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The Beauty of Doing Nothing

This post may seem like a a counter intuitive post, but let’s talk for a moment about the beauty, and even importance, of doing nothing. 

Modern society tells us in order to be successful we have to work nonstop. Taking breaks are signs of weakness. But I’m saying forget all that. When we need to take breaks, we need to take real breaks. And that doesn’t mean going on your phone and social media for half an hour. I’m talking about unplugging. Doing absolutely nothing. 

I just woke up from a long and unexpected nap and I don’t feel the least bit guilty about it. Yes, I have lots of work to catch up on, but without stopping when it is needed, we are much more likely to burn out; and then comes the crash and burn. 

Busy work can be done even when tired and burnt out. But if you are looking to go beyond busy work and past the rat race, you need as much of yourself as possible to be able to create that. Your well cannot be empty. Sometimes all it takes is a little bit of doing nothing to fill it up. 

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cooking · food · from scratch · health · healthy

Now I’m Craving Potato Pancakes!

Potato pancakes are kind of a big deal in many homes, and everyone has their own method. There’s a lot of speculation as to what goes into making a good pancake, and my guess is that’s because it’s easy to mess up such a seemingly simple dish. Too many eggs and your pancakes are rubbery; […]

via Potato Pancakes — The Domestic Man

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Awareness and Acceptance

The difference between those suffering from anxiety/depression, and those who are winning the fight from these dark shadows, is awareness and acceptance. Only when you are aware of the problem and accept the hard truths about it, can you then have a foundation to start from, to keep fighting another day, and to become victorious! 

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5-8-17 Guided Meditation

Hi everyone,

I’ve been taking some time off from writing, mainly because I got sick. Starting to heal up and feel better, and am working on my mind as well. I came across this video and thought I’d share. This particular video has an exceptionally calming narrator. Perhaps one of the more pleasant guides Meditation voices I’ve heard. Hope this helps some of you tonight. 

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4-9-17 Vitamin D

Exhausted from getting lots of Vitamin D today. Still wanted to share something I felt was important. Get your daily Vitamin D, preferably from the direct source, otherwise make sure have a supplement! Read about its benefits and the dangers of deficiency HERE.

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I HATE WORKING OUT! 

This was actually from earlier this week! Who else hates working out? You gotta take that medicine though! 

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A Trip to the Beach Can Change Your Brain? I believe it! 

I was able to go to the beach today (well it’s past midnight now so technically yesterday), and let me tell you, I completely believe this article to be 100% true. Read the entire article here

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4-1-17 Daily Reminder: YOUR Health is a Major Priority!

Don’t ever get so busy and distracted that you forget that YOUR health is a major priority! You are worth feeling as good as you possibly can! Go out there and do something good for yourself!