The Mindful Box: Subscription Box Review #12

Disclaimer: I was kindly gifted this box by Mindful Souls in exchange for an honest review of their product. All opinions expressed in this review are mine alone. Mindful Souls is a website devoted to help people begin or enhance their spiritual practice, as well as to gain a sense of spiritual peace and fulfillment. … Continue reading The Mindful Box: Subscription Box Review #12

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Loti Wellness Box: Subscription Box Review #11

Disclaimer: I was kindly gifted this box by Loti Wellness in exchange for an honest review of their product. All opinions expressed in this review are mine alone. Loti Wellness is a monthly self-care subscription box, devoted to helping subscribers increase their overall wellness and reduce stress and anxiety, with self-care tools backed by research-based … Continue reading Loti Wellness Box: Subscription Box Review #11

The Prioritizing Self-care, Health, and Wellbeing Challenge – Week Two: Self-Care Tools

Week two: This week my challenge was to prioritize my self-care, health, and wellbeing using at least three self-care tools each day. What does self-care mean to you? To me, self-care means making time to take care of myself. For a little bit of time, whether it is an hour a day or five minutes … Continue reading The Prioritizing Self-care, Health, and Wellbeing Challenge – Week Two: Self-Care Tools

Tips for Taking Care of Your Family During Cold and Flu Season

Cold and Flu season has hit hard in the area where we live. Our local walk-in clinic has been treating record numbers of patients. Schools in the region have canceled classes in order to stop the spread of illnesses between students and staff, disinfect classrooms, and to give those who are ill time to recover … Continue reading Tips for Taking Care of Your Family During Cold and Flu Season

The Prioritizing Self-care, Health, and Wellbeing Challenge – Week One: Meditation

Week One: Meditation Challenge Incorporate at least 30 minutes of meditation into my day, every day Why did I choose meditation? I chose meditation as my first challenge because I wanted to begin a practice and turn it into a life long habit. Meditation requires no money, no special space, it can be done alone, … Continue reading The Prioritizing Self-care, Health, and Wellbeing Challenge – Week One: Meditation

New Series: The Prioritizing Self-care, Health, and Wellbeing Challenge

One of my personal resolutions and goals for this year is to spend more time on my own wellbeing, health, and self-care. This is an area of my life that I tend to put on the back burner most of the time in order to take care of other things. Unfortunately, my stress, anxiety, and … Continue reading New Series: The Prioritizing Self-care, Health, and Wellbeing Challenge

9 Habits for Better Looking Skin

I hit puberty when I was at the end of second grade, so I started getting pimples and greasy hair super early before most of my classmates did. I bemoaned my spotty face for so many years. Through my adult life I have still dealt with acne but until recently I never really took any … Continue reading 9 Habits for Better Looking Skin

Aila Matcha Energy: Subscription Review #4

Disclaimer: I kindly received samples of Aila products in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed below are my own. I am a coffee addict. My bio says so, my husband would probably say so, my coworkers would probably say so, and Starbucks would probably say so. It didn't use to be this way … Continue reading Aila Matcha Energy: Subscription Review #4

The Ebb and Flow of the Ever-present Mom Guilt

Wednesday night after work I drove to my boss' home and spent time talking, eating snacks, and drinking wine with my two friends and my boss and her husband. We sat in the basement by the fireplace, the room lit by the beautiful Christmas tree and various Christmas decorations and candles around the room. There … Continue reading The Ebb and Flow of the Ever-present Mom Guilt

Feeling Like You’re Drowning

I always try to look on the positive side. I don't enjoy being around pessimistic people who are always complaining or finding something wrong with everything. Then, unexpectedly, a wave of depression will wash over me and I will start drifting in thoughts... I feel like an imposter and will never amount to anything. If … Continue reading Feeling Like You’re Drowning