Is your happiness important to you? Of course it is! You’d be hard-pressed to find
someone who wasn’t interested in being happy. People often talk about how to “find”
happiness—as if it’s a discoverable
object you can hold on to after you’ve found it—but the
truth is happiness has more to do with genetics and intentional activity than anything else.
If you kick-started a resolution for 2019, it’s time to check in with yourself. No matter what your resolution was—work out more, kick a smoking
habit, eat healthier, spend more time with family, get organized, you name it—it’s easy to have a lot of motivation at first but then lose steam
as time goes on. If you really want to make your resolution work, set aside some time each month to take stock of what you’ve accomplished and where
you might need some nudging. Here are some tips to get you there:
Lavender, peppermint, rosemary, tea tree… many people have made essential oils part of their everyday beauty, cleaning or wellness routine.
In fact, essential oil sales in the U.S. have boomed over the last few years to nearly half a billion dollars annually. If you haven’t given them a
shot yet—or even if you’re a devoted user—check out some of the basics on essential oils and a few interesting things you may not have
If your to-do list trails to the ground, you’re not alone. It seems that people are only getting busier—but why?
We’ve had this incredible surge in technology to make life easier and decrease the amount of time spent on tasks—but
no one really seems to be capitalizing on the free time it creates, they’re just filling the gaps with more things to get done.
Take time at the end of this year to reflect on your experiences, goals, accomplishments, highs and lows, challenges
and more over the course of 2018. Sometime over the next couple of days, answer these questions below for yourself and take a moment to look back over
the year before you close the book on another chapter.
Stress can be a big part of the holidays—and it doesn’t have to be.
While we know chiropractic can help you feel less stressed, we also love to share other ideas that’ll
help you enjoy each day of your life more. See if you can weave any of these ideas into these next couple of
weeks of the holiday season.
The holidays can often pull up the powerful feeling of nostalgia—those warm feelings mixed with memories of people, places or times past. Nostalgia is not simply a memory of something, it’s a strong emotion felt about another time, place, experience, etc. For many, nostalgia is bittersweet and might bring about a sense of loss that time has passed, but also happiness and pleasure at the thought of the experience. While it can be difficult, at times, to experience this emotion—it can also provide your life with meaning, and research has shown it can have some other pretty incredible effects, too.