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Making Gratitude a Daily Practice

You know what they say – three weeks to make a habit! And what better habit than to cultivate gratitude each day. Developing a gratitude practice has helped me cope with my mental health, chronic illnesses, and other major struggles I’ve had throughout my life. Why it matters Consciously reflecting on what I am grateful…

5 Gifts Chronic Illness Has Given Me

It can be hard to find gratitude when you get thrown curve balls that knock you off your feet. It can be hard to find light when you’re facing your darkest hours. But then there comes a glimmer of hope, an unexpected delight, and a renewed appreciation for all life has to offer. Navigating chronic…

10 Ways to Get Out of Your Head

We all get in our heads in one way or another – you know, that little voice that whispers in our ear that can say a lot of mean things like… You’re not good enough. No one likes you. You’ll never get anywhere. Please don’t believe that voice. It can start from the comparison game,…

Mindful Media Pt 3: Positively Filling Your Time

Whether it’s social media, books, or tv, media is something we consume when we are bored. In Mindful Media part three, I share some sources of media that can positively fill your time!   News Not only do we look at different types of media for entertainment but also for information.  It’s hard to keep…

Mindful Media Pt 2: Accounts to Follow

In Mindful Media Pt 1, I shared all my favorite tips to curb your phone usage (who else has been loving Apple’s latest update?!), but there are so many awesome ways to use your phone, like getting loads of inspiration.  In this installment of Mindful Media, I am excited to share with you my favorite…

Mindful Media Pt 1: Phone Usage

I’m so excited for this three-part series because bringing more mindfulness into how I approach the screens and (social) media is something I have been working on for a while.  I’ve compiled by best tips & tricks to cover screen usage, sources of inspiration, and utilizing other medias.  Enjoy part one!   Our phones –…

Gratitude Practice

Learning to complain less and appreciate more. Something I have learned as I’ve gotten older is to seek a life of contentment instead of just happiness.  Happiness can be fleeting – it is a temporary feeling, but being content is a sense of being.  You can be content even when you’re not overly happy.  One…

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