I took a 21-day meditation challenge in January. And as it sounds, I meditated for 21 days, up to 45 minutes or an hour at a time. This challenge made me realize the true value of mental health breaks. But let’s get real about the downside. The time commitment was oh so overwhelming. The transforming power of mental health breaks Mental health breaks can be life transforming. It’s so easy to … [Read more...] about 10 Mental Health Breaks In Under 10 Minutes
This is the time of year we are likely to set resolutions. And why do we do it? Likely because we are hoping for some sense of control during the new year. Like, I made mistakes last year, but this year i’m doing it right. And all this boils down to dealing with uncertainty. Personally, I HATE uncertainty. Seriously. I wish I could live my life with everything tied up in a little bow of … [Read more...] about 5 Ways I’m Trying To Embrace Uncertainty
There are all sorts of things to stress out about. Some of these are big issues like unexpected loss or big career struggles. But many of these are pretty minor. I'm talking about things like a parking ticket, someone cutting you off in traffic, or even experiencing unrequited love. It's so easy to obsess over these things. Trust me, I've been there - a lot! So today I want to talk about a few … [Read more...] about How to Not Obsess Over Your Failures
If you are like most people, you probably find it hard to put down your phone. And let's get real. The problem can be one that borders on addiction. But if you want to live a fuller and healthier and even happier life, reducing your phone time may yield some big benefits Because doing so can make you feel healthier, happier, and more energetic. Even if it's painful at first. If you're living … [Read more...] about 4 Amazing Reasons To Put Down Your Phone!
Physical health is really important. Eating healthy goes a long way. But you know what's equally vital to your health equation? Your emotions and your mental health. You won't be truly healthy unless you give your mental health the same attention as your physical. And eating kale only takes you part of the way. Your emotions affect hormonal balance in your body, your blood sugar levels. and … [Read more...] about The Toxic Consequences of Overlooking Your Emotions
Please note: This post contains affiliate links. You’re starting to think of everyone on your list. But there’s a name you forgot on there. You! Why wait until New Years to make your health and wellness a priority? Why not start now by adding yourself to your gift giving list? We women tend to feel guilty when we think of ourselves. It feels selfish. But it really shouldn't. Because, when … [Read more...] about Give Yourself These Gifts of Health This Holiday Season
Is anyone else feeling the pressure? The days are literally getting shorter and time feels more precious than ever. And sometimes there just isn’t the time to stop and breathe. And while we’re taking care of everyone else on our list, what about ourselves? I can’t stress enough (no pun intended) how important it is to take some time every day to create a personal sense of calm. And essential … [Read more...] about Essential Oils To Help You Stay Calm