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Everyday Sacred Self-care

Everyday Sacred Self-care

It can be so hard to think of ways to practice everyday sacred self-care. We all know what self-care is, and that we should do it, but everyday? Today I wanted to speak more about how to bring the ritual into the mundane things we do daily. A few days ago I released a video on my You Tube talking about how it is important to do sacred self care at the end of the year. This time of the…

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Managing Pandemic Stress with Yoga and Meditation

Managing Pandemic Stress with Yoga and Meditation

This is a guest post written by April Meyers from Mind, Body, Health Solution Adjusting to life in a pandemic hasn’t been easy. And although we’ve been living in this new normal for quite some time, there is still a sense of uncertainty. Humans are creatures of routine and we like to know what to expect in the days, weeks, and months ahead. During tumultuous times like these, it’s easy to feel stressed. When you can’t control the stressors in…

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Working with a mindfulness journal

Working with a mindfulness journal

I have been practicing mindfulness for a while now, hence the name of this blog! However, working with a mindfulness journal had not crossed my mind until Gina Buckney emailed me. They sent me their Daily Mindfulness Journal to review and I was so excited to get a chance to do that. It arrived about a month ago and I immediately started using it morning and evening. A mindfulness journal is rather like a bullet journal, but it is more…

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Mindfulness is self care

Mindfulness is self care

Inspiration can come from the most unlikely places at times, and today it more or less smacked me round the head! I was staring at my screen, a headache looming, unable to think of what I wanted to say. Then I realised mindfulness is self care, if we realised this maybe we would put more time and effort into learning to use it? I started my mindfulness journey not long before I started this blog in 2016, and to be…

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My year of living mindfully review

My year of living mindfully review

I was given early access to this film to review but all opinions in this My year of living mindfully review are my own. Well if ever a film was crying out for me to watch My year of living mindfully would be it, this film is by the same team that bought us The Connection, a documentary I reviewed in this blog post! It was so well made and spoke about chronic illness in such an eloquent way, so…

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Mindful walks for my mental health

Mindful walks for my mental health

I think getting a more active dog has been such a blessing for me, I was not pushing myself and it was really affecting my mental health. Dexter, unlike Gizmo loves to go for walks and I have been using them to have mindful walks for my mental health. Mindfulness Mindfulness is a type of meditation, originally a Buddhist practice, and is now being used by therapists and doctors to treat depression. Simply put it is the process of being…

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A new daily routine

A new daily routine

So, as you know if you are a regular reader of my blog, we got a new dog his name is Dexter and he is a 5year old shih tzu. We have had him a couple of weeks now and he has really settled in well just becoming a part of the family and we love him. However, he is a higher energy dog than Gizmo ever was even as a puppy and I’m trying to work out a new…

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3 Real Benefits To Mindfulness

3 Real Benefits To Mindfulness

There is such a lot of back-and-forth around mindfulness these days that it is hard to know what’s what, or who believes what. If you are keen to get into mindfulness, you might feel that you are besieged by many different people saying many different things, and that can make it hard to even know what it is in the first place, let alone how to practice it well or get the most out of it. Generally, mindfulness refers to…

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Meet Mindful Moe

Meet Mindful Moe

Hey everybody! As you all will know well, mindfulness and meditation is so important to me and I talk about it often! I really think if everyone learned to meditate it would change the world, so when I met Julienne on Instagram I got excited! This amazing woman wants to teach children to meditate and she wants to do it with a teddy bear she designed called Mindful Moe! So how can you get a toy for your child? Here…

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Tips and Tricks for coping with bad depression days

Tips and Tricks for coping with bad depression days

Hey everybody! So this week kind of started out badly because somebody I trusted as a friend lied to me and hurt me. This triggered some really horrible memories from when I was a child and left me full of negative thoughts and feelings. I had a couple of bad mental health days but I am proud of how I coped and wanted to share some tips and tricks for coping with bad depression days. Self-care is a big part…

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