Merritt Clubs Blog


Adjust Your Mindset

Posted by Lindsay Silbert

Apr 3, 2020

“Watch your thoughts, they become Words. Watch your words, they become Actions. Watch your actions, they become Habits. Watch your habits, for they become your Character. Watch your character, for it becomes your Destiny.” -the Upanishads

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Topics: coping with stress, mental health, depression

Don't Get Scrooged for the Holidays

Posted by Lori O'Donnell

Dec 12, 2018

This is the joyful season, that time of year when we’re supposed to be happy, giving, and thankful. But hosting guests or traveling and being a guest in someone’s home for any length of time can cause the opposite reaction. If you’re hosting, getting the house ready, maintaining it in guest-ready condition for the duration of the visit, preparing holiday (and other) meals, and keeping the guests entertained can all be stress and anxiety inducing. If you’re traveling, you may be eating unfamiliar foods, sleeping in uncomfortable beds, and keeping irregular hours. Before your eye starts twitching uncontrollably, take a look at these tips for surviving your role as either a host or guest.

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Topics: holiday tips, coping with stress

De-clutter Your Mind

Posted by Leslie Warren

Jul 25, 2018

Make you and your mental health a priority this month. It’s not selfish, it’s necessary. Focus on cutting out clutter in your life and things that cause you anxiety. We all deal with problems every day that cause us to be anxious and worry or get upset. It’s time to learn about what causes that anxiety and how to get rid of the unnecessary anxiety-drivers. Learn to let go of some of that anxiety and how to deal with everyday stressors so you can keep your mind clear and happy.

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Topics: coping with stress

Stop Stressing

Posted by Leslie Warren

Mar 28, 2018

Time to put a little balance back in your life. April is Stress Awareness Month and we are focusing on helping you relieve some stress through yoga, meditation, acupuncture and massage. Stress is based in your mind but can affect your body greatly. Through exercise, you can help release some of that stress by creating a physical outlet for it, which will benefit both your mind and body.

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Topics: stress relief, coping with stress, Stress