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What is Self-care and Why is it Important?

What is Self-care and Why is it Important?

I remember driving to work during a cloudy and grey morning. I was listening to a podcast and trying to prepare myself for another workday. As I continued to drive, I began to notice tiny raindrops appearing on my windshield. Suddenly, out of nowhere, rain was pouring...
Thoughts, Emotions and Well-being

Thoughts, Emotions and Well-being

There is more room out than in. This is something I have come to believe when it comes to dealing with my thoughts and emotions. As a person who has a tendency to live in my head quite a bit, and who has experienced the negative effects of suppressing emotions, I have...
Quarantine Fun & Resources: COVID-19

Quarantine Fun & Resources: COVID-19

Quarantine Fun & Resources: COVID-19 In light of the COVID-19 quarantine, many organizations are offering special services to help people stay well and connected to the outside world. One of our therapists here at Optimum Joy thought it would be a great idea to...