Restore & Recharge
Slow down and discover ways to create space to care for yourself—mind, body, and spirit.

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While I LOVE to cook for others, I really cook for myself - it's my creative outlet and my favorite thing to do after a long day. I'm looking forward to Winter and cooking soups all the time. Do you all have a favorite recipe(s)? My favorite soup las... 

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I just made my favorite cold weather soup tonight (even though it’s 80 degrees in Dallas!). It’s a lemon chicken orzo soup. The lemon takes it to another level… hope you like it!! https://pin.it/7phf5NE 

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I’m getting burned out on eating the same things for breakfast usually:\n- Eggs with TJs everything bagel seasoning\n- rice cakes w cream cheese and smoked salmon\n- greek yogurt with almonds and honey\n\nI’d love some inspiration to broaden my horiz... 

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I like overnight oats - oats, yogurt, almond milk, chia seeds and a protein powder. I top with fruit, nuts and sometimes a little coconut. 

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Hi AthletaWell friends! Happy Friday! Did you find any mindful moments during your busy week? Read my personal experience here of how transferring my mindfulness practice off my meditation cushion and into my every day life (IE deep breathing in my c... 

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I listen to the 10 minute Daily Trips on the Calm App as I drive to work. The Boggle is my favorite. Changing or channeling mindset is important prep for a successful day. 

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For me, meditation is usually my go-to for many things, but when sitting still feels difficult I like to use ‘grounding’ techniques. One of those techniques for me is going outside and placing my hands on the earth while taking three d e e p breaths.... 

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Look at the shape of leaves on a nearby bush or tree. Bonus relaxation when I see heart shaped leaves. 

When was the last time you offered yourself a deep conscious breath? Women are everything to so many people, that sometimes we forget to pause and take a moment for ourselves. It’s common to reach the end of the day and notice that you’ve gone the en... 

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Yes to Breath! Whenever I teach a yoga class I ask everyone to find audible breath without feeling ashamed. Our breathe can not only make moving through the asanas on the mat easier but tapping into our breath can also make the asanas in life easier. 

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I recently joined a webinar about balancing well-being and work and the speaker mentioned that if you take a 1- to 15-min break every 90-120 mins, you'll actually work better! And feel better! I'm looking for the science behind it, but the speaker at... 

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Yes! Thanks for the tag @Margie 1 sleep cycle consists of stage 1, stage 2, stage 3 and then REM sleep and lasts 90 min long. We repeat these sleep cycles 4-6x a night depending on how long we sleep. The thought is (also mentioned in the article you ... 

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I am hyper competitive. Without my professional sports career (retired 10 year soccer pro- in US and Japan) to funnel my "drive", that mentality can spin out in all sorts of crazy directions. When I am not well rested and around "like minded", positi... 

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@BeBright thanks for sharing! I am definitely competitive as well however in the past several years I've turned that competitiveness inwards just as you stated, "I have to take up my "self care" another notch." I like to end my day with a check in. -... 

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Advice needed - I’m going to be living on my own soon. And as excited as I am, I tend to get bad anxiety. I’ve never been an animal person, but I’m thinking about getting a dog to live with me (looking into small or medium dogs atm; no/low shed and n... 

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I have an appointment coming up at the dog adoption in San Francisco! Getting very excited  and starting to sweat at the same time having raised puppies before  I can't wait  @Dani_P 

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