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    5 Ways To Stay Stress Free During The Holidays

    The beautiful holiday season is upon us. For those of you who have been following my blog for awhile, you know that I LOVE Christmas. Everything about the holiday make me so happy. I also love Thanksgiving, but Christmas is where it’s at. With Thanksgiving and Christmas around the corner, though they’re filled with tons of love and excitement, they can also be stressful. No worries, my friends. I’m here to offer you some advice to make them less stressful and more relaxing and fun. Because that’s what the holidays are all about, sometimes we just need little reminders.   1. Budget Don’t forget to budget. It’s REALLY easy to…

  • The 10-10-10 Rule For Stress You NEED To Know

    Hey, everyone. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I’ll overthink little situations and get stressed over things I shouldn’t stress about. I  will realize this a few hours or days after I get stressed, and try to tell myself not to worry so much in the moment next time. This is where the 10-10-10 rules comes into play. I get Daily Shine texts as I mentioned in a previous blog, and I got one a few days ago that REALLY stood out to me. It started off by saying this: “A new study shows when we *think* we’ll be stressed (ex. those mid-commute worries) the floodgates open for stress,…

  • Your Guide To A Stress-Free + Relaxing Night

    Hey everyone! I hope you all had a great weekend. Mine was good, and I definitely had some time for some much needed R&R. As the new week begins and schedules begin to get busy once again, it’s important to find ways to relax and rejuvenate. I put together a guide of some essentials that help me achieve a stress-free night. Next time you’re looking to take some time for yourself, use this as your guide!   Lavender Essential Oil -Essential oils are a must for stress-free night. I love essentials oils and find that they are really effective. I’ve mentioned lavender a number of times on my blog, so it’s no surprise lavender…

  • 3 Ways To Lessen Your Stressen’

    Being stressed in stressful. Maybe it’s your workload, homework or any other curveball that life throws your way. Stress is inevitable and you can’t change that. BUT, you CAN change how you deal with it. 1. Lavender I love me some lavender! I grow some in my garden and try to use it as  much as I can, usually in my iced tea. I also have lavender lotion that smells amazing. I loved lavender before I even realized all the health benefits it holds. An article by Health even said that simply breathing in lavender helps lower your heart rate, blood pressure and helps you get to sleep. WIN! Not only that, but it tastes…