Happy Haven with Brandi-Ann Uyemura

With Easter fast approaching, you may have chocolate bunnies religion on your mind. And if so, that might be a good thing especially for your health. Why? In, “Lifestyle and Mental Health” an article published in the American Psychologist , Roger Walsh, M.D., PhD. says nearly 90% of the world participate in some form of religious or spiritual…

Mental Health Alternatives to Medication and Counseling Last February, the American Psychological Association (APA) published an article called Lifestyle and Mental Health on the advantages of therapeutic lifestyle changes or TLC on individual and social well-being. While culturally we’re more apt to grab a pill and then see a therapist to help us cope with…

Imagine growing up in a town where people’s number one priority is meditation. And everyone in the community drops everything before 5:00 pm so that they can attend their evening meditation service. Welcome to Fairfield, Iowa. As a child, my moods ranged from utter boredom to intense anxiety. It was primarily because I was a…

Once a year you grab a mop, broom, and garbage bag to make your home sparkle. You don’t think twice about rolling up your sleeves in an effort to partake in an annual spring cleaning, but how many of you put half that effort into cleaning up your emotional clutter as well? Signs it’s Time…

You can use your free time to unwind over the weekend or you can use the time to try something else. If you’d rather decompress with a glass of wine, watch mindless TV, go dancing or take a hike with a friend, feel free. Relaxing and savoring your life are important too. But if you feel…

Spring is officially here. You’re either rejoicing the end of the winter blues or mourning the beginning of allergy season. If you’re in the latter category, I feel you. It’s not just a nuisance to deal with headaches, watery eyes and a running nose, but a real pain. And it’s not just a physical one,…

When you’re in a good mood, you can almost be around anyone. Tackling your negative aunt or your pessimistic brother doesn’t seem that much of a feat. When you’re feeling good, you can shrug your shoulders, wave away their sour puss attitude and easily go on with your life. But that’s on a good day.…

There have been many times in my life when I was surrounded by a multitude of friendships. And equally times when I have felt alone. What I realized is that it’s often not the quantity of friendships you have that support and lift you up. But the quality ones. The people that genuinely care about…

More from Beliefnet and our partners
error: Content is protected !!