10 Simple Ways To Practice Mindfulness In Your Everyday Life

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Happy Monday, friends! I don’t know about you, but I am feeling happy and productive on this sunny day. I love when my week starts off like this because it puts me in the mood to prepare for a good week. I love grabbing my multiple planners for all of my different businesses and planning my to-do list for the day. When it ends up looking pretty busy, I make sure I remember to sprinkle some mindfulness practices throughout my list so that I don’t forget to take care of myself. These rituals are just as important an item on my to-do list as anything else!

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Why You Should Add Infrared Saunas Into Your Wellness Routine

It feels like every few months there is a new trendy wellness fad that is calling my name and I absolutely need to try it. I’ve honestly lost count of the number of things I’ve bought and tried in the name of wellness, but that’s a story for another day.

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How COVID Affected My Mental Health – and How I’ve Learned To Accept It

It’s been quite a few months since I last wrote anything, which is truly an accurate summary of how COVID-19 affected me this year. Recently, I reread a personal journal entry on what I envisioned for myself for the year of 2020. I had so many goals I was excited to accomplish and big plans scheduled, and just like that, it’s December of 2020 and I have done nothing. Well, I wouldn’t say nothing, but…not what I had planned to do. My personal and professional life had come to a standstill and, as a result, my mental health has taken a few steps back.

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How To Make Some $$$ KonMari-ing Your Life

It’s a new year and that means it’s time to take a hard look at your wardrobe. How many clothes do you own that you haven’t worn in a year, or even six months? How about clothes that don’t fit anymore (hello, quarantine-15), or pieces that you’ve been meaning to get tailored but have put off for too long? A fresh closet means a fresh start. I recently went through my closet and was real with myself – pulling down items that I did at one point love but have just emotionally grown out of. There were so many items that I was ready to let go of but not ready to toss into a donate pile because of their value. So instead, I found ways to sell these items so they could have a second life and I could pay down my student loan debt.

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What’s New On My Bookshelf: February

I am on a true reading binge right now. It’s been a combination of finding good books available on Libby and finally catching up on some of the TBR books that have been sitting on my bookshelf. I’ve also just realized that I matched my count from last month: 6 books each month! I’m almost halfway to my meeting my 2020 challenge of 30 books 🙂 Keep on reading to see what I read in February and what I thought of each book!

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