Health & Vitality

How To Create Sustainable Healthy Habits

Joining us in this episode is Shannon Swanson! Shannon is a health coach based in Oregon. A former therapist for over 20 years, She teaches women how to create sustainable healthy habits and a resilient mindset to harness the confidence to create the healthy lifestyle they’ve always wanted. She also specializes in thyroid and hormone health. In this episode we…

3 lifestyle habits to live longer and better

3 lifestyle habits to live longer and better

1. Get a good night sleep! Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety. … During sleep, your body is working to support healthy brain function and maintain your physical health. With too little sleep, stress hormones and inflammatory…

Turn past trauma to future breakthrough

Turn past trauma to future breakthrough

Growing up, my life was not easy! There is very little that you can tell me that I have not done or heard before. From growing up in a foster home, traveling around the world, not having proper education, getting married at a very young age, being a battered wife, having kids at a young age, being a single mother,…

3 Ways on How to Embrace Change in Your Life

3 Ways on How to Embrace Change in Your Life

Embracing change in work and life is essential to growing as an individual and being a better person than who you were yesterday.  Change never seems natural or that easy. We naturally repel it and often we want to retreat back into our comfort zone. Normalcy is safe; as it doesn’t provoke fear and it allows us to live our lives…

4 Secrets to Master Self-Love!

4 Secrets to Master Self-Love!

Self-awareness is partly knowledge about the self: strengths and weaknesses, vulnerabilities, passions, idiosyncrasies and normalness. It can be derived in many ways from many sources. Your thoughts are a storyteller, we tell ourselves stories about who we are and that will give us our identity. Our self-concept is our self-identity. It is our image. The conception of who we are…

4 Secrets to Self-awareness

4 Secrets to Self-awareness

Self-awareness is partly knowledge about the self: strengths and weaknesses, vulnerabilities, passions, idiosyncrasies and normalness. It can be derived in many ways from many sources. Your thoughts are a storyteller, we tell ourselves stories about who we are and that will give us our identity. Our self-concept is our self-identity. It is our image. The conception of who we are…

How can you find your passion?

How can you find your passion?

It can be so frustrating when people advise you, “Just follow your passion”! Yeah, sure, you’d love to—if only you knew what your passion was. You’re probably the kind of person who works hard, with commitment and persistence. When you know what you’re doing, nothing will stop you. But before you can become unstoppable, you need to know what you’re starting.…

5 tips to handle everyday stress

5 tips to handle everyday stress

For our ancestors, stress was a survival skill during brief, life threatening situations. Once the danger passed, their stress levels lowered. However, in today’s world, we are constantly bombarded by stressors, such as work deadlines, traffic, and family obligations. We rarely get a break long enough to relax and relieve the stress. The over-activation of our stress hormones has been…

How Social Media Affects YOUR CONFIDENCE

How Social Media Affects YOUR CONFIDENCE

Social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have been known to affect user’s self-esteem. Self-esteem is defined as an individual’s overall subjective emotional evaluation of his or her own worth. It is a judgment of oneself as well as an attitude toward the self. The opportunities for adolescents to form and maintain relationships within social media and on…

How Technology Affects Kids Academic Performance

How Technology Affects Kids Academic Performance

As the whole family makes the transition into back-to-school mode, there is a variety of stressors that plague both kids and parents alike—from difficult homework to a stricter bedtime. With summer flying by and many school start dates approaching, kids will be back to class in a flash. While many kids find summer vacation too short, resisting going back to…