Michelle Risser

I’m Michelle, and I help therapists and helping professionals overcome burnout with optimized self-care and diversified income streams so they can have bigger impact and more fun!

Category: Mindfulness

  • 3 Steps to Make Your Self-Care a Priority

    3 Steps to Make Your Self-Care a Priority

    I know as helping professionals, we talk about self-care all the time. But when it comes down to actually making it happen, that can be hard. So I’m going to be sharing 3 steps to making your self-care a priority.

  • The Most Important 4 Minutes of Your Day!

    The Most Important 4 Minutes of Your Day!

    These 4 minutes will help you get into the moment and be calm and centered, whatever your busy day brings! Transcript: Good morning, everybody. I thought I would just jump on here and do a quick breath meditation to help you get grounded and calm. Okay. So whether you are standing or walking or sitting, […]

  • The Pandemic Has Stolen Your Self-Care. It’s Time to Take it Back.

    The Pandemic Has Stolen Your Self-Care. It’s Time to Take it Back.

    The Covid 19 pandemic has taken us on a roller-coaster ride of survival, optimism, hope, grief, and loss. Our routine has gone out the window, especially self-care. It’s time to take it back!

  • Mindfulness to Go

    Mindfulness to Go

    Here are 30 of my favorite mindfulness strategies for lowering my stress level and helping me stay more present in the moment. Of all of the things I have tried, mindfulness helps me stay calm and centered more than anything else.  These suggestions are specifically meant to be used while you are going about your […]

  • Wanna Go to the Beach?

    Wanna Go to the Beach?

    I think we have all just about had it with the Covid-19 pandemic. Let’s get out of here, shall we?  OK, Coronavirus, you mean schoolyard bully, you win. You have taken a toll on all of us physically, mentally, and emotionally. For some, you’ve brought devastating grief and loss. For all of us, mega STRESS. […]

  • Take a 30-Second Self Care Break

    Keep reading for ways to take a quick and easy self care break to reset your mind and body. 

  • 8 Things You Can Do Today to Cultivate Joy

    8 Things You Can Do Today to Cultivate Joy

    If you are committed to growing mentally, emotionally and spiritually, you might be REALLY good at identifying what’s wrong. You notice your shortcomings, take responsibility for your part in any conflicts and are probably very sensitive to all of the suffering in the world. You are constantly looking for ways to improve and grow, and […]

  • 5 Ways for Busy Moms to Stay Positive (Even When the Wheels Come Off)

    5 Ways for Busy Moms to Stay Positive (Even When the Wheels Come Off)

    Sometimes life can feel like absolute insanity. We all have days when nothing goes right and everything feels hard. We want to throw our hands up, go back to bed, pull the covers up and forget it. But there are lunches to pack and buses to catch; life must go on! Read on to learn […]

  • Relax and Get Grounded Quickly: Feet, Seat, Shoulders, Breathe

    Relax and Get Grounded Quickly: Feet, Seat, Shoulders, Breathe

    Sometimes you need to relax your mind and body QUICKLY. Stress can take a toll on your emotions and your long term health, so it is good to have a few strategies that you can use anywhere, anytime to keep your baseline stress level low before it becomes chronic. 

  • A Calm Place Meditation to Lower Stress Quickly

    A Calm Place Meditation to Lower Stress Quickly

    Do you ever have days when you just feel STRESSED out, like you are at your breaking point? Most of us feel that way from time to time! You may notice tension in your neck, clenched jaw, racing heart rate or sweaty palms. You feel this way because your adrenal glands are pumping you full […]