Category: Meditation

My 5 Steps to Inner Peace

Inner peace: it can only come from within, yet, it’s our inner thoughts that rob us of it. It’s the most valuable thing to cultivate yet one of the hardest (if we let it be.) The great thing is we don’t have to retreat to a monastery or church; we can experience inner peace right now,

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8 Easy Ways to Quickly Boost Your Energy Levels

We’re all familiar with full on physical exhaustion – tired, achy muscles and your eyes are just fighting to stay open. What you may not recognize is the more subtle, mental exhaustion where no matter how fun or enticing something is, you just can’t psych yourself up enough to get up and go. This was

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How Meditation Has Helped Me Get Better

When I first started meditating, I felt pretty silly sitting on the floor of my room. I sat there trying to “empty my mind” and got frustrated pretty quickly because I couldn’t get rid of all my thoughts. That’s what meditation is right – trying to empty your mind? I would sit there but thoughts would

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5 Things I’m Doing to Stress Less

Stress is different for everyone and in my case, it comes from over thinking. I get caught up in analyzing my decisions so much that sometimes, I just end up doing nothing and feel worse. I’ve realized I have to dive right in and take action, so here are 5 things that I’m working on

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How I Manage My Anxiety

Most of the time I feel anxious, and what’s worse is that there’s no clear reason behind it. Nothing especially terrible has happened to me – it’s just a persistent, feeling of dread and restlessness. I finally realized I needed to do something about my anxiety outside of medicine, and this is what I did:

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8 Things I Need to Start Doing Stat!

Having Borderline Personality Disorder means I get the “feels” x10. I deal with intense emotions with BPD, depression and anxiety and I know that I need to become more mentally tough. Mental strength needs to be developed just the same way we develop our bodies by working out; no one is just born with it. Although

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6 Things I Do Every Morning to Get a Head Start

I was one of those people who was constantly late everywhere I went. Appointments, work – I was always barely on time. Being late all the time is very stressful and over time, it took a toll on me. I never felt rested or calm and I was always tired. Not a great way to live. One

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Why I Always Work Out With a Partner

Lifting for me can be quite meditative or it can be a fun and invigorating experience; depending on the day. Throw in my best friend and I kill two birds with one stone – a workout and being social, especially when dealing with depression and my reclusiveness. Here are a few more reasons why I love working

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Steps to a Happier Me

I’ve been around depression my whole life but I’ve only personally experienced it in the last couple of years. My Mom, Dad and oldest sister all suffer from it in their own forms along with anxiety. It hit me hard in the form of an emotional breakdown right before entering work at 6:45am on a

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