Posts tagged wellness
How Exercise Saved My Life During Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression wasn’t something I thought too much about during pregnancy. To be honest, I didn’t think I would experience it, as I had never experienced depression before. Little did I know, 50% of women who experience postpartum depression never experienced depression previously, but no one told me that. I wish they had. I would have had a plan. I would have done my research. I would have known postpartum depression affects 1 in 7 women. 

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6 Ways To Improve Your Level of Happiness

You will overcome the negative thinking, the depression. You will start feeling more like yourself, a happier self. There isn't anything wrong with you. This experience is making you stronger. You are making it. Now, keep going. Here are 6 ways to improve your level of happiness.

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Create a Space You Love: The psychology of interior design

Do you ever consider how a space makes you feel? It is where you host parties with your friends, it is where you shelter your children and loved ones, it is what surrounds you during life’s greatest, and sometimes worst, moments of your life. Does that space make you feel joy, inspired, or warm? Does it reduce your stress level?  Do you feel at home? It should reflect you and bring you peace, but does it? The science of environmental design isn’t anything new. It has been around for thousands of years. Think Feng Shui. Thanks to the wellness and mindfulness boom, scientists have been doing more and more research on the matter and have found very interesting results--design elements really do impact positive and negative emotional responses.

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Paths to Happiness in a Negative World

In a world dominated by negativity, 24 hour news focusing on tragedy, and social media, it is imperative to practice a path to happiness. Write, meditate, practice gratefulness—do something to encourage positive thinking.

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