Exercise provides you with a sense of mental wellbeing. You feel motivated and accomplished. There is a drive to succeed in other areas of life when you are fit and healthy. The mental impact of a great workout is equally as important as the physical.Read More
I’ll say it again, because I believe it that much, meditation is amazing. Its benefits are numerous–as I mentioned in part one of this post–and it has helped me personally in more ways than I can articulate.
However, meditating can be difficult to get used to. Our busy brains and lives find many reasons and ways to distract us from this wonderful tool. So, if you have a desire to meditate, but find it really difficult, or just don’t know where to start, this post is written just for you.Read More
In light of Mental Health Month, I want to talk about my very favorite tool to keeping a healthy mental balance. As I mentioned in the previous post, the single most effective thing that has helped me combat depression and anxiety, and stabilized my mental state is daily meditation and releasing my worries and burdens to God and the Universe.Read More
One in five adults in America suffers from mental illness in any given year.(1) And those are just the ones that have been diagnosed.
May is Mental Health Month, so I want to do my part to help anyone who is affected by a mental health imbalance. As someone who has struggled with anxiety and depression for YEARS, you can be sure I’ve tried just about everything to pull myself out of it–therapy, medication, changing careers, and even self pep talks that usually just ended in me screaming at myself in the mirror while sobbing (not so helpful).Read More
The best way to get quality products, while putting the least amount of strain on your wallet is to DIY! Not only will you save money and have a healthy alternative to chemical-laden products, you’ll have fun experimenting with different cleaning and purifying recipes.Read More
Wait! Just because you’re on a toss-your-junk spree, doesn’t mean your crap should go in the trash. Whether your are getting rid of a few things, or purging your entire home of all the junk you no longer need, there are many alternatives to adding those items to our overflowing landfills. It may be tempting to toss everything you don’t want in the trash and call it done. However, spending a little extra time and energy can actually make you some money off of your “junk”.Read More
Let me tell you ‘bout some clutter. I have tendency to hang on to some shit. Always with the excuse of “that will be useful for something,” or “so-and-so gave me that and would be upset if I got rid of it,” and the ever-looming “I’ll get around to it at some point.”Read More
Hello friends! It’s been a long time. I hope your winter has been a relaxed time of reflection and introspection. I can assure you mine has, aside from a very busy Christmas.
I’m feeling especially nostalgic and reflective right now because Girl Meets Green is ONE YEAR OLD today! I can hardly believe we’ve been going for a whole year already.
Anniversaries, birthdays, and new years make me do two things: ...Read More
Hello dear friends, long time no see! I’ve been a little MIA from Girl Meets Green, I know. But I have not forgotten about you.
As with any extended absence (more than a few weeks) from this blog, it has something to do with losing focus and losing steam, which I have talked about before. It happens. And I’m not going to beat myself up about it.Read More