Mindfulness

How I Found a Cure for Struggling

How I Found a Cure for Struggling

Mindfulness and meditation practices offer us many benefits. One that I’ve recently discovered is the ability to create a time each day that I’m free from expectations or struggling. I’ll explain, but first I have to address the struggle. It is that tension between...
Sleep Guidelines During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sleep Guidelines During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The restrictions of a stay-at-home order as created a variety of issues for Washingtonians.  Our focus has been to remain healthy and sleep is a huge part of the equation.    Our immune system requires sleep and is critical to our physical well-being. It’s also a key...
Smiling With Our Eyes (Stress During the Covid-19 Pandemic)

Smiling With Our Eyes (Stress During the Covid-19 Pandemic)

Stress comes in all shapes and sizes and it is part of everyday life. This is a good thing because without some pressure we wouldn’t get anything done. Stress is a word that is used often and the meaning and understanding of it has possibly been lost. Helpers and...

Does Anxiety cause Chronic Pain?

Dr. Griffin Baum MD, a spine surgery from New York reports “Patients with anxiety typically report increased sensations of pain with more profound experiences of suffering and disability due to the pain…Anxiety arises from an imbalance of neurotransmitters in the...