Simple Lifestyle Changes I Made to Start Feeling my Best + Daily Routine Example

Because I am still in the trial and error phase of figuring out what works best for me, this post focuses on what I have been doing lately to help with stress and anxiety, as well as what I’ve been doing to reach my fitness goals. It’s also hard because I have to admit that my lifestyle is not as perky and pretty as I hoped it would be at this point in time; it feels like I’ve spent years trying to achieve these mundane fitness goals, but recently I’ve decided to let go of all my past hopes and dreams and come up with new ones that better match my aspirations today.

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Reevaluating my health and fitness goals at a different stage of my life is what has launched me into this headstrong and almost frantic search to find what makes me feel the best. I gave up the desire to look “skinny”, to fit into certain clothes, to fit in with everyone else. Those were all delusions I had in middle school when all I cared about was looking like the other girls (not a great goal since no one in middle/high school actually looks that great). For a long time, I was trying to reach goals that were damn near impossible. Just at the end of last year, I was able to come to the conclusion that I was working toward goals I didn’t want to achieve any more and I needed to be redirected.

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Simple Ways to Relax & De-stress: Easy and Affordable Self-Care Practices for Your Everyday Routine

Self-care has been such a huge part of my life and throughout the last few years, I have experimented with A TON of self-care related practices and products to figure out what works best for me. I’ll admit that I am huge product junkie! I love going to TJ Maxx and finding new bath oils, body lotions, foot soaks, face masks, etc. That place is like an adult candy store.

Everyone deserves a self-care routine that works perfectly for them, that rejuvenates them, and makes them feel all warm and fuzzy. No matter how much time you have or how much money you can spare on ‘spa’ items, you deserve a little pampering always. Nowadays, my self-care routine is pretty simple because I have narrowed down some of the best day-to-day practices that enhance my self-care.

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