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    A Self-Care Box Fit For Anyone

    As the year comes to a close and reflections surface, there’s one thing that keeps coming to mind for me and that’s self-care. Whether in physical form or mental form, self-care has been a main topic for many throughout 2020. Finding ways to cope throughout the pandemic have been at an all time high. Self-care looks and feels different for everyone and it surely isn’t a one size fits all kinda thing. The other day it dawned on me just how much emphasis I put on self-care this year. I levelled up my skincare routines, bought books to help with my mindset, and even sought out therapy. It’s been a…

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    Morning Habits That Start at Night

    Are you a morning person? I definitely am. Even on days where I try and sleep in, my body naturally wakes up around 7/7:30 almost all the time. We’re all guilty of doing things in the morning though that don’t give the advantage of starting the day off right. Like checking your phone the second you wake up – why do we do that? Today’s post is about 5 things you can ditch to better start your mornings that actually begin with how you go to bed. 1. Go to Bed Early It’s not new information and yet most people don’t actually do it. Going to bed early is one…

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    Yoga for the Heart

    Last week I did my first in-person yoga class and it offered more than I ever anticipated what it could. The weeks leading up to the class were tough. There had been some darker days and days riddled with anxiety or just straight sadness. Neither of them fun, neither of them wanted. But they were there and I had to work through it. My heart was heavy and for so many reasons. I toyed with the idea of going to yoga thinking it could only do good. I played with the idea so much so that it felt like a ping pong game of going back and forth of the…

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    8 Self Care Things to Do for Yourself

    The last few weeks for me have been a little on the overwhelming side. It’s important to recognize when you need a little self care and some time for yourself. In the last couple weeks, there has been ups, downs, and everything in between. I pulled away from social media for a bit to gather myself. Although it helped, I also found myself looking for other ways to make me feel better and what better way than doing a little self care. If you read my post about Mental Health in Quarantine, you already know that when we were told to stay home, my world flipped upside down a little.…