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!
In the era of imagery and digital photography, taking photos and having your picture taken is unavoidable. Yet, while our phones, tablets and digital camera’s are often overflowing with images, the effort to give these photos some recognition seems to slowly fade away. During this challenge I’m going to change things up. It’s time to photograph your life as it is, in all it’s simplicity and splendor. All you need is your camera!
According to Hal Elrod, we can make better use of our mornings by setting the alarm-clock an hour earlier. This hour is completely dedicated to practice self development, and becoming a better, more productive and happier person as a result. After my first week into this 30 day challenge, I decided to split my findings up in two separate articles. In this second and final part of my Miracle Morning Challenge Report, I’ll tell all about my experiences of getting up early, doing the SAVERS, and about my personal ideas about the concept!
Sometimes you want something so bad, or worked for something so hard, that not achieving your goal can result into a heavy set of emotions. Unfortunately, these feelings usually go beyond the familiarity of simple sadness. Add a bit of anger and frustration to the mix, stir in a bit of fear and doubt, and top it all off with a pinch of impatience. You’re left with one of the most complex emotions I can name. Yep, disappointment. With this article I’m hoping to give you some tips on how to handle disappointment, because let’s be honest: When you’re dealing with such a wide range of emotions, you could really use a couple of good pointers to get you out of your funk!
I am by no means a zen-master. The first time I seriously picked up meditating I felt frustrated and silly. Why couldn’t I pull this off? Why wasn’t I able to quiet my mind, grab that bit of mental peace and be done with it? In fact I sometimes still have trouble getting the right mindset for a nice meditation session. But over the last couple of months, I definitely learned a couple of things I wish someone would have told me sooner. I’ll give you a couple of meditation tips for beginners which will help you on your way!
Desktop wallpapers. To me they can be as personal as the photos you carry in your wallet. Simply because many of us spend time looking at our computer screens for a good portion of the day! But instead of grabbing a boring landscape to “light up” your time at the office, you can choose to pick one a little bit more inspiring. I collected some beautiful motivational desktop wallpapers, which are free to use and download!
I’m all about a simple, wholesome breakfast. Through the years I’ve figured out the best combinations of protein, carbohydrates and fibres to make me feel energized and without cravings until noon. Today I’m sharing my favorite breakfast smoothie recipe with you; one I make from ingredients I usually have stocked. Healthy and wholesome!