Monday Mood Booster: Massages

Monday Mood Booster: Massages

Welcome to the ninth Monday Mood Booster post! Mondays are difficult for many reasons and sometimes we need a little pick-me-up. This series will run the first Monday of each month and highlight something that we love that helps us beat the Monday blues.

This month, it’s massages.

There are several different types such as Swedish, deep and sports massage. You have to find out which type of technique works best on your body.… Read the rest

4 Self-Care Tips for the Holiday Season

4 Self-Care Tips for the Holiday Season

The holiday season is in full swing. There’s holiday parties, shopping for presents, decorating the house, family commitments etc. It’s certainly a busy time of year… Which makes it easy to neglect ourselves and our well-being. Self-care, especially during the holiday season is incredibly valuable. We list our tips to prioritize yourself this holiday season.

#1: Stay hydrated

It’s important to make sure you’re drinking enough water especially if you live in a cold climate … Read the rest

Why A Low-Key Weekend is Good for Your Mental Health

Why A Low-Key Weekend is Good for Your Mental Health

Weekends are great for spending time with family, going out with friends, running errands, date night, completing household chores, shopping and the list goes on and on. Is it just me or is it exhausting to do so much? When I’ve had a busy weekend, I find that I’m wiped by Sunday night and I’m not refreshed to start a new week. So I’ll make it a point to have the next weekend be a … Read the rest

Monday Mood Booster: Music

Monday Mood Booster: Music

Welcome to the seventh Monday Mood Booster post! Mondays are difficult for many reasons and sometimes we need a little pick-me-up. This series will run the first Monday of each month and highlight something that we love that helps us beat the Monday blues.

This month, it’s music.

I absolutely love music. Who doesn’t? I listen to it every day. At home, in my car, at work. I can’t live without it.

There are

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Practicing Mindfulness on Your Commute

Practicing Mindfulness on Your Commute

Many of us commute to work these days. We end up spending a lot of time in our cars on a daily basis. I commute to work. Some days, my commute feels pretty short while other days, I’m driving so slow that I’m barely pressing on the gas pedal. I used to hate being in traffic but over time, I’ve come to view this time as an opportunity to practice mindfulness.

Mindfulness is the act … Read the rest

Invest in your own health

Why Investing in Your Own Health is the Best Investment You Can Make

Make an Investment

You spend money on good shoes. You spend money on a quality jacket. And you spend money on that perfect shade of foundation. Why? Because they are investments. You are investing in things that are of higher quality in hopes that they will last you longer than those of lesser quality. The idea is that these items provide more value to your life. You may not be able to get as high … Read the rest

Guest Post: Self-Care and Self-Discipline

Guest Post: How to Balance Self-Care and Self-Discipline

Guest Post by Caroline from Bloom and Spark

Caroline is a online mind and body wellness coach and yoga instructor. She began sharing her own wellness journey on her website www.bloomandspark.com after wanting to heal from an anxiety disorder. Caroline became passionate about helping others who were in her position and works with women looking to improve their health and happiness. She is Spirit Junkie Level 2 Trained by Gabrielle Bernstein and currently lives in Read the rest

4 Ways to Improve Your Work-Life Balance

4 Ways to Improve Your Work-Life Balance

We spend a lot of our time working… Working our regular hours, working overtime, working in the evenings and so on. Why is that? The obvious answer is that we need an income to live. But why is it that we so willingly choose to neglect ourselves and our personal lives in order to work more? We can’t achieve work-life balance if we only focus on our work and it can be difficult to establish … Read the rest

Tech detox

Why You Need a Tech Detox

We are plugged in. All. The. Time. We are the generation who owns multiple electronic devices and are constantly on social media. Technology is a part of our lives. It allows us to multitask, to connect with others, to shop, to do research etc. In fact, as I’m typing this post on my laptop, my iPad is playing a movie while I’m texting Rachel. Like I said, we are constantly plugged in. But there is … Read the rest

7 Tips for Dealing with Cold Sores

7 Tips for Dealing with Cold Sores

I have a confession to make. We all have aspects of ourselves that we dislike and today I am going to share with you the part of me that I detest.  It is something I have lived with all my life and yet every time I get one my self-esteem drops to zero and I try to isolate myself from the world. So here’s my confession: I get cold sores.

And I don’t just mean … Read the rest