Mental & physical wellness

Daily Journaling

Let me start by saying that journaling is beneficial to all! It's not specific to any gender, race, or age group. If you can read and write then you should honestly be expressing and/or documenting your feelings on a daily basis. And when I say journaling I don't necessarily mean writing a full detailed passage… Continue reading Daily Journaling

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Physical Wellness: 3 Daily Stretches

"We all have to start somewhere" is my go-to advice when encouraging somewhere to start a less than ideal new hobby/task. And while going to the gym or even working out at all may not be a priority to all of us, it is necessary in order to stay healthy. Most of the people I… Continue reading Physical Wellness: 3 Daily Stretches

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Mental Wellness: Utilizing Technology to Improve Your Daily Life

Since we seem to be sooo addicted to technology anyway why not take advantage of the few benefits that it provides to these chaotic journeys we call lives. We use our phones for several tasks such as checking emails, making important phone calls, taking photos, and the most common use these days...scrolling/posting/stalking/ aka "wasting hella… Continue reading Mental Wellness: Utilizing Technology to Improve Your Daily Life

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Checking In w/ Yourself

How are my favorite readers doing? 😌 I hope you’re doing well and enjoying life. Before we get into our mental health segment I wanna clear the air really quick and ask that you all forgive my short absence. If you know me personally or follow me on social media then you know I have… Continue reading Checking In w/ Yourself

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How Essential Oils Help to Relieve Stress, Improve Memorization Skills, & Etc.

Smells are important, they help us process memories, warn us of danger, and most importantly affect our emotions, among many other things. You know how certain smells make you feel all warm & fuzzy inside? Like fresh baked sweets, or a familiar scent from grandmas house! Yes! I'm talking about those smells that bring you… Continue reading How Essential Oils Help to Relieve Stress, Improve Memorization Skills, & Etc.

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3 More Beginner Yoga Poses & Their Benefits

When I bring up yoga to those who don't practice it I generally get the same reactions, "Oh, I could never do that", "I'm not flexible enough", "It seems too hard" or something along the negative route. I get it, yoga can be intimidating but only at first. You'll get better over time, just as… Continue reading 3 More Beginner Yoga Poses & Their Benefits

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Befriending Failure

So many of us are afraid of failure, so much so that we come up with the most ridiculous excuses as to why we can't or won't do whatever it is that we "claim" we want to do. "Oh, it doesn't feel like the right time; I don't have enough money; I'm already too stressed… Continue reading Befriending Failure

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The Importance of Discipline: How to Build Your Mental Strength

Talk is cheap, so cheap that it's actually free. Anyone can say anything, but who are they trying to convince? Everyone else or themselves? You see it's the action that captures the attention of not only your own consciousness but of others as well. It's okay to voice your goals and aspirations but if you're… Continue reading The Importance of Discipline: How to Build Your Mental Strength

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Improving Your Flexibility & Balance

Life is all about flexibility and balance, both literally and physically. Without balance you will notice that your life can quickly become uncomfortable, frustrating and can even be deemed undesirable. And without mastering the skill of flexibility you can kiss progression goodbye, these days you have to be comfortable with "stretching" yourself, that is if… Continue reading Improving Your Flexibility & Balance

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Manifestation: The Breakdown

“Speak it into existence” ok & then what just wait for a miracle to happen? I think too many of us take sayings/prayers/whatever it is that you do entirely too literal. It’s wonderful to pray, to speak positivity and encouraging things into the universe to keep you motivated or in good spirits. However, you still… Continue reading Manifestation: The Breakdown

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Mantra Meditation Continued…

So you've found your mantra (read part 1 if you haven't already, simply type "mantra meditation" in the search bar, located in the footer of the website) or so you've thought but still can't seem to remain focused during your practice. At this point, you may be feeling discouraged, confused or maybe even frustrated and… Continue reading Mantra Meditation Continued…

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Is the weather affecting your mood?

No matter where you are in the world right now I'm sure any and everyone will be able to relate to this post. When it's warm and sunny your mood is all smiles and excitement, when it's pouring down raining your mood is "ehhh...do I really have to go?", when it's cold and breezy you… Continue reading Is the weather affecting your mood?

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Putting Your Insomnia To Bed With Passion Flower Tea

We all have those nights where we just can't fall asleep no matter what or how hard we try. Happens to the best of us and it's completely normal from time to time, however when it starts to become a constant thing is when you should become concerned. Insomnia is caused by stress, depression, anxiety,… Continue reading Putting Your Insomnia To Bed With Passion Flower Tea

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Why is it so easy to neglect exercising the mental? *rolls eyes*

Warning: This is more of a rant...please feel free to comment your thoughts though! Ughhh...I just don't get it! Why did we ever stop exercising our minds? Why did we stop buying books? Why did we stop having conversations of substance? When, why and how did we become so addicted to technology? Why are we… Continue reading Why is it so easy to neglect exercising the mental? *rolls eyes*

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4 Beginner Yoga Poses and Their Benefits

The practice of yoga has many benefits such as elevating mental, physical, and spiritual strengths. A consistent practice of yoga can increase focus and discipline skills, bring you inner peace, enhance flexibility, balance, and overall health. To some yoga may seem intimidating but I believe that's because people think that they have to be already… Continue reading 4 Beginner Yoga Poses and Their Benefits

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Mantra Meditation

Meditation can take a while to master, simply because your mind naturally wanders, especially when you’re first beginning the practice. From experience mantras have helped me remain focused during meditation and also give me a better overall feeling afterwards. And what’s a mantra you ask? Well a mantra is a phrase or word that is… Continue reading Mantra Meditation

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Utilizing yoga & meditation to ensure mental & physical wellness

We all are dealing with personal things on top of long, busy days filled with the stresses & pressures of the world.  Often neglecting our mental and physical needs. Commonly ignoring the importance of exercising our muscles and often over-working our brains. Most people use the excuse of not having enough time but what if… Continue reading Utilizing yoga & meditation to ensure mental & physical wellness