Happy new year everyone! What a whirlwind these last few weeks have been! As the year winds down, I love to look back on what I accomplished as well as make new goals for myself for the new year. I have lots of ideas & dreams for myself for this year. I have a few big things happening for Full of Joy Yoga which I’ll share soon! It always takes me a few weeks to figure out what I want for myself personally and professionally so I start thinking about it at the end of the year and figure out how to incorporate those new goals for myself as the year begins. As you all have read, self-care was a big one for me and I continue to bring it into my new year full force. I started doing Yoga Camp with Yoga with Adriene (my favorite online yogi- check… Read More »
De-Stress your Family with Yoga & Mindfulness During the Holidays!
This time of year is a bit nutty for everyone. Whether you celebrate the holidays or not, its just a super busy time. For those who celebrate holidays with gift giving, it’s just an extra added stress. We have been feeling it big time over here in our house. I have been using a few really sweet de-stressing tools with the kids these last few weeks and wanted to share. 5 Awesome Ways to De-Stress Your Family During the Holidays! 1) Focus Jars (aka- calming down bottles & glitter jars)– These bottles are so much fun to make and even more fun to use. They are all the rage on pinterest! To Make: ~Just get yourself a small mason jar, Ice sparkling water bottle or baby food jar ~Wisk glitter glue into some hot water ~Add extra glitter, sequins, etc (you can get small packets at Michaels!) ~Pour glitter… Read More »
Self Care 101: Stepping Up My Game
If I want to be able to take care of those around me, I’ve realized that I need to take good care of myself, like really good care. I’ve had a rough time both emotionally and physically in recovering from the IVF and then the miscarriage. In order to feel whole again, I’ve been stepping up my game in the self care department. Self Care 101: Get the Endorphins Flowing: When I was given the go ahead from my doctor, I completed a 30 day challenge that my friend Rebecca was leading. It was a 20 min boot camp video every day in my inbox! I didn’t have to go anywhere except my living room. Just what I needed – I loved it. It got me mentally prepared for my day, sent much needed endorphins flowing through my body & helped me shed a few of the pregnancy pounds that I certainly didn’t need. Last… Read More »