A Brief Guide to Mindfulness Meditation

Meditation is a relatively easy and completely free activity that has an incredible effect on your moods, anxiety, and stress levels. I discovered this about a decade ago, during a challenging summer when I was really depressed and randomly picked up a few books on Buddhism and meditation to read. A few years later, I […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Seasonal Affective Disorder

Now that it’s officially autumn, it’s getting close to the time of year when many people, approximately 10 million of them, are going to start feeling more depressed. Seasonal affective disorder, commonly known as SAD, is a form of depression that affects people based on seasons. The majority of people with SAD become depressed in […]

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The Transformation by James Gordon, MD – A Review

The Transformation: Discovering Wholeness and Healing After Trauma by James Gordon, MD Mental Health | Psychology | Nonfiction Published by HarperOne Release Date: September 10, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received a free ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinions. I’ve frequently written about […]

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Healthy as F*ck by Oonagh Duncan – A Review

Healthy as F*ck: The Habits You Need to Get Lean, Stay Healthy, and Kick Ass at Life by Oonagh Duncan Nonfiction | Health & Fitness Published by Sourcebooks Goodreads | Amazon Release Date: September 17, 2019 Rating: Note: I received a free ARC of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This […]

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10 Small Things You Can Do To Make Yourself Feel Instantly Happier

We all have days when we feel down in the dumps, or frustrated, or angry. Most of us don’t have the luxury of taking mental health days and calling out of work or canceling all of our plans when we have days like that. There are small things you can do in the moment to […]

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Do You Have Job-Related Burnout?

Feeling burned out at work is something that many of us will feel at one point or another. Our society forces us to work, mostly in jobs that mean nothing to us, for long hours, low pay, and mediocre benefits. It’s no wonder that people’s mental health can begin to decline in those circumstances. According […]

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Sugar-Free January – Week Two

At the beginning of the month, I announced that I would be going sugar-free for the month of January in an attempt to detox a bit from all the sugar I’d starting eating. Last week, I shared my thoughts at the end of the first week, which can basically be summed up with: I noticed […]

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Sugar-Free January – Week One

Last week, I shared that I was participating in Sugar-Free January and that I would be posting weekly updates about my progress. To sum the first week up, I’m craving all the sugar. I had expected to have sugar cravings the first few days, but I wasn’t expecting to literally be dreaming about sugar. The third night […]

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10 Books About Nutrition & Healthy Living

Since many people have a New Year’s resolution or goal of eating better or getting healthy, I thought now would be a good time to compile a list of nutrition and food books to help guide you on your journey. Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy: The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating by Walter C. […]

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6 Ways to Help You Get a Better Night’s Sleep

It seems like I’ve always had some kind of issue with sleeping. When I was a teenager it was sleep paralysis (which is absolutely terrifying). When I was in my early twenties I had long bouts of insomnia, and it my later twenties I would occasionally sleepwalk. The last few months, I have been having […]

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Book Review: Invincible Living by Guru Jagat

We’re in a new trajectory on the planet. This is a new time with new challenges, requirements, and rules of engagement than even five years ago. And part of what’s happening is that the entire psychomagnetic field of the Earth is changing. As a result of this shift in the Earth’s psychomagnetic field, there’s a […]

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