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How to Balance Introspection with Mindfulness

We walk a fine line between being self aware and being wrapped up in our own thoughts. I wholeheartedly believe that self awareness (and therefore introspection) is essential to getting your depression, anxiety or stress to a manageable level. I wouldn’t be where I am today if I wasn’t as self-aware. It’s something I’ve been […]

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Here’s What Happens When You Stop Living By Your Values

Over the last year and a half, I’ve really come to realize how much knowing, understanding and living by my values effects my overall mental health and my life in general. It’s amazing how knowing what I value can change my decisions and my boundaries. If an event or activity being offered to me doesn’t […]

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The #1 Mindfulness Tool To Help You Focus on the Present Moment

One of my favorite and most used mindfulness techniques came into play for me last week. Earlier this year, my husband and I decided to take our first family vacation. We’ve gone on a few things with my parents and extended family but never just the three of us, all paid by us! It felt […]

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