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Stop Telling People They Have To Unplug For Wellness

art by Julia Green

It’s more important, and more useful, to encourage people to employ whatever modality works for them in their search for solace.

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How To Chill Your Adrenals Out

(illustrated by Sanna Thijs @fulloffreckles)

Chronic stress secretes a hormonal cocktail that wreaks havoc on that amazing body you have. Here's how you can chill your adrenals and reduce stress.

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My Favorite Self-Care Apps (Apple Watch Compatible!)

Whatever you call it, sitting in quiet contemplation has innumerable health benefits.

My favorite of all the apps are the ones that encourage and remind me to care for myself. Why? Because I SUCK SO HARD AT IT.

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How To Slow Down During Your Busy Life

I’m writing this, and I don’t even fully know how to tell you to slow down during your busy life because the truth is, I’m learning how to do this myself.

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4 Simple Tips For Moms Who Want To Practice Mindfulness

"On the worst days, remember that tomorrow is a new day to start fresh and improve on yesterday's mishaps (which probably weren't as disastrous as you thought)."

Motherhood is stressful, and between regretting things we did in the past and planning for the future, it's hard to remember to eat lunch. Despite being pulled every possible direction, it’s important to practice self-care. And one of the easiest ways to ensure that you are taking care of yourself is to practice mindfulness.

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10 Ways I'm Learning To Cope With Anxiety

Hopefully these tips will help others too.

Even with all of the precautions that we take to help sway anxiety from creeping up on us, we still will have our bad days. But I found some techniques that may help — at least a little bit.

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5 Tips For Practicing Mindfulness With Your Kids

Since breathing can be a subject of much controversy (at least it can be in my house), try sneaking in mindfulness under the guise of a game.

But how do I go about actually practicing mindfulness with my kids when I still can’t seem to get them to find their shoes in 30 minutes or less? To be honest, it’s not always easy. However, there are a few key things that I have found really helpful in getting my kids started on the path to a more mindful life.

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5 Ways To Be A Badass And Run Your Life 

Make sure a yes to someone else is not a no to yourself.

Sasha Tozzi gives us her tips on what keeps her feeling grounded and like the badass she is.

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5 Steps To A Mindfulness Practice For The Non-Woo

Literally ask yourself, “What do I want more of?” (image credit: Thinkstock)

Self-care has become a huge buzzword in the wellness industry.

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I Watch Trashy Reality TV And I Feel No Shame

Every time I watch some absurd scenario unfold, I grow increasingly grateful for my normal — no matter how boring it sometimes seems. Image: Thinkstock.

Most nights I rely on trashy reality TV to unjumble my thoughts and get centered. To some, that logic is a little fuzzy, but to me, focusing on someone else’s preventable drama seems far preferable to obsessing over my own.

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