Mind/Body/Spirit

8 Ways To Process Your Emotions

The importance of emotional health in our society is not good. Honestly speaking, capitalism and consumerism are driven by emotion based decision making. Rates of anxiety, stress, and depression are increasing. The existential truth about the human condition is a shocking revelation that can be confusing to process. Personally, I feel that people don't understand… Continue reading 8 Ways To Process Your Emotions

Mind/Body/Spirit

Shadow Work: Guide To Recovery & Enlightenment

Are you interested in taking the journey to enlightenment of self? Do you wish to have more inner peace? Are unsure about your triggers and why they happen? Do you have unresolved trauma? Do you want to know what shadow work entails?  I wanted to make shadow work a blog post, but decided to gather… Continue reading Shadow Work: Guide To Recovery & Enlightenment

Mind/Body/Spirit

5 Minute Visualization Technique Before Bed That Works

If you have not already, please read my post about visualization techniques before you proceed. I want you to be aware of what it is and how powerful it can be to manifest your own reality. The purpose of this technique is to plant your seed of intention into the subconscious mind. You have the… Continue reading 5 Minute Visualization Technique Before Bed That Works

Mind/Body/Spirit

It’s Not About Positive Vibes Only: Why It’s Important To Not Ignore Your Shadow

“People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own souls. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.” ― Carl Jung, Psychology and Alchemy When I first began my spiritual journey, I had this notion that it was all about "positive… Continue reading It’s Not About Positive Vibes Only: Why It’s Important To Not Ignore Your Shadow

Lifestyle, Mind/Body/Spirit, Motherhood

5 Ways That Your Self Care May Be A Toxic Coping Mechanism

When you become a parent, especially a mother, self-care is one of the most common topics you will hear from veteran parents. In all honesty, self-care is vital for new mothers because it is a deliberate act meant to address mental, spiritual, emotional and physical health. In my early 20's, my favorite areas of self-care… Continue reading 5 Ways That Your Self Care May Be A Toxic Coping Mechanism

Mind/Body/Spirit

5 Common Meditation Mistakes That Cause More Harm Than Good

Do you utilize meditation? If not, why don't you? You know what? I think I have an idea as to why you may not be meditating every day. When I first started meditating, I had so many different rules for relaxation. Crazy, right? I had to be in a certain room, a certain headspace, sitting… Continue reading 5 Common Meditation Mistakes That Cause More Harm Than Good

Mind/Body/Spirit

Intrinsic Versus Extrinsic Motivations And How To Use Them To Your Benefit

We are all motivated by different factors. Who we are to our core and our self-concept is where we draw our motivations. The image that we see of ourselves is developed from our personality, capabilities, and characteristics. When we are younger, the self-concept is moldable because we are still on a journey of self-discovery. As… Continue reading Intrinsic Versus Extrinsic Motivations And How To Use Them To Your Benefit

Mind/Body/Spirit

3 Simple Steps On How To Balance And Heal Your Third Chakra

Solar Plexus Mantra: "I DO" In total, there are seven chakras. They are said to be the source of where all energy flows through the body. It is said that blocked energy can lead to imbalances in life and illnesses. The third chakra is located where the diaphragm rests. The solar plexus, the third chakra,… Continue reading 3 Simple Steps On How To Balance And Heal Your Third Chakra

Motherhood

Postpartum Depression And What I Learned About Myself

That first cry left me speechless. Every mother I spoke to assured me that every pregnancy complication was going to be worth that first moment. They were right. I was shaking from the adrenaline and in awe of his entire presence. When my aunt yelled that he was a boy and I felt my heart… Continue reading Postpartum Depression And What I Learned About Myself

Mind/Body/Spirit

5 Creative Things To Do When You’re Feeling Stressed and Drained

"Your soul is infinitely creative. It is alive and expansive in nature. It is curious and playful, changing with the tides of time" - Debbie Ford When I look back at my life, I realize that in some of my darkest times of stress it was creativity that helped me to balance it all. I… Continue reading 5 Creative Things To Do When You’re Feeling Stressed and Drained