New Hobbies to Consider After Retirement

After years of planning and imagining, you’ve finally retired. You may have spent time relaxing, traveling and enjoying family time, but if you find that you’re feeling bored and a bit out of touch, it may be time to explore a new hobby. Brittany Blue with...

Bird Watching Can Offer Calming Effect

Neighborhood walks and backyard lounging are the new normal as we isolate at home, and many people are finding that watching birds has a soothing effect and is helping them cope during this stressful time. Editor's note: We pause to acknowledge that not all people find...

A Guide to Aromatherapy

Different smells elicit visceral experiences, like the scent of fresh homemade cookies being intrinsically connected to a sense of home. So what if there were scents that could mitigate stress? Or even help reduce physical pain?  Well according to Habitude Spa lead Kailey Smith, those benefits...

How to Be Mindful Without Sitting Still

If your response to the frequent suggestion to download a meditation app is a swift and decisive no, you're definitely not alone. Many of us are in no mood to sit quietly. TalkSpace Therapist Cynthia Catchings said her clients often dismiss the idea of meditation, but...