• Holiday stress

    Handling Stress This Christmas Season

    I love Christmas time. I love the decorations and the music. I love the hustle and bustle of shopping. Now, with that said Sandpoint Idaho is a very laid back sleepy little town. Sooooo MY hustle and bustle is very tame compared to California. THAT my friend is SOME bustle in my hustle. I used to go Black Friday shopping every year. I even talked my daughter Selena into a (I do mean A) Black Friday 3 am shopping day. She hated every. single. second. You can NOT bribe, pay, entice, or cajole that girl to a Black Friday shopping trip NO MATTER how good the sale is.  (Pfffftttt is…

  • How Confidence Can Improve Your Physical Health

    Confidence is something that can bring a lot of benefits into your life, but when you stop to think about what they might be, it’s likely the answers you come up with will be a list of mental health benefits. That’s a great start, but that’s not the only thing that confidence can do – it can actually boost your physical wellbeing as well. This can come as a surprise because confidence is a feeling more than anything else, and it’s therefore often linked to mental and emotional health, but it can leave a trail of physical benefits in its wake, so it’s a great thing to try to be…

  • Quick and Easy Ways to Ease Stress for All Ages!!

    The right amount of stress can be very motivating. It can encourage you to get things done at work, at school, and at home that you would otherwise put off. However, the stress in many people’s lives isn’t this kind of stress. In today’s world, stress is pervasive and persistent, and it’s destroying our health. If we don’t learn how to manage stress, we can suffer from lower immune function, and decreased cognitive abilities, and chronic stress can even cause adolescents to develop coronary heart disease later in life. Destressing takes a little work, but it doesn’t take as much work as you might think. Here are a few quick…