Mindfulness: What’s The Big Deal?

Despite its origins in the East, you’ve likely heard of mindfulness. Whether in a yoga studio, the pages of a self-help book, or perhaps from a friend that practices meditation, mindfulness has gained popularity in the West. So what is it exactly? Well, all of the above examples are practices that fall under the umbrella of...

“Treat yourself” vs. Caring for Yourself: The Myths of Self-Care

What comes to mind when you hear the words “self-care”? The concept of self-care has been trending for the past several years and its meaning has shifted significantly during this time. For some people, self-care may mean taking a warm bath or reading a good book. For others, self-care feels selfish and unnecessary. I know...