4 Ways to cultivate positivity!
Cultivating positivity improves your mental wellness and well-being. Start today by practicing these simple steps!
How will you cultivate positivity in your life?
Love and kindness
During the turmoil surrounding us, take the time for self-care. We are still experiencing ongoing trauma, layered with injustices and no end date. It is ok to feel unproductive, sad, anxious, confused, overwhelmed - we are missing a sense of routine.
Practicing loving-kindness is a great meditation! You are allowing yourself to send kindness your way and to others. It may feel awkward sending love to yourself or others, and that's alright. Be open to receiving love and compassion.
Tip: Practice reciting a set of wishes, prayers, intentions or positive self-statements towards yourself, others, and the world.
It breaks my heart when I see people I care about suffering especially when they are at the center of bullying. It’s so easy to hide behind a handle and say hurtful words. Then, when you add likes and shares to the bullying it can make it worse. Think twice about liking or sharing hurtful messages. If someone had said hurtful words or posted negative pictures of you, would you appreciate people adding to the conversation? Most likely not. Behind every post is a real person with real feelings.
Here is what you can do to help someone deal with online bullying:
As always, check out our Resiliency Resource page!
The past couple of days have been devastating for the Santa Clarita Valley. We are all heartbroken by the recent shooting at Saugus High School. It is hard not to feel helpless and not know how to comfort your child or yourself as you attempt to process this tragedy. Here are few things you can do to cope and encourage healing.
Coffee with Rachelle
First off, I want to thank you for taking the time read this. We all live busy lives and I appreciate you stopping by. I hope to share a little bit more about me and connect more with all of you.
When I think of coffee with me, I think of my many trips to my favorite coffee spots with my friends where we chat about everything from relationships, family, and our mental wellness. So, think of Coffee with Rachelle as your mini-self-care break with me!