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8 Apps + Tools for a More Purposeful Life

Guest Post by Jodie Brown of Everyday I'm Buffering As part of my new journey to live my life to the fullest, I have found so many useful apps, websites and other tools that have made everything I do so much easier and simpler. To live life with purpose, you want to spend it doing what you want to do, and whatever gives you joy. The following article includes tools[...]

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Greenwashing: What it is and What to Do About It

What is Greenwashing and How to Protect Yourself From It... Greenwashing has been gaining more and more attention over the past few years. Luckily it has because I was one hundred percent a victim. For those of you that are unaware like I was, greenwashing is a marketing tactic companies use to falsely market their products as "natural" or environmentally sound.[...]

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Shadow Work: A Complete Guide to Self-Healing

shadow work and learning to love your darkness... You're probably thinking, "Darkness? Girl, what witchy nonsense is this "shadow work" you speak of?", but stick with me for a minute. We all have a light side and a dark side. To further simplify, our light side encompasses the qualities and traits we like, love, and appreciate about ourselves. Our dark side (shado[...]

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25 Journal Prompts for Moms

25 journal prompts for moms who need to relax I've said it here before, but I'll say it again, journaling isn't my jam. This blog is the closest I'll get to opening up a notebook or journal and writing down my thoughts. Don't ask why, but it gives me anxiety, but for many people, it does quite the opposite. It releases anxiety and helps ground you. It allows you[...]

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The Self-Love Gift Guide You Didn’t Know You Needed

A List of Things You Absolutely Do Not Need, But Should Get Anyways... Yeah, you read that right...SELF-LOVE GIFT GUIDE. A.K.A. A list of things you really don't need to purchase, but you should because "hashtag self-love" Alright, I was shmying the internet ("shmying" is Yiddish for "looking" or "browsing"), because quarantine and I saw some of the cutest thing[...]

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Releasing Anxious Thoughts for Good: Action You Can Take Today

Humanity is an intense experience. You hear the words “unprecedented times” a lot these days, but life has always been unprecedented! Until there is a way to predict the future, we’ll stay living in unprecedented times. For this reason, it’s really nothing strange that many people have anxious thoughts! However, understanding that doesn’t do you much[...]

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Quarantine Depression: Like Walking Through Quicksand

Are you feeling like depression in this quarantine has flirted with you once or twice? You're not alone.... It's May which means it's Mental Health Awareness Month! As great as having a month is, let's be honest, every day is mental health awareness day especially now. I feel like life has been the most insane rollercoaster these past two months. The ups have b[...]

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How Veganism Contributes to a Healthier Mind

Veganism and plant-based eating can have a profound effect on our minds. The impact of a vegan lifestyle can be felt in the physical, emotional, mental & spiritual realms. When discussing veganism or a plant-based diet within this post, I am referring to a diet that is focused on whole foods. Whole foods are fruits, vegetables, legumes, beans, whole grains, nut[...]

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Free Virtual Workouts to Do at Home

Just because our lives have been turned upside down does NOT mean that we get to just give up on ourselves and let ourselves go. We will come out of quarantine one day, who knows when, but when that day comes you BEST believe I will be looking like a damn snack...Nah, better yet, she will be looking like a damn 5 course meal! Working out at home is one of my least[...]

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5 Things to Do Right Now to Reduce Your Anxiety Naturally

My Favorite Ways to Naturally Reduce Anxiety Are you feeling the weight of the world right now? Well, you're not alone. Anxiety and stress are my new roommates and learning how to naturally reduce my anxiety immediately has been crucial for my mental health. Some of us have lost our jobs, some of us are working overtime, some of us are on the front lines of saving[...]