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Everyday Lifestyle, Self-Care & Well-Being

Are You Living An Authentic Life?

Aiming to live authentically helps create a sense of purpose and fulfillment that's rooted in recognizing our self-worth. It's an evolving process throughout our life's journey deeply connected to what resonates most within our principles, responsibilities, boundaries, words and actions.

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Everyday Lifestyle, Self-Care & Well-Being

Self-Care 101: Natural Mood Boosters

Requiring a mood boost every now and then is completely normal; particularly during dreary, colder months or as we navigate a way through bouts of general anxiety and depression -- even pandemic depression, which so many of us are experiencing.

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Everyday Lifestyle, Self-Care & Well-Being

Supporting Your Mental Health: How To Get Better Sleep

An appropriate amount of quality sleep is fundamental in helping us maintain our mental, emotional and physical health; we're often advised to get enough rest when trying to manage stress, anxiety and depression. The problem with this recommendation is that all of these mental health challenges regularly interfere with our ability to sleep.

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Everyday Lifestyle, Self-Care & Well-Being

Distraction Techniques To Ease Anxiety

Whether it's through a diagnosed anxiety disorder or from generalized stress about an upcoming event or temporary apprehension triggered by a situation that will resolve itself over time; anxiety is a common experience that many people will encounter.

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Everyday Lifestyle, Self-Care & Well-Being

Relationship Goals: Improving Your Love Language

Understanding how we express love and communicate our needs in a relationship is one of the most meaningful things we can do. Valuing receptive, nourishing connections that thrive requires a clear awareness of each other's love language.

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Everyday Lifestyle, Self-Care & Well-Being

Working Through Situational Depression

All of us at various points within our lifetime will experience events, challenges, changes and difficulties that negatively impact our mental health. Struggling and needing help from time to time makes us human, and we are not alone.

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Everyday Lifestyle, Self-Care & Well-Being

Turning Toxic Positivity Into Actionable Empathy

Every so often life just sucks. Many things can change, be disrupted, hurt and weigh heavy. It's typical to experience highs and lows, happiness and sadness, progress and regression -- we all require a little help from time to time -- but navigating whatever it is that's causing us difficulty can't always be soothed with positive vibes.

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Everyday Lifestyle, Self-Care & Well-Being

Setting Personal Boundaries

Personal boundaries are important for maintaining our overall wellbeing. We need them in our lives to make sure we don't get overwhelmed and to help us navigate our day-to-day in a healthy, positive way. So how do we utilize them and make sure they are respected?