Inhale calm, Exhale stress

I just got back from my second yoga class of the day. Some days just call for extra exercise.

inhale calm exhale stress

Whether you’re struggling with holiday stress, winter time blues, unhealthy habits, or confusion, take a minute to calm yourself. Prayer and meditation work wonders.

And into a bowl of chocolate oatmeal ;)

And so does a bowl of chocolate oatmeal 😉

My mantra lately is “slow down.” With a career based around the the Internet and social media, it can be hard to take time away from technology and relax. Balance is key.

Mint tea is my best friend next to my laptop

Mint tea is my best friend, next to my laptop

I’ve been working to enjoy more of little things in life like reading, attending workout classes and hanging with loved ones, and just working to get out of my over-active mind.

forget yourself

Question for the evening: How do you find calmness in your life?

Have a relaxing weekend and don’t forget to enter my chocolate giveaway!

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11 thoughts on “Inhale calm, Exhale stress

  1. Lately, I’ve been feeling a sense of calm after a workout but also after a nice bath.

  2. Kaitlin says:

    Love this. I think my mom has been telling me to slow down for years, yet I still struggle. Being healthy is not only about working out and eating right, but listening to ones body and disconnecting from technology or all that brings stress. Definitely going to focus on this in the next week!

  3. Brittany says:

    I am loving my workout classes lately, they are so relaxing to me!! Also loving some yoga, I only make it once a week..but it’s just enough to recharge me.

  4. Natasha says:

    through music, I think to find calmness. Listening to something relaxing while reading and sipping on a hot drink really helps me keep calm :).

    Love your blog btw 🙂

  5. Katie H. says:

    Love this 🙂 Thank you! Exactly what I need to hear these days.

  6. Chilling with my boyfriend always relaxes me. Super sappy, I know 😉

  7. I love this post 🙂 I totally agree that yoga and prayer each do wonders. I also love bubble baths. And taking time to be mindful and grateful for what I have.

  8. Gregory G says:

    I loved your post as always. I mediate and read something inspirational and eat well. Also, spooning my girlfriend really relaxes =me quit a bit. 😉

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