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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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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 to you. Yes, you, Grumpy Cat. What you put out the world you often get that back in return. It may be counter-intuitive for you, but hey, let’s try this exercise of spreading loving kindness to  ...

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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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Home

What is home to you? What makes it feel like home? Is it a physical place, a person, a thing, or a feeling? There are no right or wrong answers. Home can be on your yoga mat, in your rocking chair, in your bed, in music, just to name a few. Life is an unfolding process and home can be a constant force of calm or change depending on how you look at it. If you don’t feel at home right now, how can you create the home you want with your current situation? It may be easy to compare your  ...

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