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Holistic Skincare How to Show Your Skin Genuine Love

Holistic Skincare: How to Show Your Skin Genuine Love

Managing your skin when you’re just trying to look your best isn’t a simple matter. If you weren’t blessed with trouble-free skin and instead have an overly sensitive type that’s prone to blemishes or acne, then life could be a bit harder.  It’s not necessary to get overly fancy with your personal skincare routine. Just showing your skin a bit of TLC is often enough. Using a more holistic or gentler approach works better than multiple solutions that could make matters worse. Here are some suggestions for holistic skincare that works wonders.... Read More...

How to Make Your Fears The Greatest Blessing of Your Life 

What are your greatest fears? What your fears reveal about who you are? Are you willing to move out of the safety of your cocoon and soar into the places that scare you, so you may truly live?  I used to work 60-hour workweeks. I used to have panic attacks. I used to wear lots of make-up, high heels and push up bras. I used to care so much about the opinions of others that I would live my life trying to please my partner, friends, family, and social media followers. If only I’d known sooner there was a high-speed ticket out of this pretty-pleasing-perfectionism-lifestyle. My fears turned out to be my way out of the corset I had put myself in. Those fears that told me I wasn’t good enough, I wasn’t doing enough, I wasn’t pretty enough, I wasn’t successful enough. I found that the fears that held me in their grip for so many years were holding the key to my freedom all along.... Read More...

How to Make Your Beauty Routine Eco-Friendly

Taking extra care of our health is increasingly becoming more important than ever because we are becoming more aware of the harsh ingredients used in our skincare products. As much as it's important to think about what we eat, it's also important to care a bit more about what products we put on our skin! Here's why... Chemicals are easily absorbed into our skin, while also having a big impact on the environment. It seems easier to completely replace your skincare products, but it's better to transition slowly, to give yourself time to learn all about the ingredients. It’s also more sustainable to use up all the products you have before buying new products. Read on to see seven easy steps to take to make your beauty routine eco-friendly.... Read More...
5 Effective Ways to Improve Your Brain Health

5 Effective Ways to Improve Your Brain Health

Many people believe that a decline in mental acuity is merely a part of getting older. Yet, aging is not the only key turning factor to cognitive decline –– it is our lifestyle that plays a role of paramount importance. When we fail to follow a nutritious diet, a lack of sleep and exercise routine, constant stress, smoking, and drinking too much alcohol and environmental pollutants can all contribute to damaging our brain health. Fortunately, mental deterioration is reversible!... Read More...
How to Breathe During Meditation

How to Breathe The Right Way During Meditation

Is there a wrong way to breathe during meditation? Mindfulness meditation is an amazing way to create awareness of our surroundings and find a sense of peace within our lives. Those who are beginners in this practice often get distracted thinking about their breathing. They wonder if they should breathe as they normally would or if they need to breathe a specific way.... Read More...

5 Self-Improvement Tips That Will Change Your Life

Maybe a motivational wall art, the company of positive people, or prioritizing your goals! There are many easy and highly effective ways of self-improvement. Whether you want promotion in your company or want to establish a meaningful relationship with your loved ones, you might be considering self-improvement for varying reasons. Regardless of your goal, there are many ways to develop and grow yourself. To put you at ease, we have rounded up some proven motivational tips for self-improvement.... Read More...

How to Find Your Path Towards Inner Freedom

What does it mean to be free? How do we find our path towards inner freedom? Imagine yourself on a private Mediterranean beach, with the warm sun suspended high in the sky. The only way to the beach is a tricky yet rewarding walk, straight down a cliff. Once you arrive, the sand in between your toes reminds you that here you don’t have to act or look a certain way. With every layer of clothes you take off, every expectation or pressure you’ve ever felt comes off too! Free to lay down or dance, play in the water or soak up sun rays. You can laugh, scream, sing, or swoon; the choice is yours. Entirely free to be yourself!... Read More...
Why You Don't Always Need to Do Your Best

Why You Don’t Always Need to Do Your Best

Did you grow up hearing time and again "Just do your best"? You probably did, like most of us. It's a common expectation about many things in life, such as schoolwork, exams, giving a presentation at work or writing a report. It's taken as a given that we should do our best in pretty much everything we do. For perfectionists, this is a way of life, albeit a very stressful one that can lead to mental, physical and emotional ill-health. Striving to do our best all the time is exhausting and if we feel our best isn't good enough, it can have a terrible effect on our self-esteem and leave us feeling like a failure.... Read More...

