What’s the key to a healthy lifestyle? The most important thing that you need to really bring everything together? Is it a healthy diet? Tons of exercise? A good night’s sleep? Heck no! (Even though those are all pretty freaking important.) It’s all about the self love baby! And self acceptance is a pretty big part of that.
Learning to love yourself wholeheartedly and accept yourself as the incredible, unique snowflake you are is a big deal. And if that doesn’t sit at the foundation of your healthy lifestyle everything kind of falls apart.
Let’s talk about why self acceptance is so important and how you can work on getting there:
Remember when you were little and life was a little less stressful? Ok, a lot less stressful? Adulthood came with a ton of freedoms, but it certainly amped things up in the stress department too. And while you left a lot of good things behind in your childhood (bad hair cuts, horrible fashions, puberty…) you may have left some pretty awesome stress relieving activities behind as well.
Obviously, you can’t get into a time machine and go back to the carefree days of your childhood. But you can embrace some of the carefree activities you used to love as a kid. And they can help to support yourself in so many ways!
Here are 4 awesome stress relieving activities from your childhood that you should definitely be doing as an adult.
Another week has found us and you know what that means – it’s time for your Monday Inspiration Board! Make this week awesome with some inspirational goodness in the form of quotes, self-care, recipes, and a little aromatherapy. You deserve it.
Check it out:
This time five years ago I was trying to absorb the fact that I have Graves Disease, an incurable, but thankfully treatable, autoimmune disease.
Like many diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, my life drastically changed after my diagnosis. Initially I was devastated and angry. But five years later I can honestly say that Graves Disease has changed my life for the better.
Really, I changed myself for the better. But knowing I would be spending a lifetime with Graves Disease truly motivated me to examine my life and foster changes that would allow me to thrive in my circumstances. And there are so many ways that you can too! Even if you don’t have a chronic illness.
Don’t wait for a disease to make yourself a priority. Let’s talk about how to truly make yourself feel fantastic, inside and out.
Welcome to May! Can you believe that it’s here already? I think we should totally start off the month with open hearts and welcome all of the possibilities that await. One good way to start off on the right foot? An inspiration board of course!
Here’s a collection of inspirational quotes, a self care ritual that will totally boost your spirits, a yummy (and healthy) chocolate dessert that you can totally enjoy guilt free for breakfast, a delicious essential oil diffuser blend and a free self care planner! Because you deserve self care gorgeous!
Without further ado, here’s some inspiration to start things off with a joyful bang:
I hope you had an incredible Easter weekend! I adore this time of year. The world comes alive again after the silence of winter. Buds start to appear, flowers bloom… it’s a time for renewal! A time for new adventures and discoveries. A good time to try new self-care activities, try new recipes, venture to new places… Which is why you deserve an awesome inspiration board to get your started. I’ve got you covered below! Let’s make this an awesome spring.
Another week had found us! So you know what that means – time for your weekly Inspiration Board! Sit back and relax. Read some awesome, inspirational quotes. Pop some essential oils in your diffuser. Make a delicious new dessert (homemade chocolate yall) and spoil yourself to a coffee face mask. You deserve to have a happy, healthy week. So let’s start off on the right foot.
A couple of weeks ago, we talked about some awesome additions you can add to your self-care routine. A hot bath with a good book is one of my personal favourite self care activities. It’s such a good way to relax and unwind. I try to make time for it a few times a week. But I also like to make sure that I don’t dry out my skin in the process. Definitely an unwanted hot bath side effect… Which is why I love to make my own oil bath melts.
You can totally enjoy a nice, hot bath on the regular and still keep your skin healthy, soft and nourished too! Let me show you how to make these marvelous White Chocolate and Coconut Oil Bath Melts that can help you do just that.
Happy Monday! Here’s a little Inspiration Board filled with inspiring quotes, healthy treats, aromatherapy and self-care to help make this a fantastic week:
Do you make time everyday to take care of the wonderful you? And I mean, more than the basic, keep you alive stuff… I’m talking the stuff that makes you feel special. The things that help you feel relaxed. Soothing habits that de-stress you. Feel good activities that support your well-being. Or just the little things that make you happy.
Self care is a form of self love. And that, my friends, is the foundation of a healthy lifestyle. Because, when you love and care for yourself, you take care of yourself and make choices from a kind, loving place. So let’s work on our relationships with our incredible selves and get our self care on!