Things You Can Still Do To Improve Your Life in 2020

After the excitement of starting the new decade, this year probably hasn’t turned out the way you wanted it to. This year, I had looked forward to traveling, spending time with friends, and running lots of races. Now that most plans have gone off the rails, you may feel like there’s nothing you can do other than survive.

Its so important to take care of yourself, now more than ever. There are actually quite a few things that you can do in the next few months to become a better, stronger version of yourself. My motto this year has been to control what you can control, so I wanted to share some of the things you still can control right now!

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Free Weekly Gratitude Journal Printable

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you and to give thanks continuously.”

2020 hasn’t been the year that any of us expected. Its easy to be overwhelmed with negativity of all that has been taken away, and worried about the future. I’ve found that the more that I focus on what is lost, the worse my mindset becomes. I’ve recently started practicing more gratitude and I have found it helps me have a more positive outlook on my day and for the future.

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12 Good Sleep Habits That Don’t Include Medication

I’ve always had an on and off relationship with sleep. Most of the time, my sleep is near perfect. But I go through phases where it’s impossible to sleep for weeks at a time. I recently went through one of these phases and tried everything– including just about every over the counter supplement and prescription, and none of it helped.

In retrospect, I think the medications were having the opposite effect on me, and I worked really hard to develop better sleep habits for the future. Keep reading for my top tips to get the best sleep each night:

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30 Things I Learned Before Turning 30

I always thought I would dread turning 30. Like thats SO old right? I feel like there is a lot of pressure on us to have certain milestones accomplished before we turn 30, and it’s considered that everything goes downhill from there.

What’s funny is that I feel like I am the happiest and most content in my life as I approach the big milestone! As I’ve gotten older, I’ve made taking care of my body a huge priority and feel better than I ever have. I also feel like I have finally learned to stand up for myself and walk away from toxic people, relationships, and situations.

Through the ups and downs, I’ve learned a few thing that I wish I could tell my 20 year old self!

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Easy Sunday Routine for a Successful Week 

My Sunday routine is one of the most important parts of the week. I like to ensure everything is prepared for the week ahead to reduce my day to day stress. This routine is especially important when work gets busy and when I’m in the peak of marathon training!

Saving a few minutes here and there throughout the week means getting to work earlier, being able to get home and get to my workout sooner, and getting to bed at a decent hour! Here is what I do almost every Sunday to help myself out during the week: Continue reading “Easy Sunday Routine for a Successful Week “

9 Things to Do When You’re Having A Bad Day

We all have those days when we feel like the world is stacked against us. Maybe something major is weighing on you, or maybe the little things are adding up. Either way, its okay to take a grown-up time out!

If you’ve just had one of those days, here’s 9 ways to take a break and make yourself feel just a little better.

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