Keep reading for 5 phone apps to develop mindfulness, build emotional awareness, and promote mental health!
The power of a smile
In some seasons of life, smiling comes as easy as breathing – we smile at passersby on the street, we smile when our pets do something precious, we smile when we smell a flower, we smile when our team wins a game. In other seasons, we may feel less joyous. It may take effort to smile, even at things you truly appreciate. It may even feel like there isn’t much (if anything at all) to smile about. These ebbs and flows are a natural part of life. Keep reading to learn about a skill that can help you return to those moments of joy and positivity so that peace and gratitude can flourish in your life.
Summertime and Community
An intentional approach to summertime can help you meet your self-care needs and also nurture relationships throughout the season. Check out our blog for some fun resources and activities happening in the Portland and Gresham areas this summer!
As Pride Month begins, we hope you find many ways to celebrate and be celebrated; to create and nourish affirming spaces for yourself and others; to remember your worth and your value. Happy Pride Month!
Mental Health 101: Self-care
Many of you have probably heard the term, but what exactly is self-care? And why might it be important?