If you like the cold and want to embrace winter, here are some of the best destinations:

For so long, there has been a stigma against men having emotions and how they process them. Just as women take time (at least they should) for self-care, men should too! It can help improve your mental health and relieve symptoms of depression and anxiety. Self-care is simply allocating time daily and weekly to pause everything else in your life...

Insurance providers, not doctors, are deciding where and what kind of procedures their patients can get. Insurance companies choose who can provide care to you, regardless of what is actually best for the patient. I have seen this in both my professional life as well as my personal life.

In my family, my grandparents host Thanksgiving and provide the main courses. We are all asked to bring a side or an appetizer to contribute. This year I was asked to bring an appetizer- specifically "some kind of dip." I saw the easiest recipe and I had to share. I will be making a spinach and artichoke bread bowl.

Since we recently had our first snowfall, I thought now would be a good time to talk about winter essentials. Every year I go shopping to get these items to help make it through the winter. Here are some of my favorite Amazon cozy winter essentials:



Hygge is a Danish word defined as a quality of coziness and comfortableness that creates feelings of contentment or well-being. It can be an atmosphere that feels warm and cozy and makes you feel at peace. It is pronounced "hue-gah" or "hoo-guh."

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it is the perfect time to recognize the things you are thankful for and learn how to be thankful. Here are some ways I like to do this:

There are many health benefits of including spices and herbs in your diet. In my last blog, How to Prepare Yourself for Winter, I explained that it is important to include these in your diet especially in the winter. Here are some of my favorites and their benefits:

Although many of us do not want to admit it, winter is coming. That means colder weather, snow, and long, dark days. Many people experience a seasonal depression during the winter, so here are some ways to prepare yourself for winter to help you try and avoid that seasonal depression:

Breakups are difficult for everyone involved. Not only is it hard being broken up with, it is hard breaking up with someone. Even making the decision whether or not to stay with someone is hard. Now, if you mix in a mental illness or even two, it makes it that much harder. You might feel guilty for breaking up with...