Healthy Habits

Having healthy habits can help us balance home and work better.

home exercise

6 Reasons Why Home Exercise is Awesome

This post contains affiliate links. Clicking on them and purchasing items can earn me commissions. I only share products that I own or would purchase myself.  I’ve always known that exercise is important. However, it has been very hard to ever get into a daily habit of it. Life is constantly pulling me in a million directions and I often don’t make exercise a priority. I started exercising daily in February though and it has helped …

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gratitude journal

Count Your Many Blessings: Thoughts on Keeping a Gratitude Journal

I recently started keeping a gratitude journal. Well actually, I just write what I am grateful for each day in my daily planner.It is something that is very simple, takes very little time, but has greatly improved my happiness and outlook on life. Throughout any given day there are ups and downs. What we focus on determines our happiness level. Thinking about something good that has happened on a day that may have originally seemed …

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4 Ways to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

I often catch myself comparing myself to others. Or getting discouraged because someone else is better at something than me. It makes me feel bad. Like I should give up. Even though I know I shouldn’t This is always a huge hit to my self-esteem too! We need to stop being so hard on ourselves. I came up with 4 ways to stop comparing yourself to others. You are YOU While we may have similarities …

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negative to positive

Never a Failure, Always a Lesson: Cheese Sauce Edition

Have you ever planned a perfect dinner only to make a mistake and have it not turn out right? Or planned the perfect day only to have things change last minute or not go as you hoped?  I know I have many times. It is easy in these times to think “why do I even bother?”  or “I’m not meant to have one fun day” or “I’m never going to be successful.” or “I’m a …

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establishing good habits

We Are What We Repeatedly Do: Establishing Good Habits

Good habits can be hard to establish. It seems like bad habits creep in without much thought but good habits take lots of repetition and mental toughness to stick with. This has always been true for me. Even when I have established a good habit, if I stop thinking of it often and repeating it daily, the good habit stops. This quote from Aristotle has always been one of my favorites. Simple habits can lead …

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