Finding Comfort in Creative Projects

With both winter weather and new pandemic restrictions limiting our movements outside the home, indoor activities must take over. Prolonged separation from friends, work colleagues, and extended family can create stress and anxiety that needs somewhere to go, however. Exercise is a necessary stress reliever,...

Light Therapy for the Winter Blues

We don’t have to state the obvious and tell you that it’s dark in the Pacific Northwest much of the winter. If the lack of sunshine has you feeling blue, you might benefit from light therapy. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which is common in northern latitudes....

Enjoy Thanksgiving Together-ish

Thanksgiving is coming and the celebration is likely to be anything but traditional this year. Maybe that's OK with you because in a divisive year, the last thing you want is to dance around sensitive topics with your extended family. “Having an excuse to keep two...