Motherhood & The Madness Of Multitasking In The Time Of COVID

anxiety, COVID, depression, healthy living, mental health, mindful living, mindfulness, mom support, moms, stress, stress management

By: Samantha Ruda, Mental Health Counselor https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/samantha-ruda-wauconda-il/775502 Around noon on Monday August 24th 2020, my Fitbit kindly informed me that I had taken 10,000 steps without even leaving my property!  Now, you may be wondering what crazy at-home core dance booty-busting workout program I had done that morning that had led to such an achievement, […]

How to Live Mindfully in a Global Pandemic

anxiety, depression, healthy living, mental health, mindfulness, stress management

How are you doing mentally, physically, emotionally, socially, spiritually, personally & professionally navigating though these unprecedented challenging times?  In the blink of an eye, life as we know it has changed dramatically the past few weeks as a global virus has required us to adjust our lives in so many different ways.  From constant hand […]

How We Process Sadness

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A basic tenet of Mindfulness is that we can become aware of and respond to intense emotion in different ways.  The way in which we attend to our thoughts & feelings when experiencing a life event shapes our reality – it is not what happens to us that makes us who we are, but rather […]

Mindfulness & Yoga

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At Foundations Counseling we believe in the power of #mindfulness! Mindfulness involves focusing on the present moment without judgement, which in turn can lead to healthier, more robust living via reduced stress, improved focus / clarity & strengthened relationships.  Toward that end, yoga can be a great way to foster more mindful awareness through concentration on […]