What’s Inside My Anxiety Toolkit

I’m not going to skirt around it, I have been struggling recently. On the heels of being very busy and productive as I had planned to be in August, I found myself reeling from a major anxiety attack. It kept me up for most of the night, I was tossing and turning, shivering and crying. My mind was racing with all the things I had to do both at work and at home and how I just wanted a break from it all. I was completely unable to focus on what I had going on that week and instead was fixated on my entire future. As if that wasn’t enough to worry about, I kept glancing at the clock and counting down the hours of sleep I would have left until it was time to get up and get ready for work. When I finally woke up the next morning, my sleep cycle app told me my sleep quality was at its all-time lowest…60%. I woke up feeling exhausted, irritable, and entirely depressed. This is what my anxiety looks like.

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10 Free Self-Care Ideas For When You Just Can’t Afford That Massage

Happy Sunday, loves! One of my goals for this month is to be more conscious with how I spend my money so that I can save up for a trip I have in September. It can get tough to be frugal but it doesn’t mean that you have to sit at home and do nothing, it just means you have to get a little bit more creative! Especially when it comes to self-care, because those massages and CBD creams add up real quick. I’ve come up with a little list of some self-care ideas you can do when you really need to de-stress but don’t want to spend any money. Check them out below and let me know if you have any to add to my list!

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Acne & Acne Scarring: My Current Skincare Routine

Happy Sunday, loves! With summer fresh upon us, I wanted to do a post about my skincare routine because our skin is on full display as we’re spending more time at the beach or the pool on these super hot days. I do not have perfect skin whatsoever, I still deal with acne and I have a lot of scarring on my cheeks. But I’ve found a good routine and medications that keep most of my acne at bay and has been slowly reducing my scarring. It’s taken quite a while, I mean I probably starting dealing with acne when I was 16 and I’m 26 now. But I’ve learned that skin issues are nothing to be ashamed of! So I’m going to be fully transparent in hopes that some of my tips will help you if you’re dealing with the same thing I am!

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A Peek Inside a New Moon Ceremony

Hey guys! I mentioned in a recent post that I had plans to go to a new moon ceremony and I got a few questions about what that sort of thing is like so I thought I would share my experience. The ceremony was hosted at Sacred Roots in Long Beach, CA. They host new moon ceremonies every month and I had been once before, back in December when I was really going through it with my anxiety. It was a bit of a tough experience solely because of my anxiety, so I was excited to head back and give it another go now that I’ve been in a better mindset. Plus, I was going with my sister and doing anything wellness-related (or pretty much anything at all) with her absolutely makes my day. We both had relatively stressful days so the magical night that followed was exactly what the holistic doctor ordered.

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My Favorite Water Bottle + Other Reusable Products You Need To Keep On Hand

I know I don’t have to get into the whole “our planet is dying” lecture with you guys. I feel like at this point, everyone is aware and has noticed the growing movement of reusable products/using less plastic. Although there are a lot of different factors that cause global warming, we can definitely still do our part to be kinder to our Mother Earth and also save a little money along the way. I’ve been on the search for the perfect water bottle for a long time and I’m excited to announce I’ve finally found her! Keep reading to learn which bottle is the perfect bottle and for a roundup of some other reusable products you need to add into your routine that are affordable and environmentally-friendly!

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