Boys and Girls Clubs of Mason Valley


Life is ever changing. Just when we think we are on one path we do a hard right and completely change directions. It seems this has happened often in all our lives over the past five months! Speaking of change, it brings to mind a country song by my middle daughters’ favorite singer, Thomas Rhett

Happy Friday! I love that this blog comes to you on one of the most positive days of the week.  Yup! It is proven that, in general, individuals are much happier on Fridays because we are looking forward to the weekend. Think about our attitudes in general. I know for me I am always much more

Happy Friday. Hope you all are surviving the heat of July. This week we are discussing the benefits of art and music. Music and art both have very beneficial impacts on our mental health.  We can have a surge of improvement in our attitude with uplifting music and doing art projects. However, it can at times

Happy Friday! I hope that you have encountered a week full of blessings. This week I am discussing the topic of healing after loss. Loss can be defined in multiple ways and have a different impact on each of us.   The loss of a loved one. The loss of a sporting event The loss of

Happy July and happy Independence Day! I hope that this finds you all remarkably blessed. As we prepare to celebrate the independence of our nation, I encourage you to think about what freedom truly means to you. In comparison to other countries, our freedom is much greater.  Freedom means something a little different to each of

Happy Friday, happy Summer, and happy last week of June 2020!  Hope that you all had a splendid week last week. This week I have chosen to write about self-esteem. Self-esteem can look and feel different for many people. How it is addressed must be personalized to each person.    Webster’s online dictionary definition of self-esteem: a confidence and satisfaction in oneself, self-respect.  Self-esteem is how you see yourself first and then

Happy Friday. Another week has passed, and I hope that you have been able to attribute some of the past ideas that I have thrown out there. If this is your first time reading this series, then welcome and I hope that you enjoy it and find a little bit of inspiration. This week we

Hello to all! I hope that you are finding the information that I am providing helpful, at least in some small way. My hope is that I will help to foster some form of inspiration, desire, or drive to want to know more about self-care and the importance of it. I am continuing the topic

Happy June. Summer is just around the corner. School is out, let the fun begin! Of course, things are still different and changing, but trying to regain some normalcy is important for the health and wellbeing of ourselves and our family. I am continuing my discussion about self-care and the many avenues of it. This

Hi to all.  I am excited to be writing my very first ever blog post!  I am Kris Homan with Boys & Girls Clubs of Mason Valley and I serve as an emotional wellness Coach to all of our seven sites in the Lyon & Mineral County region. I hope that you all have had a good