Mental Health Monday

Spring Clean Your Brain

It's getting pretty stinkin' close to summer, but there's still time to spring clean our brains. At least here, in Chicago, it's finally starting to warm up, brighten up, and feel like spring/summer. It's been way too cold, cloudy, and rainy to feel like a real spring. We may have even skipped it altogether however… Continue reading Spring Clean Your Brain

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Running

Do You Have Asthma?

I'm not a doctor. I'm not a doctor. But I do have asthma. And I did think I had asthma for quite awhile before I went to a doctor. And I did struggle from it. And I knew there could be something more serious. But...I did nothing? Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com All right, let's… Continue reading Do You Have Asthma?

Mental Health Monday, Motivation, Yoga

Know Your Weak Spot

In the past, we may have spoken about weakness and faults with ourselves. We have yet to discuss knowing our weak spot or spots. And what is a weak spot exactly, as defined for this article? A weak spot is: a place in your life that "goes" first when stress happens. So let's say you… Continue reading Know Your Weak Spot

Mental Health Monday

How To Overwhelm Yourself

Wait, how to overwhelm yourself? Don't I mean how not to overwhelm yourself? Mm, no. I definitely mean "How to overwhelm yourself". Why? Sometimes, we just read about how to avoid overwhelming ourselves and we think, "Well I'm good" because we don't do those things. Sometimes we might even know that we do something but… Continue reading How To Overwhelm Yourself

What I Mean When I Say, Yoga

“Today Is A Good Day”

Or maybe it isn't. But I'm saying it is. I'm waking up today and the first thought in my mind that I'm deliberately thinking is, "Today is a good day". How can I say that when I haven't even gone through the day? What do I mean when I say that? First, before we get… Continue reading “Today Is A Good Day”

What I Mean When I Say

“I Don’t Like/Want To Be Happy”

What person in their right mind would think this? Who would even go so far as to say this out loud? Me. Well, at least the me from a few years ago would say this and stand by it quite strongly. Unfortunately, just because I myself have moved beyond a certain point in my life… Continue reading “I Don’t Like/Want To Be Happy”

Motivation, Yoga

Forcing Yourself Onto The Mat

Have you taken time off? Started up a new regime? Maybe you've just come back from an injury or (ready?) a vacation and need to start back up. But how? How do you find the motivation to get onto your yoga mat or the martial arts mat? You don't. I've said this about writing, running,… Continue reading Forcing Yourself Onto The Mat

Mental Health Monday

Mentally Preparing For Vacation

Hello, hello! I'm already on my vacation, but you guys here won't notice a difference in my uploading since I managed to plan ahead! At least, that's what I'm hoping. But the idea of planning blogs and work ahead of time brings me to a very important point. We need to prepare for vacation, especially… Continue reading Mentally Preparing For Vacation