Day 15! Yoga habit goal reached!

So, habits. I’m creating ’em. But clearly, one habit I haven’t been sticking to is updating this blog! Sorry about that. One thing about habit creation is that you have to figure out when something isn’t working, as much as when something is. Writing at night was not working for…

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Day 2 – What is a tiny habit?

You may have noticed that I’m not setting any broad and sweeping goals for myself, and that may have you wondering “What kind of challenge is this?” Creating healthy habits is something that we tend to think of in absolutes – I will eat healthy, I will lose 10 lbs,…

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Day 1. Creating habits is hard!

I’ve gotten off to a bit of a rocky start here. Note to self – never try to start a challenge when your birthday coincides with a holiday weekend! So I’ve postponed my start date for the 38-day challenge to today! It’s on. Goal 1, stress management- I didn’t do…

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Creating healthy habits…

Right now, I’m working on getting myself ready for this challenge. As I see it, the main obstacles that I am working to overcome are: High levels of stress and anxiety due to school and other obligations Relatively sedentary lifestyle Consuming too many calories on a daily basis I have some…

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Challenge accepted…

I recently went to see The Cure – a band whose first single was released in 1978. Incidentally, this was also the year I was born. Looking around at the audience, I had a realization of something I’ve known for some time but have refused to fully admit to myself.…

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How can I use Essential Oils? Part I

Aromatic There are many uses for essential oils but they can be summarized in three ways: Aromatic, Topical, and Internal. I’ll discuss Aromatic use in this article, and Topical and Internal in two subsequent posts. The easiest, safest, least expensive way to use essential oils is to open up a…

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