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Emotional Wellness During Tough Time and Transitions-Tips for Surviving and Thriving

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Regardless of where you stand politically, these are emotional times full of transition and change. How do we deal with all the emotions we experience as well as some of the more challenging transitions?  How do we maintain our emotional wellness?

Dr.Sithembile Mahlatini, EdD, LCSW,  who is a Psychotherapist, Author of 26 books, and motivational speaker,  was recently on the Wellness Woman Show.  She shared some wonderful tips on how to stay emotionally well during transition and change.  Here are some of the things she shared during her interview about staying emotionally well during difficult and challenging times:
Slow down and re-evaluating your current life activitiesReview and enhance your gratitude about life as a giftRemind yourself about your abilities and resilienceAccept the fact that we have little control over certain life circumstancesThere are times we have to accept the things we cannot change and ask for courage to change those things you can change Create  space for …

10 Fun, Simple & Holistic Ways To Achieve Wellness in 2017!

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The year 2016 is over (finally) and all of us are ready to move forward.  Many of us want to move forward and made commitments to get fit, stay healthy, and just feel better in our "skin".  While these are great commitments for 2017, sometimes we get stuck and need help on how to keep these commitments.

Here are 10 fun, simple, and holistic ways that you can do to achieve wellness for your,  mind, body and spirit in 2017.



Spend A Spa Day At Home  - at least once or twice a month take some time for self-care at home. Select a time when it is quiet and no one is around to disturb you.  Take a long bath with essential oils (Lavender, Sweet Orange) and perhaps your favorite bath salts. Put a special natural mask on your face, with cucumbers over your eyes and relax while in the tube.  Light some candles and relax. Listen to your favorite relaxing music. Pat yourself dry and apply your favorite body butter. Give yourself a pedicure and manicure. Drink some of your favorite relaxi…