Taking care of your mental health is something that I here at Avalon Media genuinely care about. That is why I have gotten in touch with the people at WhatShed so I can share with you this fantastic infographic. Here you can see why gardening is a great way for you look great, feel great …Continue reading "Why Gardening Is Good For Your Mental Health And More!"
The word stagnation almost always has negative connotations and for good reason. Staying in the same place, whether it is professionally, personally, or literally, is rarely a positive thing. Let’s take it literally, for a moment. Going to and from work, eating at the same rotation of restaurants, and generally not engaging in new sights, …Continue reading "These are the Mental Health Benefits of Travel"
Beating addiction is all about switching out the bad habits in favor of good ones that elevate your mood, all naturally, without the use of chemicals. Exercise fits the tab wonderfully and then some, as it provides a whole host of benefits that see the sobering addict obtain a healthier, sprightlier mind, body and spirit, …Continue reading "How Exercise Helps You Beat Addiction"
Hi there, Some of you may have noticed that I have been a little AWOL over the last few days. We have been moving our large family and our business over the weekend, which is always quite an adventure. Yet, mindfulness does not have to be a practice that is only taken seriously when it …Continue reading "Mindful Moving – The Art Of Living Positively"
A positive thought for today: You Are Winning As Long As You Learn Something Every Day Every day holds a lesson, every day is an opportunity to embrace that lesson, and grow from it. Even on a day, where you feel like nothing is going right, there are lessons hidden within that experience. It might be …Continue reading "A Positive Thought For The Day – You Are A Winner"
If you have been online, turned on the television or read a newspaper this morning, you are surely aware of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida last night. I will not go into the details, only that I am deeply feeling for the families involved, and am sending light and hope into their direction. Kindness, …Continue reading "Why We Need to Focus on Kindness Now More Than Ever"
Disclaimer: The following post contains affiliate link, see disclosure page for details If you are working on a big project, are following through with action steps toward your goals, or when you are in need of change that just does not seem to happen, you need patience. Patience in those hard times is often a hard …Continue reading "Mind And Body: How To Be More Patient – 5 Tips"
Many of us have a to-read list for the months ahead. But you merely read or do you implement? To me, reading lists and book implementation lists are two different things. A reading list is a book list of stories I read to entertain me. They do not necessarily have to be fiction to do so but …Continue reading "Reading And Taking Action"
a deep void reaches the darkness hidden within sorrow overwhelms Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2014Continue reading "Lost In Depression – A Haiku"