Last year I was introduced to the word “hygge.” I almost wrote concept but since hygge is essentially Danish for “living with a mindful appreciation,” the concept isn’t new for me but I like that the Danes have a specific word for it.
Sometimes it’s hard to come up with the words. You know they’re in there. Just waiting to escape. You can feel it in the form of this anxiety. A volcano with lava waiting to explode.
I frequently receive requests for ideas for creative activities either for individuals or groups to do so I thought I’d attempt to post one creative activity I use with clients (and myself!) once a week to inspire the rest of you to get out and create.
You may have guessed I have a tiny, little thing for our Mother Earth.
Grownups have a really hard time letting their hair down.
It can seem dang near impossible to put responsibility on hold for a minute and fully enjoy life. To simply be silly and do something only for the sake of wanting to do it.
Yet too much time spent all knotted up with serious face will lead to anxiety and depression.
I see Halloween as the perfect opportunity to combat that. To play pretend, step outside your comfort zone, and let your freak flag fly.
Summer is an amazing time to boost your mental health. The increased sunlight decreases or disappears Seasonal Affective Disorder symptoms as well as improves mental health overall.