Mindfulness Phone Wallpapers
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Mindfulness phone wallpapers: Your own mobile mindfulness cue

Mindfulness is a method to remind yourself to live in the present, rather than too much in the past or the future. And although you’re probably aware of how this works (and if you’re not, there’s a nice introduction article coming up), I find a reminder really helps to keep a steady mind. Enter the mindfulness cue; a hint to gently nudge your mind in the right direction. These mindfulness phone wallpapers will work excellently for that purpose, but are also beautiful if you just want a nice background for your phone!

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Wellness Update May 2017
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Wellness Update June 2017

You could say it’s been a while! In June last year my world was turned upside down when I turned out pregnant. It was happy and anticipated news, which soon was slightly overshadowed by an unwelcome pregnancy condition which caused me to have “morning sickness” 24/7 for the duration of 8 months. But finally, after a more than troublesome labour and another 6 weeks of recovery, I start feeling more like myself again. In fact, I’ve never felt so complete my whole life!

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Staying positive when you are sick (Hyperemesis Gravidarum or HG)
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Staying positive when you are sick (my story about Hyperemesis Gravidarum or HG)

I’ve doubted for a while whether I should type this article, yet in the end it made all the more sense why I should. I keep a wellness blog – covering both the mental and the physical aspects of the phrase – but unfortunately the last 8 months of my pregnancy I haven’t been well. In fact I was sick enough to take daily medication, be under strict medical supervision (struggling to keep myself out of the hospital for a good couple of months), while trying to enjoy and endure my first pregnancy at the same time. In short: All my effort went into staying mentally and physically well, while going through one of the most special periods in a woman’s life. Needless to say I learned.  A lot.  In this article I would like to share how I managed all this by staying positive when you are sick, while giving some much needed attention to the pregnancy condition called Hyperemesis Gravidarum, or HG in short.

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Wellness Update
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Wellness Update September 2016

Regular visitors of Want for Wellness probably noticed I have slipped into an unannounced hiatus since July. As I just expanded the amount of categories on my blog, you can imagine this was completely unplanned! In this article I’ll share the reason for my absence, which really consists out of happy news!

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How to vacation in the city
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How to vacation in the city: 5 tips for a fun and inexpensive summer holiday!

I’ve lived in a large city for almost all of my life, and many a vacation was spent there. Admittedly it’s not not my ideal choice for a summer holiday, but sometimes you simply have to make do. Budget can be tight, work can tie you close to home, or there can be other reasons why you simply can’t afford to spend your time off away from your urban environment. Yet I speak from experience: With a couple of life-hacks you’re bound to make some lovely memories! I’m sharing my favorite tips on how to have a great vacation in the city.

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My favorite conscious Jamie Oliver tv shows
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My favorite conscious Jamie Oliver tv shows

Jamie Oliver managed to climb up from a rather directionless lad in Essex to a world-wide celebrity chef. Although many people mostly seem to consider him a cook-become-businessman, I am most impressed with his continuous efforts to make the planet a better, if not healthier place. Lucky for us food-and-health nuts, he took the time to dedicate several television shows to his cause. So do you need some cooking inspiration? Are you looking for a good bit of documentary-like television? Consider checking out some of my favorite conscious Jamie Oliver tv shows! Here’s the top 5 countdown…

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Weekly Wellness #19
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Weekly Wellness #19

This week I was excited to start a new challenge! And then I forgot one key ingredient to make it a success (oops)! I’m also putting some extra effort into reading; leisurely and for studious purposes. You’ll know all about my to-read list (including some inspiring recommendations) in this week’s Weekly Wellness!

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