A Month Without Instagram and Finding the Balance

As someone who is well adapt in the social media world, it almost seems unfathomable to live without it. We connect with friends across the country and the world in seconds. Family we rarely see can be reached by the click of a button. Inspiration, information, and communication are so readily available everywhere we go. Some may argue this is the greatest advancement of our time. Others will say it hinders us. The virtual world […]

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Meditate Anytime, Anywhere (it’s easier than you think)

When you hear the word “meditate”, what comes to mind? What does it mean to meditate and how do we practice it? Perhaps when you hear someone is “meditating” they are off by themselves in some peaceful environment. Maybe you think of retreat centers filled with like-minded individuals all sitting cross-legged in a room practicing deep breathing. Though all of these are quite realistic, perhaps we are over-thinking it. Instead of putting this idea of […]

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Balancing Screen and Real Time: 5 Action Steps You Can Take Right Now

We have all been there. In a group of people hanging out and someone is on their phone. Perhaps they are bored of the conversation. Or maybe it is just out of habit. Nonetheless, despite your efforts to look them in the eye, they are continuously scrolling through their feed, listening to you, but only half listening. “Look at me, damn it!” I want to yell. How dare you look at your phone while we […]

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Food Sensitivities and Making Peace with Your Body

Many of you may already be well aware of what you should be eating and what you shouldn’t. We know the common food sensitivities like dairy, wheat and sugar, but what about the not-so-common ones like eggs, nuts and beans? Are we fully aware of how we feel when eat eat these foods? If so, to what degree are we suppose to limit them? The problem starts when we assume because it worked for somebody […]

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