How to Pause Your Day & Reset Your Productivity

How to Pause Your Day & Reset Your Productivity

This post may contain affiliate links.  There will always be days or work weeks that we just wish would stop. #HumpDay The thought that we could literally pause our lives, like the movie Click with Adam Sandler, is extremely appealing, but unrealistic. The day must go on, because life is about the machine instead of people. But 15 minutes can really work wonders for the rest of your day. So find a secret corner or closet to get these minutes…

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Refresh Your Morning Routine

Refresh Your Morning Routine

This post may contain affiliate links. Refresh your Morning Routine 1. Drink water as soon as you wake up! It allows your body to naturally wake up, while kick starting your daily hydration. The water travels through your body telling your organs that its time to wake up. Leave a water bottle by your bed, so it is the first thing that you reach for when you wake up. 2. If it is light out, open your blinds and curtains. Using…

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Paul’s New Year’s Resolutions

Paul’s New Year’s Resolutions

As I was reading Ephesians 4, I came across what seemed to be a New Year’s Resolution list. Paul was writing to the church of Ephesus while he was in prison. In Chapters 1-3, Paul is explaining to the people of Ephesus that they were ALWAYS a part of God’s plan.  He is telling them that they belong. After establishing a sense of belonging within them, Paul takes Chapter 4 to give practical advice. I’m calling it New Year’s Resolutions,…

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Self-Care Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Self-Care Holiday Gift Guide 2017

This post contains affliate links. The goal of this holiday gift guide is give family and friend the tools to begin or continue their self-care journey. In showing our gratitude for the family and friends in our lives, we can show them how to show gratitude for their own lives. Self-Care Holiday Gift Guide Skincare The biggest organ in our body is our skin, so the careful care of that organ is extremely important. These gift promote a clean, hydrated…

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How to Add Depth to Your Gratitude Journal

How to Add Depth to Your Gratitude Journal

This post includes affiliate links. I’m sure you’ve read numerous books, blog post, Instagram posts, etc. about gratitude journals. They recommend “the gratitude journal” or writing 5-15 things that you are grateful for everyday. Nothing is particularly wrong with these methods, but gratitude should have depth and meaning. It should connect to our soul. We are thankful for the quality of your lives, not the quantity of things. How to Add Depth to Your Gratitude Journal   A “normal” gratitude…

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Reduce Your Stress: 5 Ways to Pause Your Day

Reduce Your Stress: 5 Ways to Pause Your Day

This post contains affiliate links. 5 Ways to Reduce Your Stress 1. Meditation-  Meditation is one of the single best ways to clear your mind. Although it is wonderful of relaxation, it has also been proven to improve cognitive and physiological conditions by Harvard Researchers. Taking time to clear out all of the noise has proven benefits! Meditation can be  amazing, but also slightly scary to start. Check out this app to guide you through learn how to meditate. 2….

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Season of Self-Discovery: Planning for Success

Season of Self-Discovery: Planning for Success

Seven weeks of trying new things, journaling, meditating, creating, and find your purpose. Congratulations on making it this far in the series. As childhood grows into adulthood we tend to leave behind the dreamer. The person inside of us that believes anything is possible. Replaced with someone trying to pay bills, keep children alive, and pay off students loans before we die. The dreamer becomes the realist, but I am suggesting that you marry the two. With your new found…

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10 Benefits and Uses of Peppermint Essential Oil

10 Benefits and Uses of Peppermint Essential Oil

This post contains an affiliate link. If you’ve stumbled upon this article without any knowledge of essential oils, check out What are Essential Oils? and How to Use Essential Oils. Uses and Benefits of Peppermint Essential Oil 1. Natural Energy- Using 2-3 drops of peppermint aromatically or topically in the morning for a great natural boost of energy! It will naturally wake up without all of caffeine of a coffee or sugar rush of an energy drink. 2. Anxiety- Hand diffuse 2-3 drops of…

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Season of Self-Discovery: Finding your Purpose

Season of Self-Discovery: Finding your Purpose

Wow! We made it to the week that puts it all together: Find Your Purpose! Identifying Purpose I am so passionate about this series, because it is giving me a sense of purpose. I want to help you to find and fulfill your purpose. To be clear that this method is something that I learned from Lavendaire. (please look it up on youtube) We are going to identify your compass, tools, and impact to find purpose. 1. Compass: What makes…

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How to Use Essential Oils: The Basics

How to Use Essential Oils: The Basics

This post contains affiliate links. You’ve heard of essential oils, or even have some sitting on your counter, but how do you use them? I wanted to bring the basic of how to use essential oils.   Aromatic Aromatic means that you are breathing in the essential oils. Using a diffuser or hand diffusing are two of the most powerful ways to use essential oils. Create an instant shift in your brain by accessing the olfactory nerve through smell. Lavender is…

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