7 simple morning routine ideas that can take your day from blah to brilliant

Does your morning routine need some work? Having an effective morning routine is key to starting your day off on the right foot. But many people have no idea how important it is! It makes more of a difference than they realize. We are creatures of habit, and we get stuck in behavior patterns very easily. What starts off as one lazy morning becomes a lifetime of issues with motivation. That is why it is so important to grab a notepad for this one, and make the commitment that starting tomorrow you will make building a morning routine a priority.

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How to cope with anxiety using 10 relaxing affirmations

If I could guess, you’re looking for ways to cope with anxiety. Otherwise, why else would you have clicked on this post? Or, maybe you aren’t the one suffering with anxiety, but a friend or family member. If so, first of all, you are an awesome person for wanting to help. Second of all, you have come to the right place.vAnxiety is the most common mental illness in the United States, with 40 millions adults per year living with this condition. In England, 6 in 100 people will experience anxiety in any given week.

What It Means to Be a Woman: 5 Key Takeaways From This New Book

I am so excited to share this book review with you all! This is my second review for the author, and I loved this book even more than the first. Are you a woman struggling with your identity in 2020? Are you trying to figure out how you fit into the world with your particular version of femininity? Then this is the book for you. Keep reading to find out my favorite pieces of wisdom, and find out how you can order the book for you (and one for a friend!)

9 easy and healthy recipes to make when you have depression

Want to incorporate healthy eating habits into your life, but feel like your depression makes it impossible? You know that certain foods do more for your body nutritionally, and could help you to feel better. But there is this cognitive dissonance that exists where you just can’t make that logical fact influence your behavior. If that sounds like you at all, first off, this post is not meant to judge you in any way. Trust me, I have been in darker places than I would wish on my worst enemy. I know what it’s like to feel as if you’re not able to make good choices for yourself. Your depressed feelings are totally valid and legitimate.

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What’s an empath? (15 signs this post might be about you!)

Being an empathetic person can be a blessing and a curse. Do you ever feel like you are too easily influenced by others emotions? When your partner comes home in a bad mood, you feel put off and on edge the rest of the night? Or the tantrums of your kids make you inordinately upset and irritable? If so, I understand how frustrating it can be. I have been dealing with this for as long as I can remember. I’ve had to limit interactions with toxic people and get more self care built into my daily schedule. Despite all that, I still wonder sometimes, Why do I feel so much?

7 types of toxic people you need to avoid

Avoiding toxic people and situations is a key component of self care. But how do you do it? What if the toxic friends are people you have a close relationship with? In this guest post by Trishna, she discusses some toxic relationship signs, and other toxic traits you need to avoid.

How to clean your house when depression takes over (+ 3 steps to keep it organized)

Does house work seem impossible these days? I’ve been there. Some days, I’m still there. We all go through phases where it’s easier to be productive, and phases where it’s infinitely harder. When you’re depressed, it’s like climbing Mount Everest with no oxygen tank. That’s because depression is an endurance exercise on its own, even on the easiest days.

11 stress management techniques that will save your sanity

Do you need some better stress management techniques? These days, I think everyone does. I can feel my blood pressure rising every time I check my social media. Between news of racial tension, the upcoming election, a global pandemic, and just life in general, it’s normal to feel more unsettled than normal. It might not feel that way, but it’s true. If you did not feel a little stressed right now, I would say you aren’t paying close enough attention to the things happening around you. So, don’t worry if you’re more stressed out than normal. It might feel awful now, but there are things that you can do to feel better. It’s just a matter of time and patience.