What is wellness, really?

You might have noticed that May is Mental Health Month.  Mental Health America chose this year’s theme, which is wellness.  I feel like wellness is a word we frequently use, but don’t frequently think about.  So, let’s stop and think about it.  What is wellness?  What does it mean to you?  What do you feel […]


The following is a definition from The Concise Oxford English Dictionary © 2008 Oxford University Press: tolerate. verb • 1 allow the existence or occurrence of (something that one dislikes or disagrees with) without interference. Why are we such spectators to the things that bother us? Are we afraid of being wrong or overreacting? Do […]


Hopefully many of you out there have a three day weekend in celebration of Labor Day. Labor day was first celebrated September 5th, 1882 in New York City. Labor day was meant to recognize the impact of the working class on American life. How often do you feel “celebrated” in your work life? According to […]