There is truly nothing better than reading a good book (or using one!) that warms your insides and instantly improves your mindset. These amazing self-reflection books do exactly that and then some – they’ll motivate you to take the next step, give you clarity about what will provide peace and happiness and hopefully inspire new ideas to add value to your life.
I’ve read all of these and they’re the ones that I go back to again and again, especially when I’m at a low point and need that extra boost.
I highly recommend you add these to your collection! They’re a great tool for self-reflection, which is so important for relieving anxiety and overcoming obstacles.
Hygge, the age-old Danish concept of happiness, has traveled the high seas and is working it’s way through the American culture. Its popularity isn’t surprising – Denmark is consistently ranked as the happiest country in the world. So why wouldn’t we want to take a page from their book?
Christmas is no exception. In fact, if there was ever a time you should work on increasing the hygge in your life, it would be the holidays – and this year could definitely use a little hygge!
As luck would have it, Christmas and hygge go hand-in-hand, so adding hygge to the holiday season is easy and enjoyable.
Looking for a good distraction to get you through the day, week or month? These feel-good documentaries will all do the trick!
They’re full of inspiration, happy stories and even some great advice to help you reset your mind if you find yourself falling into a rut.
Most are on Netflix, Amazon Prime or HBO, so there’s bound to be a few (if not all) that you can start to watch immediately.
Fill up your queue and enjoy!
Journaling to relieve anxiety is one of the greatest tools that you’ll ever develop. It is life-changing, easy, and reliable. These journal ideas for anxiety relief will help you get started so you can experience this for yourself.
Suffering from anxiety is exhausting, frustrating, and confusing. Anxiety is ruthless and it can be really difficult to get rid of. So when something harmless and easy can actually alleviate anxious feelings, it’s without a doubt worth a try!
And that’s exactly what journaling does – it will relieve anxiety, both immediately and long-term. It is such a powerful tool, but is often brushed off because it doesn’t seem like it could actually be that powerful.
BUT IT IS.
If this is your first experience using a journal for anxiety, I’m really excited for you! Your life is about to get easier. Try out as many of these journaling techniques as you can to find out which is your favorite.
If you’re on a hunt for the best gifts for people with anxiety, you’re not alone. Maybe it’s a sign that the stigma is going away or maybe our lives are really becoming more stressful. But one thing is for sure – we all suffer from anxiety and nothing is better than a gift that will help us to feel better!
Obviously there are different levels of anxiety, so take that into account as you pick the right gift. Sometimes all we need are some great self-care items that bring up our mood, and other times we need some heavy-duty help to manage anxiety that can often feel debilitating.
Either way, most of these gifts for anxiety won’t do any harm, so they’re worth a try!
It seems as though everyone in my life suffers from anxiety, whether it is periodic or consistent, mild or severe. I’ve certainly dealt with it myself and one thing is for sure – when you’re hit with it, you’ll do just about anything to relieve your anxiety.
At those times when I (and everyone else I know) has had to deal with anxiety, first on the list are all the various forms of self-care and relaxation – soothing baths, relaxing music, a good book. Then comes exercise and yoga. Finally, cutting out caffeine and alcohol…or sometimes embracing them for short-term relief. And of course, various gimmicks that sometimes work for some people, like essential oils or cutting out dairy.
These methods are great sometimes, but often they’re just not enough. So the last time my husband and I experienced a bout of rather serious anxiety, we really dug around to find something even more effective.
And we actually did.
I’m a total documentary junkie, so there really aren’t any that are off limits. But my absolute favorites are the ones that inspire big lifestyle changes like these minimalism documentaries do. And even if you aren’t looking for major lifestyle changes, my bet is that you’ll find these movies about simple living totally inspiring.
Somehow, they all manage to shed light on areas of our life that you never really thought of. They will completely change your perspective on the world, and especially your immediate environment. Which makes these documentaries about minimalism great sources of motivation if you need that extra push to change your life (or even just clean it up a little).
So this is for the aspiring minimalist out there! If you’re looking to downsize your life, or more importantly find more with less, these minimalism documentaries are for you!
You can find most of these minimalist documentaries on Netflix, and if not there, then definitely on Amazon Prime or HBO. They’re all easy to come by.
So are you ready to purge your house, focus on happiness, and live more simply? Start with one of these simple living documentaries: