I know we are technically a week into fall but y’all, Texas doesn’t really do seasons! It’s been pretty mild here the past few weeks so I’m basically treating this as Summer: The Sequel. In that train of thought, there’s nothing more I love on a warm day than relaxing and enjoying a delicious bottle of kombucha!
Have you ever had a day where nothing seems to go right? You feel like everything is falling apart and your mind can’t seem to make sense of it all? That feeling is more common than you think! Whether you’re a stay at home mom or a young professional, stress has a way of creeping into our lives. I’m sure the concept of self-care is nothing new as it seems to be the buzzword as of lately. However, taking a minute for yourself can be much easier than you realized!
This week has been weird for me. The rainy weather has been ruining my plans and with my father-in-law in the hospital, I’ve been a big ball of blah. In situations like this, I like to surround myself with people and activities that make me happy and keep my anxiety levels at bay. Lately, this has been easier said than done.
Monday morning was supposed to be an easy run around the neighborhood. No time or distance limit, just listen to my music and run. Normally, running makes me feel so dang happy and my heart is practically bursting with joy. But Monday? Running was the last thing I wanted to do. Since I was already wide awake (and I had to wash my hair anyways), I opted to stretch and do yoga. I even challenged myself to close my eyes during the whole video and just take vocal cues.
With everything we have going on nowadays and a billion commitments to tend to, how do you find time to relax? If you’re anything like most people, your time to relax usually involves some form of technology: scrolling through Facebook or Instagram or mindlessly watching TV. While I do believe these can be a way to unwind, I found meditation takes it to another level. Continue reading My Favorite Meditation App!