Write a Letter (To Yourself!)

There’s a beautiful practice I want to introduce today: writing yourself a letter. I learned about it a few years ago and it’s stuck with me ever since. If it sounds silly or strange, I encourage you to keep reading. You don’t have to be an eloquent wordsmith or an experienced writer. All you need is a little motivation, a blank slate, and an open mind.

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A Minimalist’s Guide to Goal-Setting

This article originally appeared on No Sidebar.

Have you ever tried to form a new habit or set a goal for yourself only to lose motivation and give up midway through? Or you might even try to implement several new habits at once and after a successful first few weeks, gradually begin to wane in your progress.

New habits are hard to form. Even the best intentions can be swept away by busy schedules, exhaustion, and overwhelm. Diet and exercise fads come and go, novel mindfulness trends intrigue us, and fresh challenges excite us; but despite our most valiant efforts, we slowly slip back into our old ways.

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Spilling Over

Unapologetically thriving

Within each and every one of us, there is a place of inner stillness from which our thoughts and dreams arise. It’s hard to pinpoint, easily escaping our limited grasp. How do you find this place within yourself? There are many reasons why we may fail to recognize this dwelling space deep inside: anger or discord, shame or embarrassment, worry or fear.

Yet it exists within all of us, and when we access it, we are free from the constraints of that which weighs us down. You may know it as quiet mind or relaxed awareness. It is a place of possibility and ease, contentment and security.

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Free Self-Care Kit

Ready to start taking better care of YOU? Sign up below to receive your free Self-Care Kit, packed with goodies to help you start tapping in to all the ways you can nourish your mind, body, and soul! Here’s what’s included:

30 of my favorite self-care practices to get you started,
A weekly calendar to help track your progress, AND
3 self-care mantras to help you connect with your most open-hearted self

Now available in Freebies!

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