Sneak Peek into My Morning Ritual

Sneak Peek into My Morning Ritual

Welcome to my morning ritual!   I have found that the best way for me to ensure that I make self-care a daily priority is to make it a habit, or even better…a ritual.   The difference between a routine and a ritual is intention.  My intention as I...
A Whole New Ball Game for Autoimmune Sufferers!

A Whole New Ball Game for Autoimmune Sufferers!

  *This post contains affiliate links. See below for what that means. *Disclaimer: Keep in mind that I am not a doctor or medical professional.  Always check with your doctor before beginning a new exercise regime/treatment.  Remember that you are a unique...
Take a Deep Breath!

Take a Deep Breath!

Just Breathe…   How many times have your heard that when your emotions are getting the better of you? Probably at least a few times, I’m sure, but did you ever stop to wonder how breathing helps?   Conscious breathing keeps us firmly in the present moment,...
Dealing with a Diagnosis, Part 4

Dealing with a Diagnosis, Part 4

Mastering Your Mindset:   A HUGE part of enjoying your life, post-diagnosis, relies upon having a positive mindset. I’ve talked about mindset in previous posts, and I will continue to in future posts, so I’m not going to go too deeply into it here, but here are a few...
Dealing with a Diagnosis, Part 3

Dealing with a Diagnosis, Part 3

Make a plan, Stan:   When confronted with a diagnosis, you will most likely want to learn as much as you can about it. My advice: research, but with discernment. Endless Google searches of your diagnosis will undoubtedly lead you to some pretty dark places. Know...
Dealing with a Diagnosis, Part 2

Dealing with a Diagnosis, Part 2

Getting the support you need:   Creating a strong support system for yourself is crucial. In fact, it is important for EVERYONE, whether or not they have a chronic illness. Connection is our reason for living.   I choose to look at my illness as a gift that...