• mental health

    8 Ways to Declutter your Mind and Spring into Summer

    We are one month away from summer, have you done your mental spring cleaning? Decluttering your mind is just as important as decluttering your home. In a way, they actually play into each other and we will talk more about it later on in this post as we discuss 8 ways to declutter your mind. How has your year been? My year has been going as I would have liked it to, so far but there is always room for improvement. There are things and thoughts that I would like to eliminate from my life and so I began pondering ways to spring clean my mind. In this article, I…

  • Faith,  mental health,  motivation,  This post contains Amazon Affiliate Links (See Disclosure)

    Reduce Stress by Getting a Coloring Book

    Many have thought of coloring only as an activity for children however research has shown that this activity can provide tremendous benefits for adults. Adults who suffer from anxiety or depression have much to gain from investing in a coloring book. Here is a story: I was out shopping for puzzles with hubby and I said I want to get a coloring book. He laughed and said really? I then said yeah it’ll be cool, I hear it’s therapeutic and stuff. The end result is we got one and it worked. Sometimes we color together and other times I colored alone. I’ve used it a few times and I am…

  • Celebration,  Faith,  Gratitude,  influencers,  Love,  mental health,  Self Love

    The Importance of Emotional Needs in a Relationship (Make It Last).

    Emotional Needs are some of the most important aspects of any relationship. Everyone has needs which must be met for life to be thought of as worthwhile and even sustained. Relationships are a big part of living. Many times people are single and they say ” I love to be single, I am happy this way.” But are you? Are you really? Chances are, you probably aren’t because we were placed on this earth to love and be loved. Well, that’s my belief anyways. Well if you are single and you are wondering why your relationships never work then I am here to give you some insights. If you aren’t…

  • Faith,  Gratitude,  Health,  mental health,  Self Love,  Yoga

    The Secret to Successfully managing Depression and Anxiety (A Guide to Yoga)

    Let me start by saying that I am extremely grateful that I am able to write yet another blog post. My blog has somehow become my outlet and has been helping me greatly. I say this to say, this week has been extremely hard for me. Some days I hardly had the energy to get out of bed, but I did. I got up, I dressed up and I showed up. This post contains Amazon affiliate links. Please read the disclosure. In the midst, the idea for this blog entry came to me. A few years ago, while I was studying at university I found myself being extremely sad all…

  • Celebration,  Faith,  Gratitude,  mental health,  Self Love

    Gratitude will Change Your Life.

    We all know gratitude to be an emotion in which we express appreciation for the things we have. When you are showing or expressing gratitude you ignore the ‘i wish I had’ thoughts and thank god for what you do have. But, how many of us practice gratitude on a daily basis? The sad truth is, not many people give thanks for what they have without thinking of what they do not have. This practice has also been enhanced with the social media era which often causes people to be in constant comparison. (I wish I had a house like that. I wish I looked like him/her). I wish, I…

  • Celebration,  Faith,  Love,  mental health,  Self Love

    The Importance of Self Celebration.

    Do you ever say to yourself ‘hey! you did well today. I am proud of you and I am going to take you to dinner?” If you have, how did that feel? Did it feel better than when that same sentence was said to you by a loved one? If you have never said that to yourself then I must say you are missing out on the opportunity; to be your own inspiration, to be enough for yourself, to show yourself true self-love, to take charge of your own happiness. But, there is good news. ALL that STOPS today. Henceforth, you will celebrate yourself. The art of knowing yourself  A…

  • Health,  mental health

    You need to power your body to power your mind! Motivation and Food.

    ‘You are what you eat’ should mean more to you after reading this than it ever has. Have you ever felt tired or lethargic after eating your lunch? Do you feel like you all you want to do is take a nap in the middle of the day? Do you feel like you need more motivation after reading 10 motivational quotes and listening to 2 YouTube videos? If your answer is yes, then make a mental list of all the foods you ate today and keep it in the back of your mind. Dopamine The human brain has many neurotransmitters. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that plays a huge role in…