5 Self-Care Holiday Gifts

5 Self-Care Holiday Gifts

The holidays can be wonderful and connected, but also busy and stressful. It’s important to pause and take time to care for ourselves during the intensity of this time. A great way to encourage others to slow down , maintain their sanity, and pamper themselves is through thoughtful gifts that promote reflection and healthful living. I’ve put together a list of 5, simple self-care gifts for anyone on your list. Happy holidays!

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Summer 2018 Journal Prompts

Summer 2018 Journal Prompts

Summer is such a beautiful time for reflection. It’s warmth can make us feel alive and optimistic. This season is full of flowers blooming, picnics, pool days, and fresh fruit. Use this beautiful time to start a journaling practice, if you don’t already have one. If you do already have one, use these questions to keep it going. Find a quiet place in your house, on a hike, in a park, or wherever you feel connected to yourself. Pick up that pen, and use these questions to start writing!

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2018 Nourishment Plan

2018 Nourishment Plan

Who doesn't have the resolution to drink less, give up sugar, eat more veggies, and overall live more healthfully when the new year rolls around. I am not immune to this fever, and after the holidays I was feeling really committed to starting the year off well, which I overall have. When I started thinking about what I want to put in my body this year, instead of approaching it from the point of view of restriction or "should," I am noticing the things that actually make my body feel good, and avoiding the things that don't. I'm sharing my plan for the year here with you.

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5 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

5 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

Whether you are working long hours behind a desk all day, busy as a mom or as a spouse, or simply dealing with whatever else life throws your way, it can be really challenging to find time in your schedule, especially daily, to foster your creative self. Creativity can come in so many forms, but at the core of it is just doing something that uses your imagination and stimulates you. If you have been itching to get started on a creative project or are just in a creative slump, try these 5 simple tips to boost your creativity.

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Adding More Silence

Adding More Silence

In a busy world, driven by technology, it's hard to find a lot of actual silence. From calendar alerts, to text messages, to Netflix, to ambulances, we live in a noisy world. I am consciously adding more silence in my life, and finding that it lets me think more clearly. Is there a time or a place where you can have nothing but silence, even just for a few minutes?

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Add Morning Pages to Your Daily Routine

Add Morning Pages to Your Daily Routine

Have you heard of morning pages? It's simply spending some time first thing in the morning to do some stream of consciousness journaling. It is a wonderful ritual to enhance your creative flow and increase your clarity of thought. Here are my tips for integrating this practice into your life. 

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