Mental Health Check-In

This year and last have been extremely stressful for most people. Weight gain is inevitable. Between being stuck inside, stress, and never-ending TikTok recipes, it feels impossible to escape the Covid 20. Last year, I missed my college graduation because it fell right when Covid really shut everything down. I was super upset at first,…

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Thursday Thoughts: Stress Management

Sometimes I’m just stressed. There’s no avoiding it no matter what I try. Being in a relationship, work, the dog, the commute….everything feels like it piles up until I finally break. I’m still trying to find the best solution to manage my stress, but here are a few things I’ve been working on. Accountability It…

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Brand Spotlight: Mobaak Aromatherapy Shoppe

I came across Mobaak products while grocery shopping many months ago. I was intrigued first by the packaging, and then by the beautiful scents offered. Since my initial encounter, I have purchased many products the brand offers, and I have even gifted a few to family! The Story Mobaak was founded in 2017 when the…

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Practice Mindfulness with These Journal Prompts

Journaling is an important tool for self-reflection and relaxation. Journaling allows us to peek into our inner thoughts more deeply than we normally can. I like to journal most days of the week, even if what I’m writing seems random. It’s nice to have a place to dump all of my thoughts at the end…

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Mid-Week Thoughts

2021 started off very productively. I was in my routine, I was exercising daily, I was excited and ready to go…and then February happened. I have no idea what actually happened this month to make me lose focus – whether it was the stress of my boss catching COVID, the impending doom feeling of running…

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My Health Journey

Let’s Be Honest… Everyone goes through a period in their life where they feel defeated – either you’ve gained weight or you’re simply unhappy with the way things are going. I am no different. In fact, I had both happen to me. After meeting my boyfriend (now fiancé) in 2011-2012, I was introduced to the…

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