If I’m being really honest, I’m hesitant to use the word “holistic”. I believe in a holistic approach but I don’t always connect to the word itself. How about you? I keep thinking about the word, what it represents, what it stands for but as well how we might not feel connected to it. Why… Continue reading Holistic?!
“Emotional wellness is the ability to successfully handle life’s stresses and adapt to change and difficult times.” (National Institute of Health, NIH) Emotional Wellness is a tough one as we often run away from our own emotions. When they are uncomfortable or when life takes over and it’s hectic or we feel stressed. In such… Continue reading Emotional Wellness
Physical wellness, is it just exercise? No, there's more to it. It’s an overall package of keeping active, making sure to get sufficient sleep and maintaining healthy eating habits. A weak(er) physical wellness can affect all areas of our overall well-being. But keeping this physical wellness balanced isn’t always easy and it takes effort; too… Continue reading Physical Wellness
Often we define loneliness by a certain kind of sadness for being alone, caused by lack of company. But there is another kind of loneliness that seems to spread more and more. The loneliness you experience while being (with)in company. Feeling lonely while being surrounded by people, how can that be? Sadly, it is more… Continue reading Loneliness
I came across this a article from Washington Post on "The expat life is full of adventures - and loneliness". Not only did the title catch my attention, no the article touched me on many levels. It is such a heartfelt piece, I feel for the writer and her emotions. I am an expat, too, have… Continue reading Expats` loneliness