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mindfulness, personal

Letter from future me

Dear current me, Hello, there. I know it seems that life is one wild place, where you don’t have much sense of control. There’s just so much pain and suffering around the world. You tell yourself it’s all part of the life cycle (birth, aging, sickness, death) and when someone you knew  ...

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mindfulness, self care

Invest in yourself

Some of you hardly ever do anything for yourself; some of you splurge a little too much (me? I go through phases). Today we dive into the topic of investing in yourself. When you invest in yourself, you put in time for your own growth. You say to your present and future self “hey,  ...

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Turning IDEAS into I DO’s

Ever feel like you have a million ideas going on and not enough actions? Do you find yourself with little inspiration? Well, this blog post is for you. Pick one goal, personal or professional, and just do something that gets you closer to achieving that goal. Start small and do it consistently.  ...

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Purposeful pause

Ever feel like you’re always on the go, from the moment you wake up till the moment you go back to bed? Ever stop to think that maybe you don’t need to rush all the time? You don’t need to be like the majority. Society and other people can mess with your mind sometimes if you  ...

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Loving kindness meditation

This is a great time to reassess your priorities. What is most important to you right now? Is it health, self-care, work, nutrition, just to name a few? Have you been spreading yourself too thin and often left feeling exhausted and uninspired? Maybe those around you are trying to avoid talking  ...

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mental health, mindfulness, self care

Transitions

Like me you may be going through a transition period in your life. In this time period you may be trying to say “no” to what no longer speaks to you or serves you. The thing is you may view it as way to clear out things to make room for more joy in your life. It can be a trying  ...

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Fixed vs. Growth Mindset

Today’s inspiration comes from my current reading of Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant’s Option B book. She mentioned psychologist Carol Dweck’s research on mindset. Mindset is defined as “beliefs—beliefs about yourself and your most basic qualities. Think about your  ...

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April Inspiration

Book: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho (I re-read this book and loved it. I usually don’t re-read books, so this says a lot about this book. Definitely in my Top 5.) Health: Mor Keaw (Dr. Green) Alternative Medicine; Dr. Mike Lara‘s Seminar on Medical Foods Community: Option  ...

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