5 Relaxing, Inexpensive Staycations

Sometimes all you need is a mini-vacation in your own backyard or city to put you back on track. Life can be stressful and relaxation is a must to survive this thing we call life. If you a. don’t have the time or b. don’t have the money, then these 5 relaxing staycations are just what the doctor ordered. Turn your backyard into an exotic oasis. … Continue reading 5 Relaxing, Inexpensive Staycations

5 Blast-From-the-Past Projects to Fill Downtime

“Sometimes a short walk down memory lane is all it takes to appreciate where you are TODAY.” – Susan Gale If you’re wanting to fill that extra downtime, throw yourself into a project. Better yet…take a trip down memory lane. This works especially well if you’re stressed out and looking to pre-occupy your wondering mind. You’ll get to re-live your good times while receiving the satisfaction of … Continue reading 5 Blast-From-the-Past Projects to Fill Downtime

Caffeine: Good or Bad for Anxiety?

“It’s no surprise that caffeine gets so much attention from scientists these days. After all, 80% of Americans drink it. In fact, occasional coffee consumption rose 6% in the last year alone, according to the National Coffee Association. At the same time, panic and other anxiety disorders have become the most common mental illnesses in the United States. When caffeine overlaps with these disorders, the … Continue reading Caffeine: Good or Bad for Anxiety?

8 Calming Techniques to Prevent an Anxiety Attack

“I try not to worry about the future – so I take each day just one anxiety attack at a time.” -Tom Wilson Anxiety attacks can be very scary especially if they come out of the middle of nowhere. When you feel vulnerable and you can’t protect yourself, it can make your anxiety escalate. However, if you know the signs, then you can tell when it’s … Continue reading 8 Calming Techniques to Prevent an Anxiety Attack

5 Signs You Need to End Your Friendship Now

“Keep people who love you, motivate you, encourage you, enhance you and make you happy. If a person does NONE of these things, let them go.” -Marc and Angel Friendship has always been a bumpy road for me. Throughout my life, I’ve made tons of friends. Some good and quite a few bad. While the good friends made life better, the bad ones made my … Continue reading 5 Signs You Need to End Your Friendship Now

Top 5 Stress-Free Exercises

“Endorphins. The happy fitness drug you can never have too much of.” -Anonymous Looking to get some endorphins, but don’t really want to put in all that effort? Then, you’ve come to the right place. Exercise is new to me and it’s something I’m learning to love. And by learning, I mean I’m really tolerating it. But, hey, the things you do for happiness! Here’s … Continue reading Top 5 Stress-Free Exercises