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Tips on How to Handle Anxiety During this Pandemic

Tips on How to Handle Anxiety During this Pandemic In light of what’s going on worldwide right now, life can feel out of control and many of us could use a few simple strategies to cope with our rising anxiety. Watching the news, feeling the rising fear, seeing people hoarding necessities and the increasing worry we have for the health of our loved ones are all anxiety triggers, even for the most zen among us. Fear and anxiety are personal. Your anxiety may be rising for reasons totally different from…

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How to Get Negative Thoughts Out of Your Mind | Tips & Strategies

How to Get Negative Thoughts Out of Your Mind Tips to get your mind on your side The only way to live your best life and get closer to your fullest potential for joy, satisfaction and purpose is to get your mind on your side. We all seem to agree that fear and doubt stop us from living our best life. Fear of failing, feeling like a fool, confirming our self-doubts, exposing ourselves to emotional pain or repeating trauma… are common negative thoughts that prevent us from attempting to do…

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Breaks Increase Productivity | The Power of Resting the Body and Mind

Rest is the best kept secret to productivity and satisfaction We create so much work for ourselves, so much pressure to be busy and productive, it’s no wonder we don’t know how to rest, and we never feel satisfied with ourselves. We’ve developed an automatic subconscious layer of guilt surrounding breaks and idle time. The busier we are, the more productive we think we are. But is that true? At the end of a week when we haven’t had nearly enough rest, not only do we accomplish fewer impactful tasks…

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You deserve to live your life more fully

This is your life. How you experience it is up to you. You can choose to feel your life and be mindfully present or you can let the days slip by in a blur of busyness, overwhelm and scattered thoughts. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist, that’s all.” – Oscar Wilde, poet and playwright You can end the day feeling that you haven’t done “enough”, didn’t accomplish what you wanted to, didn’t truly enjoy any part of it, or worst of all, barely…

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Holistic Remedies for Sleep | Feel Your Best

Nearly all health practitioners agree that getting adequate quality sleep is critical to our general mental and physical wellness. But so many of us just can’t sleep. Either we don’t make our quality or quantity of sleep a priority, or regularly getting a good night’s sleep is a chronic struggle. How can we kick butt at living fully, feel our best, and being energized goal-getters if we are exhausted from a lack of sleep? Exactly! So…since it’s that time of year for my annual holistic health post and we are…

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Stop Feeling Guilty | Start Taking Care of Yourself

Stop feeling guilty and start taking care of yourself! We are indoctrinated to feel guilty when we take time for self-care. Pointing our attention to ourselves, can make us feel selfish and self-indulgent, even when it’s as brief as five minutes a day. We are socially trained to think and feel that taking time for ourselves – for the nourishment, care and growth of our mind, body and spirit – is selfish. Well, snap out of it, sister! It’s time to view self-care differently. After all, it is really just…

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