Healthy Mind and Body

tips for meditation…

Do you meditate? I myself have been meditating for over 2 years now. Daily. Usually for only 5-15 minutes. But that 5 minutes is enough for me to center, calm, relax, breath, and listen. I sometimes use a guided meditation. When I started out this helped me greatly, using guided meditations. After awhile I got the hang of it on my own. Are you curious about meditation; read on…  (more…)

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getting enough rest…

There are days your body will tell you to get more rest. It’s inevitable with all we go through each day of our lives. The amount of good sleep we really get each night may not be as much as you need. The long list of stress we feel during our hectic day can add to poor sleep too. Only sleeping in on the weekends is not enough. Your body needs more than you think.


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taking care of yourself…

What’s one thing you can do today to take better care of yourself? We don’t always put ourselves first, we don’t always take care of ourselves. Gosh knows I don’t always put myself first in my life. But you must, it’s imperative you take care of yourself so you can take care of others.

One thing I enjoy doing and makes me feel good is taking care of my skin. I enjoy a good face mask at least once if not twice a week.  (more…)

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tips to creating new habits…

Creating a new habit in your daily life can be hard but I have a few tips for you that might make it easier. Below are tips that I use.

I like to use a daily checklist reminder to help me develop a new habit, I use the reminder for 45 days at least. The optimal time it takes to develop a new habit. I print out the checklist on sticker paper and post it in my planner. Each morning, I set out to accomplish these small tasks, before I begin my day. Checking them off as I go. I even review the checklist at night when I do my planning for the next day, to see if I missed anything important that I want to be sure gets done on that day. These things are very important to me and I want to be sure to develop good daily habits. See image below for a sampling of my daily morning routine checklist. (more…)

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