journaling

How To Gain Clarity And Insight. Why Journaling Is Good Plus Journaling Exercises.

Journaling… a practice I never thought that I would return to. After all, I’m not 13 and pining over the latest school crush.

I’ve heard every self help person talk about journaling and I’ve always ignored it. I have notes synced across all of my devices and my motto was ‘If it’s in the cloud then it’s at least out of my head!’

I HATE wasting paper and since I move a lot, most paper always ends up in the recycling bin. So with this narrow mentality, I ignored the advice of many and never journaled.

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diy all purpose cleaner

3-Ingredient DIY Natural All-Purpose Cleaner with Essential Oils

When I think about the one area that I am constantly cleaning, it’s my kitchen counters. Since my kitchen spray is something I come in contact with everyday, it made sense to try a DIY all purpose cleaner as a natural alternative. At first I started buying Mrs. Meyer’s Kitchen Spray. I don’t mind it, but it still contains synthetics and I can’t guarantee the purity and potency of the essential oils that are in it.

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overcome fear and anxiety

Tools to Help Overcome Fear And Anxiety

Fear and anxiety riddles our world. How many times have you been laying in your warm and cozy bed replaying a horror movie in your head about something that hasn’t even happened yet?

It happens to everyone. I know I’ve done this, and I’ll be the first to admit it. Fear and anxiety can creep up before a big meeting, before you have to meet your boss, or even when you’re going to a party and you don’t know anyone.

Here are a few tools and strategies that you can use right now to help you overcome fear and anxiety as soon as it rears its ugly head.

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diy breath spray

DIY Breath Spray

How many times have you been standing there talking with someone and have been super paranoid about your coffee breath. AHH, this does happen to me because I have a slight obsession with coffee!

A lot of times we reach for chewing gum or breath mints, but do you know what is in those? SUGAR! The bulk of all breath mints are comprised of some form of sugar or sugar substitute. Then they use something called a ‘binder’ to hold it all together. A binder can be anything from gelatin (which is extracted from the skin, bones, and connective tissues of animals such as domesticated cattle, chicken, pigs, and fish) to corn syrup.

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