Coping with Autumn Anxiety


“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.” — Emily Bronte

Autumn is transform summer to winter: when nighttime arrives earlier, days become shorter, and temperatures become cooler. “Autumn,” a Latin word, first appeared in English in the late 14th century, and over took “harvest.” In the 17th century, “fall” came into use, almost certainly as a poetic complement to “spring,” according to “Folk Taxonomies in Early English” (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2003) by Earl R. Anderson.

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Self Care: Facials Part 1


“Love yourself first, and everything else falls in line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. ” – Lucille Ball

Benefits of Home Facial for Your Skin and Soul

After my recent blog post about relaxation tips for stress, I decided to begin a series about how self-care benefits your body, mind and soul. Because of our busy lives, other things can push our personal needs to the bottom of our “to do” list.  Self care rituals involve all areas: body, mind and spirit, and are extremely important for everyone. Women, who are much more prone to anxiety and depression, should put importance on their self-care. Once you make self-care a habit, you will begin to feel good and improve physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Taking care of yourself, both physically and mentally, can really improve your daily life, your self-esteem, and your overall well-being.

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