A Weekly Column on Being Human by Wellness Specialist Elizabeth Clayton
It's been a long time coming but we're making progress in making room for all genders and sexual identities.
Mind and body...it's all of a piece like the weave of cloth. So why are we so much more ashamed of our mind when trouble crops up?
If you're lost, we're all a little lost and it's alright.
Kirsty Pratley is an infection preventionist from Northern Light Mayo Hospital who agreed to be one of the employees who shared their pandemic challenge in One Step Closer...
“What is wrong with me?”
It’s a familiar enough question – it’s typically how we think of ourselves and others when something is off.
I heard resilience described the other day as a coat hanger. Or rather, we are the coat hanger who gets bent out of shape...
A psychiatrist once told to me that people tend to look for help with their mental health in three places – first Prozac, then therapy and finally God. (I would add exercise to that holy trinity.)
Making a solid goal – one that you stand a chance of fulfilling – requires knowing exactly who you are dealing with. Who is this person that’s going to exercise and meditate every day?
A lot gets said about joy. Being the wellness person that I am, I have really doubled down on trying to figure it out over the years.
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