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Self-Care to Feel Better

The first step for any self-care practice is to acknowledge that it is not selfish and that it is so much more than an annual spa day. Daily self-care allows us to feel better: guilt-free and without breaking the bank. I love how the WHO defines self-care as “the ability of individuals, families and communities …

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Daily Mindfulness Techniques to Come Back to the Present Moment

Mindfulness is proven to reduce stress, can lower blood pressure, helps boost immunity, lets us sleep better, and it’s free! That’s at least five wins by my count so why isn’t everyone talking about using mindfulness to come back to the present moment? I think it’s because some people are afraid that it’s too spiritual, …

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Live in the Present Moment with Mindfulness

What is mindfulness? You’ve probably heard about it over the past few years but what does “mindfulness” and living in the present moment really mean? Mindfulness is all about paying attention and being present. The Mayo Clinic has a great explanation. Mindfulness is when “you focus on being intensely aware of what you’re sensing and …

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Affirmations for Growth

Think about that one thing you would love to change about yourself. It could be increasing your self-confidence, breaking a habit, or getting healthier physically. Whatever it is, believing you can change is the first step. This is where growth mindset affirmations (or affirmations for growth) can be a game-changer. Even better they can not …

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Yoga Creates Mental Flexibility

It’s no secret that practicing yoga increases the flexibility in our bodies, but another great freedom yoga gives us is that can increase the flexibility of our minds as well. Just as yoga helps our bodies move easier and in new ways, it helps our minds look at situations in new ways too and this …

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