What Learning CPR Taught Me About Resilience and Positivity

What Learning CPR Taught Me About Resilience and Positivity

CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is a technique used to save someone’s life. It can be used in situations like heart attacks, near drowning, or when someone’s heart has stopped. Since I’ve worked in social wellness and health care fields, providing medical care for people, I am CPR certified. During the CPR course, I realized that the saying “keep your chin up and just breathe” contains life-saving truth!

How Meditation Can Support Your Healing Process

How Meditation Can Support Your Healing Process

There was a time I was taking medications--for anxiety, depression, PTSD, rheumatoid arthritis, and what became severe digestive issues--including steroids, cortisone shots, and a pill that was recalled for causing heart attacks. I experienced horrifying side effects from anti-anxiety and anti-depressant prescriptions. While I appreciated the temporary relief, I was ready for a permanent change.