Tag: Mental Health

Our Story.

It’s been quite a year. And throughout this blog, I have shared some of the ups and downs of what has been going on in our life, without too much detail. Although I try to be transparent in my life, there was much about the past year, that I didn’t share. I alluded to the

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Moving Beyond Suffering

Beautiful State V. Suffering I was recently listening to an old Tim Ferriss Show Podcast, which featured Tony Robbins. During the podcast, Tony and Tim discuss the two states of being; A beautiful state and suffering. During our lives we are in one or the other. One cannot be suffering just a little bit, but

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Hope.

“We live in the hope.” Three months ago, this would have been a cheeky motivational quote I heard in a Super Soul Sunday Podcast, which I wrote in my notebook because it sounded interesting, but never paid much attention too. Two months ago, I would have thought to myself, ‘that which you seek, seeks you,’

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i missed it.

As I wrote before, it’s been a long month, now few months. What started out as a potential potassium deficiency turned out to be a mental health crisis manifesting through unspecified chest pain (which you can read his account of here). Countless testing and cardiac episodes were actually somatic symptoms of a much larger issue

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Just Breathe

I failed. This past month, with my happiness project, I failed in almost every way. I didn’t read everyday like I planned. I didn’t meditate, or take cold showers. I didn’t eat healthy, at times I hardly at all. My topic this month was to embrace life, and love my fate; amor fati. I failed.

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Rise and Grind

Have you ever thought about how you start your day? Not just, what time of day you need to wake up to get ready in time, to be out the door and where you need to be on time; But actually started your day with intention? Imagine if you started your day with clear purpose,

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Ice Ice Baby

What if the best part of waking up, wasn’t actually Folgers in your cup? What if the best thing to do to kick start your day was actually a cold shower? I know, I know, but hear me out. Exposure to cold is increasing more and more in popularity due to it’s wide array of

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August Happiness Project: Wellness

During the month of July, I learned a great deal about myself; about giving grace and my short-comings. I learned that it is much easier to give grace in situations where I am comfortable and agreeable; yet when situations are outside of my comfort zone, or I don’t agree with someone or something, it is

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Mindfulness Vs Mindlessness Consumption

When we think of mindfulness I think there is often this image that comes to mind of a Buddhist Monk meditating and reaching some higher sense of awareness. And as Aubrey Marcus says in Own the Day, Own Your Life “meditation is an extension of mindfulness,” mindfulness comes in many other forms. There is a strong

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Mental Health and Motherhood

May is Mental Health Awareness month, and also my month of focusing on being a better parent. One aspect of being a good parent, is taking care of oneself. It’s like what they say on airplanes, you have to put your mask on before you can help others. With the month of May coming to an end, I feel like this is a perfect time to touch base on mental health and it’s affect on being a mom.