The healing power of my plants has almost nothing to do with some hippie new wave plant aura idea (but I don’t necessarily doubt it).
“When you look at your life and feel at peace because of changes you’ve made, that’s recovery.” -Anonymous
Gretchen Rubin’s book Better than Before gave me a radically new perspective on why I fail to develop habits and how to change that.
“Don’t be afraid. There are exquisite things in store for you. This is merely the beginning.” -Oscar Wilde Image Source
Anxiety keeps me from sleeping at all (hello 3 hours a night) and depression makes me sleep non stop because I cannot get myself out of bed.
I love face masks, baths, nail polish, and skincare way more than as much as the next person. However I feel suspicious about the current wave of self care that focuses almost exclusively on activities that focus on changing or improving your appearance.
“Healing is a choice. It is not an easy one because it takes work to turn around your habits. But keep making the choice and shifts will happen.” – Yehuda Berg Image Source
“I’m in love with who I’m becoming” -Anonymous Image from the very talenter Rachel Anne Bartz, check out her work here.
Image via People Pets “As soon as kids see the scars that wind around the four-year-old canine’s muzzle, “they know that he’s been through a lot, just like they have,” says Kevin Marlin
Jen Sincero’s You are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life is my absolute favorite