Work, relationships, finances…pick your poison. We’re all stressed out. And we all know the harmful effects of stress on the body -- hair falling out, weight fluctuations, sickness -- things that inevitably stress us out even more! Taking steps to relax the body and mind is an absolutely necessary move towards healthier living. Here is your ultimate stress-relief guide: 1) … [Read more...] about Your Ultimate Stress-Relief Guide
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Sunset in Idaho Today I am sharing with you two tips that don’t have a whole lot to do with one another except for the fact that I consider meditation and financial freedom to both contribute to a healthy lifestyle. With that great introduction out of the way we will move right into the tips :) Meditation: Deeper Relaxation When meditating consider … [Read more...] about 2 Tips to Get More Bang for Your Buck
There is something so special about a sunny spring day! Glorious green color begins to pop up all around us. Plants are pushing through the earth, spring flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and a fresh sense of renewal lingers in the air. It’s a truly magnificent feeling. Although it is later than usual this year, Easter is right around the corner and chocolate has been … [Read more...] about Double Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies [Dairy, Soy, Egg & Gluten-Free]
Now that we know how important being the observer and living in the present moment is, let’s try a visualisation technique that will help you accomplish both. Let’s say you’re stressed out. You’re feeling some anxiety or that you might react in a way that is not in line with your heart in a stressful situation. What can you do to reboot? 3 Steps to Relieve Anxiety and Return to … [Read more...] about 3 Steps to Relieve Anxiety and Return to The Now
While out for a run today, I was reminded of all the times I tell my kids to turn off their electronics and just appreciate what is around them. Well, it took me over 3 frustrated miles of my run to truly learn that lesson. I woke this morning to find that the humidity that has blanketed the Midwest this summer had finally lifted, the sun was shining and I was excited to go for … [Read more...] about Disconnect From Distractions And Try Running Unplugged!