About twelve years ago I was going through a lot of intense anxiety and depression because I was feeling stuck in life. My life wasn’t going the way I wanted it, and I knew something had to change, but I wasn’t sure what to do or how to do it.
Many people believe that the journey towards better health is a straight beeline towards success as long as they stay disciplined enough. This may be true for some people depending on the situation, but for a lot of others, this is very far from the truth.
For many people the new year is a time to reflect on changes that we want to make as individuals, which is why we create resolutions. Resolutions, though we don’t necessarily need them, are a good way to set the intent for an auspicious year, whether it’s goals we want to achieve, or things that we simply want to improve on. I used to have pretty lofty goals when I was much younger, but nowadays, I like to keep them a little more simple, and a little more within my personality. So just like every year for the past few years, these are my resolutions:
Purple Cloud is excited to announce that art therapist Katharine Houpt (of Katharine Houpt Art Therapy and Counseling) and acupuncturist/meditation teacher Sonny Zaide will be teaming up together again for “The Tao of Art II: Comics!” on July 28th, 2016!
Stress and anxiety get the better of us sometimes. When we experience it, it can be as debilitating as a panic attack, or we make bad decisions such as finding ourselves in the kitchen eating through a gallon of ice cream. But here’s a fun but easy breathing exercise to help you get through your stress and anxiety!