Ways to Relieve Back Pain

Medically Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler, MD on June 07, 2020 Sleep Better 1/14 When you have back pain, sleeping can be hard. It can be a vicious cycle because when you don’t get enough sleep, your back pain may feel worse. A poor sleep position can also aggravate back pain. Try lying on your side. Place a pillowContinue reading “Ways to Relieve Back Pain”

How to Develop and Practice Self-Regulation

Self-regulation is the ability to control one’s behavior, emotions, and thoughts in the pursuit of long-term goals. More specifically, emotional self-regulation refers to the ability to manage disruptive emotions and impulses—in other words, to think before acting. Self-regulation also involves the ability to rebound from disappointment and to act in a way consistent with yourContinue reading “How to Develop and Practice Self-Regulation”

Why Self Adoration is Vital to Wellness

By: Victoria Myers As the e-book launches tomorrow (!!!), I want to discuss why we intentionally chose for self adoration to be the first, and largest, pillar. Because I think that honestly surprises people. When we come to wellness, whether its to heal our bodies or just learn ways to feel our best on aContinue reading “Why Self Adoration is Vital to Wellness”

Wildlife and Climate Change

Catoctin Mountain Park, Rock Creek Park Climate change has produced a number of threats to wildlife throughout our parks. Rising temperatures lower many species survival rates due to changes that lead to less food, less successful reproduction, and interfering with the environment for native wildlife. These detrimental changes are already apparent in our National Capital AreaContinue reading “Wildlife and Climate Change”

Why self-awareness is the key skill for growth, health, and happiness

By Meredith Betz Do you want to be happier, have more influence, be a better decision-maker, and be a more effective leader? Self-awareness, then, is the most important muscle you need to develop. It’s what will keep you on target to be the best version of yourself and the best leader you can be. What isContinue reading “Why self-awareness is the key skill for growth, health, and happiness”

ReShonda Tate Billingsley

ReShonda has authored over 50 books and was involved in three anthologies. She writes both adult and teen fiction, as well as nonfiction. Several of her books have been optioned for movies. Two have been made into films, including her sophomore novel, Let the Church Say Amen, which was directed by actress Regina King and airedContinue reading “ReShonda Tate Billingsley”