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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, you’re worth it.” There’s no beating around the bush. It’s you vs. you. Investing in yourself may mean visiting a local library or museum, treating yourself with a nice meal for a  ...

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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 time, and you may find yourself feeling anxious and stressed out (give yourself more self-compassion during this time). You may find yourself relearning or unlearning things that are against what  ...

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self care, wellness

When everything feels like work

Let’s do a check-in. How are you really feeling lately? When your usual activities start to feel routine or feels like work, that’s a sign to really start paying attention. Are you giving yourself enough rest and play? Those two occupations are essential to a balanced lifestyle and cannot be neglected. I repeat, we need rest and play in addition to work. Now you may ask, “Where in the world do you find time for that?!” The good news is that you don’t have to be  ...

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mindfulness, self care

Feeling in control

In this fast-paced world it’s so easy to overbook yourselves, live life on the go and forget to enjoy the little things. It doesn’t have to be that way all the time. That could be so tiring. Just the thought of it can make you feeling exhausted. Have you thought about how your daily routine is? This week I’m reflecting more on my morning and evening routines and the fact that if I’m more intentional during those times, I’d feel more in control and less  ...

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