3 Ways To Set Better Goals For The New Year

Happy New Year (And New Decade) With the turning over of the calendar, there’s bound to be lots of talk about New Year’s Resolutions. Do you love then, do you hate them, do they work, should you even bother? The new year is a wonderful time to do some reflection, whether or not you set…

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3 Ways to Reflect on the Past Year

With the year drawing to a close, it’s a natural time to look back on the past twelve months. For many, the new year is a time when we can start over – a fresh change to accomplish our goals and be the people we want to be. With that in mind, it’s also helpful…

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How to Be Kind to Yourself During the Holidays

Now that Halloween is over, we’re in the final stretch of the year before the holidays. If you’re noticing the holidays looming on the calendar, you’re not the only one. The holiday season can be a tricky time emotionally for many people. Some folks have issues with certain family members or dynamics, the end of…

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How to Prepare for Season Changes

As the seasons change, it’s easy to get caught up in what’s coming: fall festivals, pumpkin carving, foliage, hot apple cider. Every season brings fun new activities and changes, but some seasons are harder for certain people due to Seasonal Affective Disorder. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, “Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is…

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Finding Space for Mindfulness in Even the Busiest Schedule

WHAT IS MINDFULNESS? As the name suggests, mindfulness is all about allowing your mind to be fully present in whatever environment, experience, space, moment, etc. you are in at any given time. It is about being fully present, or attending fully to whatever it is you’re doing at the moment. To better understand it, take…

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7 Tips to Maintain Your Mental Health

Summer can feel like an eternity and like the blink of an eye all at once. The long sunny days and endless activities can bring a sense of joy and comfort. Many folks take a break of some kind in the summer, whether it’s a vacation or just reducing hours before school starts again. While…

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How to Know If Online Therapy Is Right for You

Online therapy, sometimes called telehealth, is growing in popularity. Many practices (including Holistic Consultation!) have started offering their services in an online format. But what does online therapy consist of, and how do you know if it’s the right choice for you? Online therapy allows you and your clinician to meet from separate locations through…

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Avoiding Burnout

What is burnout? Burnout happens when we have committed ourselves to too many things without proper time to allow ourselves to recharge. When we feel burnout we feel emotionally, mentally and physically exhausted. We have simply used up too much of our energy. So how can you avoid burnout? 1). Take time to evaluate your…

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The Key to Self-Care: Embrace the Boring Bits

Last month, we talked about how self-care can be a valuable resource for dealing with stress. This month, we’re diving deep on how self-care doesn’t have to be flashy to be worthwhile. As you surely know, self-care is super on-trend. If you search the hashtag #selfcare on Instagram, you’ll find tons of aesthetically pleasing photos,…

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Feeling Stressed? Self-Care Can Help

Stress is something we all have to deal with. In fact, we all live with so much stress in our lives that is can become the new normal. We’re praised for being busy + judged for taking time for ourselves. This system is not sustainable, and it will only lead to burnout. We’ve all felt…

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