A Better Self

Center Of You

Life is hectic, busy, and consumed with errands and to-do lists. We become so accustomed to doing what we feel we have to do and have little time to care for ourselves. Little time to focus on our purpose, our happiness, our center.  I found this little diagram while skimming through good ole Pinterest and thought I would share: …… Continue reading Center Of You

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10 Foods to Fight Inflammation

Inflammation is how the immune system naturally protects our body from infection by things like viruses or bacteria. The problem is, that sometimes the inflammatory process can get out of control, causing your body to suffer.  When it begins to rage out of control, inflammation can cause complications from you head to your toes. It…… Continue reading 10 Foods to Fight Inflammation

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Rhythm of Life

Breathe in. Breathe out.  Find the rhythm.  Our bodies appreciate a rhythmic cycle. Whether it be by controlling your breath, finding a soothing musical tune, or tuning your biological clock, your entire system enjoys a steady sequence.  When you are running, in the gym, or practicing yoga, your body requires a rhythm to be present in your breath.…… Continue reading Rhythm of Life

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Not All That Glitters Is Gold

We recognize it from songs and literature, that familiar phrase. Everyone from Shakespeare to Smash Mouth have played homage to this saying. In fact, origins trace back to the 12th century, and possibly back to Aesop. The interpretations may vary, but the gist is the same.  Not everything that looks precious or true turns out…… Continue reading Not All That Glitters Is Gold

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Forget the Numbers

Since when did we allow “healthy” to translate to “skinny”? When did we lose focus of true well-being and trade it for wanting a smaller waist size? Why did it become about a numbers not health? Let me also say that I have been guilty of this as well. I feel like we often lose the…… Continue reading Forget the Numbers

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An Emotional Sound

Have you ever found it amazing how even the simplest sound can evoke such an intense emotional response? Even if you haven’t, good news is that I have. πŸ˜‰ Think about the laugh of a child, the break in someone’s voice when they are about to cry, your favorite song, the drip of the coffee maker,…… Continue reading An Emotional Sound

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Making Breakfast a Priority

When we get to where we are leading busy lives, we tend to forget to make certain things a priority. When you are trying to juggle many responsibilities, you usually end up having to drop something. Maybe something that seems simple or unimportant. Unfortunately, it is sometimes something that we need the most.  Breakfast is…… Continue reading Making Breakfast a Priority