Changing Mood with Smell

Have you had the experience of smelling something freshly baked and suddenly feeling warm inside? Or maybe you've had all your muscles relax after breathing in a bouquet of flowers? Smells have an incredible power to influence our bodies, thoughts, and feelings. Our sense of smell is an especially important sense that doesn't get enough … Continue reading Changing Mood with Smell

And Breathe…

You can go weeks without food, days without water, but only a few minutes without your breath. Breathing is our first, most important part of keeping ourselves alive and well. However, that doesn't mean that it can't be a wholesome and enjoyable experience. Conscious breathing exercises are the first step in accomplishing that. Conscious breathing … Continue reading And Breathe…

Trusting Yourself And Starting to Take Your Own Advice

Have you ever had the experience of giving someone helpful advice, yet feeling lost when it comes to your own problems? It can feel easier to come up with solutions when looking in from an outside perspective. However, we always subconsciously know what we feel is the best course of action to take; it gets … Continue reading Trusting Yourself And Starting to Take Your Own Advice

The Importance of Self Care Rituals

With our daily lives so busy and hectic, it can be easy to forget things. We've all forgotten something important while caught up in the chaos. Developing routines makes it key to remembering what we need to. In the same way, we need to make taking care of ourselves a ritual. Rituals are daily ceremonies … Continue reading The Importance of Self Care Rituals

Reconnecting With Yourself Through Meditation

When life is hectic, our thoughts will naturally race, trying to keep up with everything that's going on. While stuck in this panicked state, our minds miss things. We miss the opportunities to let life slow down and take a moment to ensure that all is well. Meditation slows life down and redirects your attention … Continue reading Reconnecting With Yourself Through Meditation

How to Live with Thich Nhat Hanh

Mindfulness is the art of fully paying attention to the present moment. Even though it is simple in concept, it can be difficult for many people to settle their minds. With our thoughts constantly racing, trying to multitask to have everything figured out, mindfulness is an art that may not come naturally for most and … Continue reading How to Live with Thich Nhat Hanh