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Nighttime rituals for better sleep

Early bird gets the worm. Every single successful person I know, look up to or I’ve studied (and keep in mind that “success” can be defined in many ways and it doesn’t always involve work or career) have one thing in common: they’re early risers. If there’s one thing that had a big impact on me when changing my lifestyle into a more productive and healthy one, it’s taking control of my mornings. Mornings have fewer distractions and on most days,…

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Lifestyle self-growth Wellness

How to Make Habits Stick

Breaking a habit is pretty simple. But it’s not easy. Think about it; all you have to do is interrupt one pattern and replace it with another. Take the “bad” behavior habit and replace it with a good one. That’s it. That’s all you have to do. Then why is it so hard? Well, change isn’t easy. It’s something that often feels uncomfortable; it’s scary and uncertain- and our brain is designed to protect us from things that are uncertain. Your…

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Lifestyle Wellness

Currently can’t live without: Essential Oils

Call it my secret weapon (weapons?) for unwinding and relaxing. You saw me mention essential oils quite a lot over the last couple of months, but why do I love them so much? Well, try diffusing a lavender oil while also using a Calm app, and tell me who wouldn’t love them. There’s just something so soothing about meditating and diffusing your favorite oils. I’m a huge fan of aromatherapy and ever since I started using essential oils I find…

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Lifestyle Wellness

3 Things to do Slower

3 Things To Do Slower

I am turning 28 next month. Even as I type this I find it hard to believe. Not because I’m terrified of getting old, but because on the one hand, I feel like I’ve lived through at least three lifetimes, and on the other, it’s like “holy shit I’m almost 30, when did this happen??” I thought that I’d have everything figured by now. And I don’t. I’m not even close. And that’s okay. There are two days in a year that usually…

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Lifestyle Wellness

How to de-stress and unwind after a tough day

unwind after a tough day

I’ve been an old soul since I was a baby. Or so my mom says. My dad, who is the type of man who can fix pretty much anything, was running an auto repair shop when I was little. The shop was located right in our backyard. My mom always tells me these *fun* stories- which, by now are a bit played out and you know.. I listen to them because I love her, but at the same time it’s like, come…

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