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9 Movies That Will Improve Your Mood Immediately

9 Movies That Will Improve Your Mood Immediately

Fun fact: I love movies. As such, I watch a lot of them. I mentioned before that I am lucky enough to have an encore theatre in town that plays movies a few weeks after they’ve premiered for only $2-4…

4 Areas to Practice Lagom for Health and Wellness (It's the New Hygge)

4 Areas to Practice Lagom for Your Health and Wellness

If you were on the internet anytime during 2016 I’m betting you came across the phenomenon that is hygge. Hygge is a Danish word loosely defined as a warm, cozy atmosphere. However, it seems there may be a shift toward…

20 Reasons to Start Practicing Yoga

20 Reasons to Start Practicing Yoga

I’m over at Red and Honey talking about the benefits of yoga. While POP Pilates is my daily exercise of choice, I do enjoy a good yoga flow every now and then. In the post I go through a number…

10 Pathways to Positivity + New Free Email Course

10 Pathways to Positivity + a New Free Email Course

Happy Valentine’s Day! Whether you are in a romantic relationship or not I hope this can be a day of good vibes for you. Celebrate your relationships not only with a romantic partner, but with friends, family, and yourself.…

The Best Essential Oils for Insomniacs

The Best Essential Oils for Insomniacs

Brad jumped on the wearable activity tracker bandwagon back in November. While I appreciate the fitness tracker, food log, heart rate chart, and smart coach features, what I am most interested in is the sleep tracking. With his tracker, not…

The Things That Are Saving My Life Right Now

The Things That Are Saving My Life Right Now

Today is February 2nd  which means it’s Groundhog Day (the ECE in me will always remember), but more importantly, it is the halfway point of winter. Hurray! We’re now on the downhill slide into spring. To celebrate, this is…

Why You Should and How to Craft Meaningful Compliments

Why and How to Craft Meaningful Compliments

Today, January 24th, is National Compliment Day. What an uplifting national day to celebrate! There are many benefits of complimenting for both you and your recipient. Best of all, giving out compliments is 100% free to do. Plus, you…

10 Affirmations to Kick Start 2017

10 Affirmations to Kick Start the New Year

As we move further into January, the excitement and enthusiasm of the new year begins to wane. Chances are that you have slipped up on your New Year’s resolutions or had a false start on a goal (I know…

10 Winter Self-Care Activities to Fight Blue Monday

10 Winter Self-Care Activities to Fight Blue Monday

The third Monday of January has been labelled Blue Monday – the saddest day of the year. This was first determined in 2005 using some mathematical equation which has since been disputed. However, it does make sense that mid-late…

Use This Moonlight Visualization to Help You Fall Asleep

Use This Visualization to Help You Fall Asleep

About a month ago I was struggling with anxious feelings, and it was really affecting my sleep. While laying in bed for hours on end one night, I created a visualization exercise to get some relief. I did it…