]

Riding the Wave: DBT and Distress Tolerance

A surfer doesn’t fight the powerful ocean wave; he moves with the wave riding its natural tide. “Riding the wave” is also a psychological practice of surfing your own powerful and negative emotions. Fighting emotions such as sadness and anger delays the acceptance of these emotions. Riding the wave is about allowing your emotions to […]

New Year, New You: Exercise and Health

I have struggled with food and weight for longer than I could remember. I always wanted dessert and lots of it! I was constantly overeating and I was moody, sad and displayed symptoms of depression. Eventually, I gave up and stopped caring about my health. I always wished I could just eat whatever I want […]