• Looking to avoid the holiday blues? Here are 5 self care tips to help you avoid the holiday blues.

    How to Avoid the Holiday Blues Using Self Care

    Want to avoid the holiday blues? Regardless of what you call the after-holidays-letdown, it can be a crummy way to cap off the holidays. The good news is that you can set yourself up to avoid the holiday blues, or at least shorten how long they stick around, by putting some self-care into your holiday to-do list. *This article may contain affiliate links. That means when you buy something using our link, we get a commission at no extra cost to you. Read more in our terms of service. 5 Ways to Avoid The Holiday Blues For most of my adult life I’ve been the type of person to get the…

  • How to pick yourself up after failure - 5 tips to try

    How to Pick Yourself Up After Failure

    Have you ever crashed, burned and just kept crashing? Well, I have.  Between struggling with my wellbeing, quitting job after job (after job) and morphing into a person I barely recognize, it has been hard to keep my head above water. And honestly, some days I can barely even do that.  So, what do you do when you feel this way? What are you supposed to do when you’ve felt the panic, you understand the anxiety, you’ve sought professional help, and you’re earnestly trying but can’t seem to make any headway? The answer: Keep adjusting. Keep trying. Keep believing. Because, you are so worth fighting for. And, believe it or…

  • How to live in the present with these mindfulness ideas

    3 Simple Steps to Start Living in the Present

    I recently had a wake-up call that taught me about living in the present. I had been spending vast amounts of time thinking about things that would make me happy. Thinking that if I could just lose 20 pounds I’d feel so much better about myself. Wishing I could just fast-forward the next few months so I could skip to the good times. You get the idea. One day as I was spiraling in my thoughts of “if only…” I had a big realization. I was spending so much time wishing I was enjoying life that I wasn’t putting any time in to actually enjoying it. I was focused on the…

  • Taking Care of Yourself First – How to Actually Make it Happen

    Hands up if taking care of yourself first seems like a joke someone with too much time made up? I know the feeling. In fact, I used to be stuck deep in that rut. But continuously giving away your energy without replenishing your supply is a recipe for disaster. It’s something you can sustain for a little while – or maybe even what feels like a long time – but, eventually you’ll be left without a sense of well being and be buried deep in the burnout zone. That’s why you need to start taking care of yourself first. Not only will this help you feel happier and more fulfilled…