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7 Self-Care Rituals for Stressful Days

7 Self-Care Rituals for Stressful Days

As your life becomes more stressful and busy, decompressing, de-stressing and relaxing can also become a bit more challenging. When dealing with that kind of stress, taking a nap isn’t always enough. To me, at least, relaxing that actually brings in ease and calmness was something I had to learn. My self-care rituals for stressful days don’t always involve simple things like taking a bath or curling up with a book. When I experience high levels of stress, my mind…

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10 Ways to Unwind After a Bad Day

Wouldn’t it be amazing if keeping your vibes high and positive was always easy? The truth is, sometimes even something really small can ruin your day. Like someone else making a stupid comment, something not going the way you hoped. A lot of those things might seem insignificant… but they’re just enough to throw off your positive vibes. So… how do you deal with it? How do you de-stress, unwind after a bad day, and turn a bad day into…

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How to Find More Calm in Life

HOW TO FIND MORE CALM IN LIFE

How often do you allow things, situations or people “get” to you? I had one of the most frustrating phonecalls a few days ago and ALMOST allowed it to ruin my entire day. You know, in the recent months, I’ve probably seen more doctors than I have in my lifetime. Some I liked, some I loved, and others not so much… There was one, whom from the moment he entered the room, I knew I didn’t like. A bad vibe,…

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How to Quiet Your Mind and Regain Balance

Okay… so I secretly despise the word “balance.” I mean, what does that even mean, to have “balance” in your life? It’s one of those buzzwords that we love to throw around, pretending we all have (or want to have) our shit together, 24/7. No. We (well… at least, most of us) don’t have our shit together, all the time. Things go wrong, we get angry, frustrated, overwhelmed, lost, things come up… and we often just feel this need to…

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How to Protect Your Energy

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“I feel like I’m an emotional sponge.” My friend just finished telling me about how her daily lunch break at work has turned into her being forced to listen to hour-long rants from one of her co-workers who is going through a bitter divorce. Yup. I can relate. To being an emotional sponge, that is. If I talk to someone close and listen to their problems, struggles, or issues, it’s almost a guarantee that I will have trouble falling asleep…

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