DIY Wellness

  • Breathwork for Trauma: Overcoming Pre- and Post-Natural Disaster Anxiety

    Experiencing or expecting a natural disaster can have a profound impact on your health, and it’s important to address the effects of these events. Whether it’s fear of experiencing another situation or the aftermath of witnessing something scary, trauma can manifest itself in many ways. Anxiety,... View Post
  • Expert Tips for Overcoming Your Fear of Natural Disasters

    The thought of experiencing a natural disaster can be intimidating and stressful. While living through a natural disaster can be traumatizing. The truth is natural disasters are frightening. However, the reality is, natural disasters do happen, and an intense fear of them can lead to a lack of p... View Post
  • Why Are Habits Important? Habit Building, Types, and Benefits

    The start of a new year brings all this New Year’s resolution talk. Many people don’t realize that waiting until a new year to start or stop doing something has no logic involved and can lead to failure more often than not. This failure occurs because these resolutions are often built around pro... View Post
  • Rediscovering your Motivation

    There are those days, weeks and sometimes even months when we just don’t feel motivated. This is especially true for preparedness. Whether you feel like you are just going through the motions each day or you’ve been trying to find enthusiasm for preparedness, we are here to help you regain the en... View Post
  • The Introvert's Guide to Wellness

    Wellness is inseparable from a long life, but is it easily achieved if you are an introvert?

    When Dan Buettner set out to research the world’s longest living cultures, he quickly realized he and his co-workers were making a much more profound discovery. They began to uncover regions, which they later named Blue Zones. These geographic and demographic populations are areas in which the longest living members reach the age 100 ten times more than  the population in the US. Each Blue Zone contained several common lifestyle characteristics:

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  • How to Meditate, Right Now

    Meditation is a great stress reducer. You can meditate for a few minutes or even just thirty seconds. You don't need any tools other than yourself, and you can meditate anywhere!

    In times of stress, taking a moment to clear your head, control your anxiety and increase your self-awareness makes a huge difference. During a natural disaster, there can be a lot of uncertainties. One aspect of disaster preparation you can certainly count on before, during and after is stress-reducing mental exercise. 

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