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Color Me Sane: Adult Coloring Books and Ground Breaking Benefits for Anxiety

As an adventurer of emotional and physical wellness, I often find that there are so many unconventional tools that aren’t utilized to decrease ongoing anxiety. The most used tools are exercise or meditation; however, there is another ground-breaking option that you can add to your mindfulness tool belt. Adult coloring books has been a trend since 2012, but it has reached astounding heights of popularity in the emotional wellness realm. Being the mindfulness adventurer that I am, I decided to place a temporary hold on traditional meditation, and take part in some good old fashion coloring.

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How to flourish in a toxic work environment without going completely insane?

A toxic work environment can take an emotional tole on your emotional well-being. Why? Because you have to see these damn people more than you see your own family. There are instances in which you are drowning in a toxic work environment and are unable to reach the surface of personal happiness. Continue reading “How to flourish in a toxic work environment without going completely insane?”

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Weekly Self-Reflection: Fck Human Beings

Weekly self-reflection benefits our emotional well-being and prevents life regrets. I find that without weekly self-reflection, I get a little lost, and I lose site of my goals and values. I also start allowing others to influence me in ways that are opposite of my thinking and behaviors. Look, fck human beings and live your best life. Continue reading “Weekly Self-Reflection: Fck Human Beings”

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Political Stress in Trump’s America

After the midterm elections, no matter the results, turn off the news and disconnect from social media to prevent political stress. Try to take your mind off of the state of our country and disconnect from all of the political spin and fear mongering. Unlike no other time in our country, politics is causing Americans depression, fear, anger, and anxiety. Continue reading “Political Stress in Trump’s America”

Lady Gaga: Unconsciously Communicating Lies

Lady Gaga got it right in her speech at Yale when she emphasized the realization that we unconsciously lie to ourselves and to others. As my last post titled Dictate Your Own Happiness stated, sometimes we give too much of our power to other people instead of making our own happiness. Continue reading “Lady Gaga: Unconsciously Communicating Lies”