5 Tips From a Yoga Newbie

5 Tips From a Yoga Newbie

Yoga is good for so much more than just improving flexibility. It actually supports both our mental and physical health. My doctor even recommended that I practice yoga regularly to try managing my emotions and pain. 

 

After getting the advice from my doc last Friday, I decided to dive in this week. It couldn't hurt to try, right?

 

Keep reading for this yoga newb's top tips, and also get a free DIY Yoga Mat Spray recipe that will help you really focus on your session and be present in the moment!

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4 Reasons Why You Might Be Lacking Motivation

4 Reasons Why You Might Be Lacking Motivation

I think every human has experienced a lack of motivation at some point in their lives. Maybe it was something small, maybe it was something bigger that took years to overcome.

 

Regardless of what you’re lacking motivation for, the first step to gaining it back is to figure out why you lost it.

 

Keep reading to learn about some of the most common causes for lack of motivation and how to overcome them, and also get a free diffuser blend that will have you wishing your to-do list was longer!

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3 Ways That Mindfulness Benefits Mental Health

3 Ways That Mindfulness Benefits Mental Health

Mindfulness means to be fully present in any given moment. It's simply being aware of where you are and what you're doing, without reaction, labeling or judging. Being mindful is noticing the distraction and coming back to the present over and over again, as many times as you need to. 

 

Practicing mindfulness isn't necessarily easy, but it is extremely rewarding. Also, rest assured, it does get easier the more you do it! Keep reading to learn how mindfulness benefits our mental health! Keep your eyes open at the end of this post - I included a great activity to try that incorporates the benefits of mindfulness and essential oils.

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Why We Need “Me Time” & How to Get It

Why We Need “Me Time” & How to Get It

Taking some “me time” is something I always used to brush off and ignore. I viewed it as pointless, that is, until I learned the hard way that everyone really does need it. After speaking with my doctor and multiple therapists, I learned that taking time to rest and let our minds settle is so important for our health. 

 

Keep reading to learn why we all need to take a little “me time” and learn some easy ways to make that happen. Also don’t miss the recipe I included – my favourite bath soak recipe that’s perfect for an easy night of self-care. I even shared a little hack I have for any essential oil lovers out there. 

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3 Pros and Cons to Meal Prepping

3 Pros and Cons to Meal Prepping

Eating healthy is a habit that supports our weight, energy levels, body functions and mental health! It’s an important part of maintaining good health but it can also be hard to do when we are overwhelmed with busy schedules and convenient fast food. 

 

This is something that I’ve always struggled with, so last week I finally decided to give meal prepping a go. I’ve heard a lot of good things about it over the past few years and figured it never hurts to try! 

 

I’ve broken down the top 3 pros and cons that I’ve noticed down below, and I even included the most delicious homemade salad dressing recipe at the end. 

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