I know it seems like I have a vendetta against social media! I promise I don’t. I just know for a fact that most of us have an addiction to at least one social media app. Mine is Pinterest and YouTube, lately (since deleting Instagram earlier in the year). It’s this need to be constantly… Continue reading Things to do instead of being on social media (during those times when being on social media feels like a good idea)
Today I'm ranting about how overwhelm and exhaustion are a given in our society right now. How unhealthy and yet easy it is to feel stressed and tired from the amount of information we are exposed to and the number of things we're expected to do in order to be worthy. Nah thanks! Click to… Continue reading Ranting About Overwhelm and Societal Exhaustion
Plant a flowerbedBuy fresh flowers for your homeDo a rejuvenating yoga flowA fresh coat of paint in your homeGo for a mindful spring walkRead a feel-good bookJournal on how you felt in WinterMeet up with people who make you feel good (safely!)Journal on your intentions and theme going into Spring and SummerRead a new genre… Continue reading 15 Things to Do to Embrace the Spring Season
In today's podcast episode, I'm talking passionately about our self-worth and self-esteem and how these are affected by how much power we give to external things. We mindlessly give away energy, power, thoughts, feelings, and time to things that don't deserve it. We rely too heavily on external things, when we need more self-trust above… Continue reading Stop Giving Away Your Power (podcast)
Memento Mori = "Remember you must die..." This podcast episode was quickly recorded the day Chadwick Boseman passed away. May he rest in eternal peace. Today we are reflecting on our mortality and the shortness and fragility of life; not so that we become depressed from that reality, but so that we can refocus on… Continue reading Memento Mori: Meditating on Death
here are 20 things that from adopting them in your life, you will feel a deeper sense of peace, happiness, and joy.
This list started off as 50, then 75, then 100! I'm sorry, I just love lists so much!It can be so easy to slip into complaining or worrying about things not being the way we want them to be. But every day, there are hundreds of little blessings being sent our way which we are… Continue reading 100 Little Things to Be Happy About
We’re all different with different needs and different ways of going after things that are important to us. But for many of us, taking care of ourselves is something we want (hopefully that’s all of us!) but we don’t take it seriously enough. First things first I'm writing this as a 25-year-old, diagnosed with social… Continue reading How to Take Taking Care of Yourself Seriously
Want to open your mind and heart to see and feel and experience more in life? Here's how to open your mind and go further...
Calm is something we all need to cultivate in our stressful adult lives. However, we're not limited to the obvious, more mainstream methods of therapeutic activity or meditative practices: yoga, meditation, journaling, reading, walking, etc. Here is a list of activities that are very calming because they are gentle or because they take keen concentration… Continue reading 15 Therapeutic and Meditative Activities for Calmness