How to Regain Control of Your Life Following a Chronic Condition Diagnosis

Chronic conditions refer to a range of illnesses defined by the fact that they last for one year or more, impact daily living, and require consistent healthcare management. If you’ve been diagnosed with a chronic illness, you may be wondering what your life will look like in the future. Fortunately, you have more power over…

Self-Care: Replacing the Old With the New

Going through significant transitions in life is always challenging, and people often forget to take care of themselves during these times. For example, an important life transition could be a new job, a new house, having a baby, or becoming a caregiver for a loved one.  Along with the stress of these situations, you might…

Importance of a Self-Care Routine for New Caregivers

By Daniel Sherwin Caregiving is an activity that demands constant physical and mental effort from the caregiver. While most caregivers disclose that caring for a loved one provides them with a sense of purpose and fulfillment, it also brings its own set of challenges. According to a study, the number of caregivers in the United…

How to Help Caregivers in Need of Support and Self-Care

By POCWASN (Parents of Children With All Special Needs) Caregivers need your help. While many people don’t think about how much time, energy, and devotion it requires to be a caregiver, there is a desperate need for self-care for those who provide their assistance every day by making life easier for others who depend on them….

How to Improve Your Spiritual Health

Developing strong spiritual health and wellbeing will help you experience inner peace and deeper meaning in life. It will give you comfort and peace in times of difficulty and despair. Studies have shown that when a person does not have strong spiritual beliefs, their physical health suffers. Your spiritual health is a key element in…

Southern California Day Trip Ideas

Sometimes you just need to get out and set out for a new adventure. Take a day or two to clear your mind. What better way to do that than by taking a day trip with your family or a of couple friends? For many of those living in Southern California and haven’t explored some…

How to Refill Your Emotional Tank

Relieve yourself from emotional exhaustion by taking time to refill your own emotional needs so you can begin feeling happy and healthy again. Many of us feel worn-out and drained over time from giving much of ourselves to those we care for and forget to take time to rest and refuel. A lack of energy,…

National Autism Month

In honor of National Autism Month, we wanted to share with you some excellent resources to help you. Parenting a child with autism during ‘regular’ times takes a lot of resources, but with everything going on in the world today, it’s even more imperative that you have the resources for you and your child to…

Self-Care During Quarantine for Families

By Syrenthia Colino Families everywhere are quarantined in their homes. Suddenly, we all find ourselves together 24/7 with not much else to do but spend time together. While your children may roll their eyes or give you the ever-loving ‘I’m bored’ every 20 minutes, this can be a great time to truly connect, have fun,…