The Amazing Power of Cacao & How it Can Heal Your Heart

Have you ever heard about the fantastic benefits of drinking cacao? What if we told you that drinking this warm, concentrated chocolate cacao drink could help you with bringing about inner awakening? What if we said that drinking cacao could creatively guide you through life, it could help you release all that pent-up negative energy and start the healing process, would you decline the invitation? Perhaps not. For the taste alone, most of us would be willing to give it a go, if not for the mood-enhancing benefits caused by the rush of serotonin, dopamine, and endorphins triggered by the consumption of chocolate.... Read More...

The Importance of Self-Love & How to Cultivate It

How often do you take care of yourself? Are you kind to yourself? Do you love yourself as much as you love your best friend, your siblings, your parents? Or do you spend your time looking after others? Taking care of everyone else? Happy to give, but uncomfortable in receiving? In this story, we dive deep into the importance of self-love and the steps you can take to cultivate it. ... Read More...
How to Create an Amazing Outdoor Oasis

How to Create an Amazing Outdoor Oasis

When it comes to renovating our homes, many of us think about updating the kitchen or bathroom, or maybe turning a basement into a fun living space for the whole family to enjoy. But if you're looking to add more room and function to your home, consider turning your sights to your outdoor living space. If you're lucky enough to have a backyard, patio or even a large balcony, making the most of that space can help you get more room and give your family a reason to spend more quality time outdoors. Keep reading to learn a few simple tips to help you create your very own outdoor oasis.... Read More...

How to Be Less Anxious About the Season of Life You Are in

Sometimes, no matter how much we want something to work out right now, it may take a lot longer than we expect. And that’s okay. If something matters to you, go after it. Commit to your goals, but exercise self-compassion when things take time. Don’t hate the season you’re in; embrace it, and learn from the journey. As they say, good things take time, and anything worth having takes commitment and long-term drive.... Read More...

5 Simple Ways to Make You Look & Feel Good

If there's anything that we should ever aim toward, it's simply doing good. Sometimes, though, trying to look and feel good can become a very self-focused endeavor and not that healthy in one way or another. Trying to look fantastic can have damaging impacts on the environment (not to mention our bank balances). Aiming to feel good may involve self-destructive habits, like infamous yo-yo dieting. It's about channeling all that energy into something positive.  ... Read More...

5 Fun Ways to Make the Most of Your Weekend

The workweek can get hectic and stressful. By the time Friday rolls in, it’s understandable why many people want to unwind and relax. Yet spending the entire weekend in the comfort of your pajamas doesn’t guarantee that you will reduce stress and make things more bearable next Monday. Try out one of these fun ways to make the most out of your time and recharge for a much better week ahead. Keep reading to learn what successful people do after the clock stops on Friday to rejuvenate themselves for what’s to come.... Read More...
Simple Ways to Unwind

Feel Happy & Stress-Free: 7 Simple Ways to Unwind

Did you know that approximately 110 million people lose their lives every year due to stress according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention? That is 7 people every 2 seconds! Popping a chill pill and relaxing can be so difficult to do in this hectic and fast-paced world that we live in. As an introvert, I find myself getting easily stimulated and stressed out after a long day. There are times when I’m so on edge that I forget to consciously breathe. My unease was putting a strain on my happiness, and I didn’t want to be one of the 110 million people stressing themselves to death, literally. So, I set out to find natural and easy ways to relieve my constant battle with stress and overwhelm.... Read More...

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