Tag archives: well being

VNA Health
By Steven Libowitz   |   October 31, 2023

November is special for many in the home healthcare field as the month is recognized as National Home Care Month, National Hospice & Palliative Care Month, and National Family Caregiver Month. But there’s an extra emphasis for Santa Barbara’s Visiting Nurse Association (VNA), which celebrates its 115th anniversary of caring for the community.  Founded as […]

The Benefits of Daily Self-Reflection for Your Well-Being
By Rebecca Capps   |   June 20, 2023

In our fast-paced world, it is easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of daily life, which can leave us feeling disconnected from our true selves and inner voice. Self-reflection is a practice that can help us slow down, turn inward, and gain insight into our thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Self-reflection is […]

Freedom From Emotional Eating
By Rebecca Capps   |   November 22, 2022

With the holiday season on the way, stresses can run high and food can be both plentiful and comforting – often leading to emotional eating as a response. Emotional eating can induce a lot of shame and become a chronic experience if it goes unaddressed. While nearly everyone has experienced emotional eating at one point, […]

No Skeletons, Just Angels in VNA Health’s Loan Closet
By Steven Libowitz   |   October 25, 2022

As five-year-old Sky finished a run down from the top of Mammoth Mountain on a recent December morning, an adult snowboarder unexpectedly crashed into him leaving the youngster unable to stand. An X-ray at the local Emergency Room indicated that he had a spiral fracture in his tibia and would need a cast to immobilize […]

Get Off the Couch!
By Michelle Ebbin   |   April 2, 2020

Hello, my social distancing, hand washing friends out there! How are you coping amidst all this mayhem? Does anyone even know what day it is? As the apocalyptic pandemic of COVID-19 intensifies and our collective anxiety increases exponentially each day we remain under quarantine, I think it’s remarkable that any of us can peel ourselves […]