Benefits of keeping a Journal

Having a journal has a lot of wonderful benefits. I use it as part of my healing process. It allows me to pick up thought patterns and sometimes it allows me to put myself in other people’s shoes. Benefits of having a journal You are more likely to do something if you write it down Relieves stress (release emotions as you write them) It allows you to self-reflect (take a moment to focus on your thoughts) Helps with memory (writing it down may help you remember it later) Boosts your mood (releasing thoughts that make you sad will release stress) … Continue reading Benefits of keeping a Journal

Benefits of Affirmations

Whether you use them as part of the law of attraction or positive talk, our thoughts are really powerful and influence our moods and behaviors. Affirmations help you stay positive and help dismiss negative thoughts You becomes more aware of your thoughts They keep you focused on gratitude Help boost your confidence Helps you stay motivated Saying positive things will help you be more optimistic and being more optimistic (yet realistic) helps you perform better. You cancel out any self-doubts that you have Sometimes when we have negative thoughts about ourselves and believe something about ourselves it is because we … Continue reading Benefits of Affirmations

8 Benefits of having a to-do list

There were certain things that I kept forgetting to do like drink my vitamins! Setting alarms was not helping me because I drink them after a meal, and I do not have meals at the same time every day. So, I started thinking of other ways that would help me remember and get tasks done and I remembered to-do lists. I have used them before plenty of times and it has helped me every time. For some reason I stopped but I started using it again and I do not regret it! I started thinking of other ways that would … Continue reading 8 Benefits of having a to-do list

How to make a vision board

What you need Magazines you can cut up Scissors Glue/Tape A display board or Construction paper should also do the trick A marker – in case you cannot find what you’re looking for Before you even start cutting anything from the magazines, think about what you genuinely want to attract. If it is a house, look for a house when turning the pages of the magazine, if you want a car, look for a car. It does not have to be the same exact item that you want, but something similar. Because if you look for the same exact item, … Continue reading How to make a vision board

21 Day Self-Awareness Challenge

Hello! One of my passions is to genuinely help others so I put together a 21 Day Self-Awareness challenge to help those who are looking for some self-love and self-awareness. I know it is sometimes extremely hard to tune in, especially during difficult times like these (COVID-19) so I wanted to make something that will help people take a moment each day to tune in. Please note there is absolutely no cost to this and I have made it available in PowerPoint, Word, and PDF and you can download it below. If for whatever reason you can not access any … Continue reading 21 Day Self-Awareness Challenge

Nine Quarantine Ideas

Hello! During these tough times it might be a little difficult for some people to stay home (especially if they aren’t naturally homebodies) and when we don’t find anything to do we might feel like we’re bored and start losing our minds. I have 9 quarantine ideas that I practice myself and I think it would be extremely helpful during these times so I wanted to share! Nine Quarantine Ideas Gratitude – Some people don’t understand how important it is for us to be thankful for what we already have. Every morning when I wake up I am extremely thankful … Continue reading Nine Quarantine Ideas

Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Sometimes we get stuck in situations that we cannot control and it creates a lot of anxiety and in some cases fear. When we feel either of these emotions our muscles tend to tense up because it’s in a fight or flight mode. It’s crucial for our health that we learn how to take care of ourselves. Overtime this may turn into pain, but we can always take a moment to sit or lay (if you won’t fall asleep) and center ourselves. If you have any injuries, please consult your doctor before practicing PMR.  Wear comfortable clothes. Choose a comfortable … Continue reading Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Alternative Nostril Breathing Technique

Wear comfortable clothes. Choose a comfortable sitting position. Support your buttocks with pillows or props like a yoga block, if necessary. Exhale completely and then use your right thumb to close your right nostril. Inhale through the left nostril and then close the left nostril. Open the right nostril and exhale through the right nostril. Inhale through the right nostril, close right nostril and then exhale through the left nostril. Finish with an exhale on the left side Practice for about 5 minutes. Continue reading Alternative Nostril Breathing Technique

4-7-8 Breathing Technique

Wear comfortable clothes. Choose a comfortable sitting position. Support your buttocks with pillows or props like a yoga block, if necessary. Straighten your spine. Rest open palms on your thighs. Close your eyes. Take a couple of cleansing breaths and then breathe in and out in a slow rhythm. Relax. Mentally let go of thoughts about your external environment. Let your heart be open. Breathe in quietly through the nose for 4 seconds Hold the breath for a count of 7 seconds Exhale forcefully through the mouth, for 8 seconds Repeat cycle 3-4 times Side note- it helps us to write in a journal how we felt before … Continue reading 4-7-8 Breathing Technique