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The Calm Before the Storm – Proactive Stress Relief

There are phases which are extra tough and push us in ways we never thought was possible. It could be a new job that is at a higher skill level, becoming a parent or moving to a new country. Looking at these changes and not get overwhelmed is hard. Choosing to look at life’s challenges as opportunities and push them to thrive can make us stronger. I believe life’s challenges can bring out the best in us. Being aware and taking care of our mind and body can make a huge difference in energy levels and…

Who is this Person? Self Love & Dating

  A few weeks after I locked the door on my husband for the last time, I went out with friends to a bar. After twelve years in a relationship, I had no intention of dating anyone for a very long time.  I wanted only a nice night out, away from all the worries of filing for divorce and the hard conversations I knew were coming. I don’t even know if he came up to me, or I to him. But I remember he wore a soft, white turtleneck sweater, and he spoke with the most glorious accent. His…

Fall Self Care List

For many falls is simply the best time of the year. The world seems to transform into a crisp colorful scene in a romance novel. Or a horror flick. Whatever tickles your fancy. The business of summer fun starts to dwindle and the coziness of a slower season starts to set in. There is a certain amount of romance that is associated with Fall. Pink cheeks and red noses. Warm blankets, thick scarfs and sweet scents. Fall is also one of my favorite times of year to get back into a self-care mindset. Through spending more time at home…

30 Day Self Care Challenge

Self-care can be difficult to get into the habit of doing for ourselves. It is a sad truth. We would rather tackle a laundry list of items for our households, work, and family before we even begin thinking about taking time for ourselves. What is the deal with that? It takes more than one special moment or one day to cultivate the real love within you that you may have been neglecting from yourself. This is why I created this 30-day self-care challenge. If you are like me then perhaps you need to challenge yourself in order…

All Natural Summer Bath Routine

One of the best self-care activities for your mind and body is spending time for yourself relaxing in the tub. It is not only the relaxation that makes bath time a favorite way to unwind it’s the other scientifically proven benefits that keep many soaking up more. Benefits of taking a bath improved heart health improved skin lowered stress levels improved muscles improved joints enhanced bone health better gastrointestinal health balancing your hormones help regulate your core body temperature improved sleep helps with memory helps with cold symptoms With so many benefits it is no wonder that…

Everything you Need to Know about Self love vs Selfishness

Whenever I read the comments on my self-love posts I am always left a little surprised by the number of people who feel that self-love is not for them. There are many different reasons for this, but a common excuse is they don’t want to be selfish. So many people (moms in particular) feel guilty about taking time for themselves because they are convinced somehow that showing themselves love will take away from others in their lives. Those same people are often the ones who share stories of how stressed and exhausted they are. They are…

All Natural Skin Care Routine

Hello, beautiful readers. Today’s post features a proudly Canadian all natural, vegan and cruelty-free company. Pelle Beauty! If you enjoy a minimal beauty routine and are someone who loves natural products then this post might be exactly what you are looking for. In my experience you can use these products morning or night, however, I happen to prefer to use them in the evening. I hope you enjoy! Step 1: Wash and Cleanse – Bloom Foaming Face Wash First thing is first, wash your face. After coming home from a long day the first thing I like…

Three Books that Taught me About Self-Love

Reading about the topic of self-love has always been the best way I have learned about my own personal limiting believes and have been able to grow and expand my goals, outlook, and perspectives. I reached out to an amazing blogger whos blog has inspired me in so many ways. Lecy from A Simpler Grace. I asked Lecy to share with us her favorite books that have taught her about self-love in her own life. Get out a pen because you might want to add these to your summer reading list. Hi! I’m Lecy and I…

June Goals

It is finally June! Can you believe it? I am so ready for summer to come, it was a terrible winter here in Newfoundland and a terrible spring so I am trying to be super happy and optimistic that this summer will make up for it all. Come on weather gods, I need the sunshine! Anyway moving along,  I was going to change this post up a bit but I have decided to keep it simple with a short list of goals for the coming month. Before we get into my goals for the month of June why not have…

Searching for Happiness – PT 2: Nourishing your Mind

Welcome to Part 2 of this new Searching for Happiness Series which is all about nourishing your mind and basically keeping your life on track. Through this post, I am sharing a list of all of the things I could think of in my personal life that helps me nourish my mind. I hope by implementing some of these lifestyle changes you can gain a little extra happiness, nourish your mind and enrich your day to day life. Part 2: Nourishing your Mind Start Journaling: Journaling is a wonderful way to work out your thoughts and feelings, releasing them in…