3 Tips for Self-Critics Trying to Practice Self-Compassion

3 Tips for Self-Critics Trying to Practice Self-Compassion

I was my own worst critic for years, but once I finally started being more compassionate towards myself, my life got significantly better. 


Self-compassion supports strong mental health and a stable sense of self-worth. It offers the benefits of self-esteem, without any of the pitfalls.


When you’re your own worst critic this practice can seem near impossible, but I’m writing today to promise you it’s not!


Keep reading to get a few tips on self-compassion for self-critics, plus the roller recipe I used nonstop when I was struggling with this in my own life. 

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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 Healthy Habits for Supporting Mental Health

3 Healthy Habits for Supporting Mental Health

Did you know that certain healthy habits are extremely important to keep up with when you’re battling a mental illness? It’s amazing what a few simple lifestyle changes can do for our minds!

 

Here are a few of the number habits that I’m currently working on to support my mental health.

 

Make sure to read through to the end for my “Feeling Blue” diffuser recipe – it’s perfect for days when you’re in need of a pick-me-up!

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