Tag: lifestyle

What if you could feel better…

I’ll never forget… those 8 excruciatingly long years living in my own version of Hell. I’ve shared my wellness journey over at our But You Don’t Look Sick post… but I hadn’t taken the time to actually spill my heart on video… until now… Seizures Mobility difficulty Cognitive difficulty Chronic weakness Chronic fatigue Chronic pain Severe,…

Ways to Help Your Mind Slow Down

What do you do when your mind just won’t stop? It’s that moment again… at the most inopportune time your mind decides to race, keeping you awake, preventing you from focusing, or completely distracting you from your mountain of “to-do list” entries. You just want to get enough done today to feel productive and accomplished,…

“But You Don’t LOOK Sick”

If there was one phrase that I most often heard during my twenties, it would be: “… but you don’t look sick.” To anyone with unexplained, undiagnosed, autoimmune or “hidden” health problems, this phrase is in and of itself cringe-worthy. No, I didn’t look sick. Not until my face went pale while my eyes rolled…

Is Wellness a Luxury?

Have you seen the headlines? “Wellness is the new luxury.” What do you think? Is it true? Or did you just have a massive eye-roll? My experience losing my health… and my income Looking back at my 20s… I was fit. I was healthy. I was physically unstoppable. Then my health fell out… and it…

10 Phrases That Keep You From Being Happy

There is a lot of talk and activism throughout the internet about bullying. Bullying can be devastating! But what do you do if you’re the one bullying yourself? How you talk to yourself matters! In fact, it matters more than how other people talk to you. Yes… How you talk to yourself could actually be…

Remove Toxins from Your Perfume or Cologne

Perfume and cologne are everywhere. From sprays to lotions to cosmetics to roll on bottles, everything in the personal care market seems to have fragrance. And why not? Everyone loves to smell good and use products that smell good (at least everyone who I’ve ever met). But what exactly is in that fragrant “smell-good?” What…

Supporting Your Child’s Sleep

** A guest post by Amber from Amber’s Intuition Do children ever stop? I mean… that time of night… every night… it starts. Finish dinner… relax as a family… brush teeth… potty… pajamas… and BAM “I don’t have to go sleep in my bed!!!” between sobs and massive tears streaming. Bedtime routine never seems to…

Job Security – Too Good To Be True?

I remember hearing about the work force and what is expected of new adults while I was growing up. My parents never missed the opportunity to talk about the future, largely focusing on the importance of planning and career goals. Those conversations always ended up stressing the same line of progression: Graduate high school Graduate…

6 Tips To Get What You Want

Are you stuck wanting something, but can’t figure out how to get it?​ We grow up constantly hearing “you can’t always get what you want” – but anyone who has seen success knows that if you want something bad enough, you will find a way to achieve it.  1. First you must decide what it…

Is It Selfish To Focus On Yourself?

You hear it all the time… You need to take care of yourself. You’re too burned out and need some YOU time. You can’t forget about YOU BUT… Taking time out for yourself means taking time away from everything else… like your career or your family… do you really have time for that? Realizing that, you…

5 Crucial Steps To Change Your Life

​Have you ever thought one of the following thoughts? Money shouldn’t be spent Opportunities are limited Risk is dangerous Success is temporary ​Then you could be holding yourself back, and not even realize it! Your mindset – the way you think – could be causing you to look at successful people and assume they were lucky,…

I Lost My Mind Living A Healthy Lifestyle

3 years ago I dove into the Paleo diet, after 8 long years of failing health, including autoimmune and neurological nightmares. Contrary to conventional wisdom provided to me by family and doctors, my dietary changes and reintroduction of yoga practices nearly wiped out my health issues. From there, I started using essential oils regularly (every…