this past year something started happening to me. My mind starting getting fuzzy at work, I was dropping the ball on things I needed to do, the littlest tasks started to seem overwhelming huge, I was emotionally drained, I started being very cynical about work, I started viewing the world through a negative lens, everyday tasks that I once enjoyed drained all of my energy.
I could not understand what was going on with me. As a Type A, super-achiever, overly organized personality...
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It has been scientifically proven that adding a biophilic design into our homes has emotional wellness benefits including increased creativity, more connection to nature, reduced stress, lowered blood pressure levels, increased productivity and calmness.
Biophilic design incorporates many different nature based concepts and weaves them into our...
What is Biophilic Design Aesthetic?
When I was a young girl, I used to love going over to my Aunt's house. She had this AMAZING terrarium with a HUGE plant growing inside of it. I was always mesmerized by it. Somehow being close to the beautiful terrarium, I always felt calmer, at peace and curious. Have you felt the same around plants?
Since the pandemic, houseplants sales have skyrocketed. No wonder why… with most of us staying indoors over 90% of the time,...
Now more than ever we have to take control of our mental and emotional wellness.
In a society whose mental health system is failing our children, our families, our elderly and our communities, we as individuals have to start making a conscious effort to better our emotional and mental wellness.
Yes, many of us were not taught these skills as children.
Yes, many of us do not know where to start.
Yes, many of us are weary if it works… I am here to tell you living a...
Do you find yourself mindlessly hoping from task to task. Hour to hour? Day to day? Week to week?
Sometimes it seems as if it all blurs together and you find yourself wondering where the time has gone?
In a world where “busy”ness has been equated to success;
In a world where we are taught to value the external over the internal;
In a world where mental health issues are at an all time high;
In a world where CHILDREN’s mental health is at an all time high;
If you find time is passing you by quickly and feeling as if you are living in 'auto-pilot mode' then you may want to consider adopting intentional living into your life.
In a world where, on average, we are inundated with 6-10 thousand advertisements each day telling us how we should, or should not, be living our lives - intentional living allows you to take a step back and refocus on what matters to you without all the noise.
Have you ever woken up one day and thought to yourself – how the heck did I get here?
You look back on your younger years and wonder where the time went and how you pictured your life looking totally different than it does?
And I know I am not alone.
More and more, I am seeing this with my friends, family and coworkers.
People are waking up to the fact that life goes by too fast and it is time to empower ourselves to make the shifts needed to get aligned...
Do you ever journal but then get overwhelmed by journaling because you are not doing it “enough” or feel like you don’t know what to write?
This used to happen to me all the time. I would go out get a journal, try and write in it and then felt guilty for not writing it and it eventually ended up in a box in my closet collecting dust. Out of sight, out of mind.
This was until I shifted my mindset around journaling and self development in general.
What I have learned...
How often do you find yourself not remembering what you did a few moments ago because your mind is so full of other ‘stuff’?
If you are anything like the rest of humanity - it is probably quite a lot.
The thing is, while we are so caught up in the routine, the worry, the anxiety, the social media, the online shopping, the “busyness” of life – we are missing out on the magnificent of life.
The moments that create the magic.
Being taught at...
We are ALL needing some coping skills right now.
For those times when our mind wander into the abyss of worry and what if's, when our tempers are just boiling under our skin and when the lack of control we feel overtakes us.
We need practical and tangible stress relief activities to implement in the moment and shift us back into the present.
Although engaging in self care techniques are essential to boosting your immunity they do not always help in the moment. When your...