Have a million things on your mind that you should be doing but finding yourself staring into space instead? Want to do something about it but have not found the motivation yet? Our therapists at Heartland Therapy Connection have some tips that may help. 1. Take a moment to ground yourself. You know you are … Continue reading 5 Ways to Feel Motivated
My clients have often said it is helpful to have their therapist (me) guide them through a mindful breathing exercise, but since they see me once a week and ideally should be engaging in this grounding practice more often than that, I thought it might be helpful to have a guide here on our blog! … Continue reading Guided Mindfulness and Grounding
This morning I woke up feeling pretty depleted from a packed week. Without much thought, I knew I would be heading into the woods, using nature to replenish my energy and sense of well- being. Turns out, the instinctual pull to nature is actually a Japanese process called shinrin-yoku, which translates to “forest bathing,” or … Continue reading Feeling Low? Try a Forest Bath.