Category: Lifestyle

You CAN Change

There seems to be a limitless amount of material available to help us change for the better. Whether it is overcoming addiction and trauma, or learning new skills, there are books, podcasts, classes, blog posts (including from yours truly), and more on offer. These…

What My Garden Taught Me About Life

I was sitting out in the backyard earlier this afternoon when I looked over at the remnants of my summer vegetable garden. It was bordering on lifeless, with only a few tomatoes left ripening on the vines. A few of their brethren that I…

It’s Healthy to Cry

“… crying is a bodily urge not too unlike having to sneeze or go to the bathroom. We don’t tell people to try and stifle those bodily movements, and crying should be no different.”

27 Things I’ve Learned By My 27th Birthday

Today is my 27th birthday. Along with the well wishes comes a lot of introspection. I find myself asking questions such as “what do you have to show for your 27 years?”, “where are you now?”, and “what will yo do before you hit…

Make Social Media Your Vision Board

We spend a huge amount of our time scrolling through social media. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat can take up hours of our time before we even realize it. This article isn’t to discuss the pros and cons of social media, or to delve…

The Power of Breath

Breathing is obviously important for keeping us alive. We need to breathe to take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide. If we don’t, we suffocate and die. Thankfully, this crucial bodily function is set to automatic so we don’t have to consciously think about…

Create a Morning Routine

We have all heard about the importance of starting each morning in a way that leaves you feeling awake, motivated, and inspired to take on the day. Some people do this by waking up at 4am to get an early workout in. Others, who…

The “Mindful Eating” Diet

A major pillar of wellness is the health of our body. Besides rest and exercise, eating is a major factor of physical wellbeing. Eating well helps us sleep, think, and act better on a daily basis. Our diets, therefore, ultimately impact our emotional, mental,…

You Are Enough

You are enough, plain and simple. You will go through times where this feels like a lie, where it feels like you are lacking in certain areas of your life. You might feel like you aren’t worthy or deserving enough for that house or…

Get Back to Joy

As children, we have no issue getting ourselves involved into activities for the sheer joy of doing them. Whether it is playing in the mud, tag with friends or family, drawing, putting on plays for parents, play is an essential part of our childhood.