Posts in Wellness
This Will Make You Put Your Phone Down

I was in line at Whole Foods buying dinner. Normally, I would be holding my to-go box in one hand and looking down at my phone in the other. On this night, I decided to stay off my phone, just this once. That’s right when one of those moments happened. The kind that you’ll remember forever. And I can’t believe I would have missed it if I was on my phone.

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I Said Goodbye to Compulsive Consumerism

It’s not everyday that my mom gets me a present out of the blue. Of course, there are birthdays and holidays, but other than that, we try not to buy a lot of unnecessary things. Especially in the last year, I started looking at things differently. And I literally mean things. This simple shift in perspective has led me to say goodbye to compulsive consumerism.

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I Asked My Friends to Share Their Morning Routine

Recently, I read an article on Gisele Bündchen's glorious morning routine filled with coconut oil pulling, meditation, working out and lemon water sipping before she even starts her day. Yes, this all sounds dreamy, but I couldn’t quite relate. So I asked my friends to share their morning routine and here’s what I found.

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3 Questions That Will Simplify Your Life

I was reading an article entitled “How to Take Care of Yourself.” The author included some simple steps to implement self care improvements into our daily routines. Drink more water, get more exercise, eat nutritiously - you know, all the things we wished we were doing. So what’s stopping us?

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A Sentimental Longing or Wistful Affection for the Past

Lately I’ve realized how often I find myself lost in a state of nostalgia. Longing for those simpler times, I contemplate how I would do things differently, realize how I didn’t know what to appreciate at the time, and desperately wish that I could go back to be in that place again. For me, nostalgia is like a highlight reel of overexposed, slow motion movie clips that only show the best memories. Or a trailer that gives you just a glimpse of the noteworthy scenes and makes you want to see the whole movie.

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The Detrimental Effects of Living on Auto-Pilot

I was mindlessly tapping through Instagram when I saw a story from one of my favorite lifestyle bloggers. She was promoting her recent nail polish collaboration and showcasing her freshly painted manicure. Frankly, this blogger makes trying on new cosmetic products look entirely fascinating. She is up on the latest trends and it’s like I didn’t know that I needed to know these things until she told me so.

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