Gifts of Gratitude

Gifts of Gratitude

Shootings. Devastating forest fires. Natural disasters and destruction. With all the negative events occurring lately in the world, it is easy to feel cynical and wary of this life we have been born into. It may be hard to wake up in the morning with a positive outlook knowing that others (possibly even friends and family) have tragically lost a […]

Food Choices and Meatless Meals

Food Choices and Meatless Meals

The incredibly eye-opening documentary called Food Choices on Netflix has made me more convinced than ever that eating a primarily plant-based diet promotes better health and a healthier environment. While demand for more meat increases, harmful greenhouse gas emissions also increases due to the energy required for mass production of livestock. Please watch this documentary if you have suffered from chronic […]

4 Ways To Say Goodbye to the Winter Blues

4 Ways To Say Goodbye to the Winter Blues

When the cold weather hits, many of us suffer. Physically, mentally, emotionally. According to Dr. Rosenthal, a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University Medical School, “Six percent of the US population, primarily in northern climates, is affected by SAD [seasonal affective disorder] in its most marked form”. What is SAD? It is a “major depressive disorder with seasonal pattern” (Rosenthal). […]