• Spring Cleaning for Mental Health: 3 Tips to Declutter Your Mind

    Spring Cleaning for Mental Health: 3 Tips to Declutter Your Mind

    Ahhh, the sun is shining. The birds are chirping. The flowers are blooming. You know what that means… Spring is here! And after a long, dreary winter it’s finally time to shake off the proverbial feathers to embrace the season of renewal. For many of us, this process begins with a refreshing deep clean of our homes, where we open the windows, declutter spaces,...
  • The best anti-stress workouts (for all ages)

    The best anti-stress workouts (for all ages)

      Exercise isn’t just good for your body; it also helps train mental acuity and helps you combat acute stress. Additionally, physical activity is key in activating the parts of your brain that process your response to stressful situations. During a stressful situation, the rational left side of your brain turns off and the emotional right side of your brain takes center stage. In order...
  • Three Ways to Combat Stress

    Three Ways to Combat Stress

    Have you ever been driving along in traffic, minding your business, and enjoying a peaceful trip… only to have a 10 ton semi truck veer into your lane, forcing you to make a split second adjustment to avoid becoming roadkill? Moments like those are the epitome of stress. At least, acute stress. Your brain senses a threat, triggering a flood of adrenaline into your...
  • Bluebird Botanicals’ Guide to Healthy Intentions & Goal-Setting

    Bluebird Botanicals’ Guide to Healthy Intentions & Goal-Setting

    Everyone has set a goal for themselves at some point in their lives. Whether it’s to go to the gym more, cut out sugar, take more vitamins, get more sleep, or pursue a personal passion, goal-setting is a natural part of planning for the future. Yet, many people still struggle with not only setting realistic goals but actually achieving them. To wrap up Mental...
  • Self-Care During Election Season

    Self-Care During Election Season

    Can you believe how close we are to the 2020 election? With the days ticking by slowly but the months flipping on the calendar like the pages of a book, 2020 feels a bit like time somehow got warped in a funhouse mirror.  It’s a strange year that has reminded us how important self-care is, in part by making it harder than ever to accomplish....
  • 5 Tips for Practicing Self-Care During the Holiday Season

    5 Tips for Practicing Self-Care During the Holiday Season

      It’s likely that your holidays this year might look a little different than it has in years past - virtual celebrations, quarantine recipe practice, getting festive within your own household or even by yourself. If this is you, you’re certainly not alone in shifting your celebrations. One study found that as many as 72 percent of Americans plan to attend some sort of...