Category: Demystifying Wellness

Demystifying Wellness: Make Your Excuses Work for You

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Excuses aren’t all bad if we can make friends with them and let them teach us. To make friends with your excuses, you have to be brutally honest with yourself. Ask yourself: is wellness something I really want to tackle right now? and if the answer is no… that’s okay! 1. Obligation or Intention? Do you

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Shielding Against Improper Spiritual Awakening — Wanderealm

When we talk about spirituality it is usually met with ideas of positivity and happiness, however for some people that choose a more spiritual lifestyle, but have not yet balanced themselves, over seeking spirituality and enlightenment can be a lonely and difficult path. Reaching frequencies you are not prepared for through chanting for instance, can… via

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Demystifying Wellness: Thinking Vs. Feeling

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Is thinking opposed to feeling or do they work together? How can we use our feelings to generate wellness? We look at feeling in the body, emotional mind and spirit to see how each aspect utilizes feeling to create impressions that help us in the development of holistic wellness. In order to truly practice holistic wellness a shift has to occur where we take what we have learned from our thinking selves, and through the active application, demonstrate or teach our feeling selves.

V&E Philosophy of Wellness

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Many of us take a top down approach to our wellness thinking that if we change the way we eat, if we work out, buy ethical products then we are achieving wellness. Yet there is still an upsetting amount of judgement and shame that we put on ourselves and others and the initiative fails. Why is this? Changing your perspective might truly be the first step.

RE: 10 Ways to Resist Depression When You Work From Home

A few months ago, I came across this comical piece from the New Yorker about working from home. It’s hilarious, mostly because it’s a little too accurate. Everyone who works from home is at risk of getting sucked into a vortex of unstructured-ness, a wormhole of “I have nowhere to go, nobody to see, no […]

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Demystifying Wellness: Obligation Versus Intention

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Expanding on my first post Demystifying Wellness: 3 Ideas on Where to Start I wanted to talk a bit more about the concept of I should versus I want to. When you were younger did your parent/grandparent/teacher ever correct you when you asked to do something by saying: Can I …leave the table?   They would then

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Demystifying Wellness: 3 Ideas on Where to Start

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Do you find advice on wellness alienating sometimes? Do you find that some advice is overwhelming and wonder where to start? “I want to cultivate wellness practices and care for myself but some of the advice out there seems too radical and I don’t know where to start” If you can relate, I have compiled a simple list of ideas (not rules) to answer the question: Where do I begin? and the good news is that it has nothing to do with spending money or investing time you don’t have… we are demystifying wellness by taking it back to the beginning!

Am I having an Existential Crisis?

I had a plan. I put everything int0 this plan: my time, effort, and energy, and to no avail. The universe returned my efforts with a message: there is a greater plan you need to follow now, and it is not the one you were working for (and you know it).

I had put all of my effort into plan B, which did involve a lot of courage: facing fears, working through setbacks, and being honest with myself. However, Plan A is less comfortable, less secure, more of an unknown than Plan B.

It seems I have a choice before me: work towards the life I have envisioned for myself or make a new plan B. The decision seems obvious but, following plan A has me feeling lost, confused, scared, and courageous, brave and strong all at once.

Am I experiencing an existential crisis, or is it something else?