We've talked plenty about morning routines here on the Explore, Express, Inspire blog, but what about evening routines? What happens when the day is done and it's time to wrap it up for the evening? When we get home from daily dealings, exhausted and eager for bed? When we are ready to close our eyes and flow into dream land? Ultimately, it is just as essential to end the day as intentionally as we begin it because truly, how we end our day sets the tone for the next morning. Read on for 5 things to always do before bedtime for a better night and morning!
The new year is approaching and the topic of New Year's resolutions is a heavy one! It never fails. The majority of society is drawn to fresh starts, choosing January 1st as a great measuring system for their habits and success throughout 365 days. Though this phenomenon never fails, the New Year Resolution of many often finds itself a failed mission. With quite a few reasons why, we can pinpoint accountability ad being one of them. Seriously, how many of us will admit that being held accountable for our important affairs would magically urge us to get off of our butts and get things done? For the ones that will admit, don't feel ashamed. Cleverly hold yourself accountable for your goals and resolutions on the new year with these four genius tips!
One thing that I love about a new day is the new possibilities, the ability to make it even better than the previous day, and to consistently become a better person with every passing day.
I've created my morning routine with activities that allow me to honor those things. My morning routine is also one that fits me and is simple to me, yet powerful, and keeps me focused on the goals I have and the type of woman I am always working toward becoming. While I feel like everyone should have a morning routine, I know that not one morning routine will suit everyone, as everyone is unique.
With that being said, because there is no "correct" way to do a morning routine, I've provided 5 helpful tips to designing your own morning routine. Read on!
A fresh, new week is ahead, and you've made up your mind that a fresh start is a good thing. While you have your eyes and hopes set on the week ahead, there is one important word to remember: Preparation. If you are desiring a great week, like most of us are, then preparation is key. Great things happen naturally (this is true!) however, if we have personal goals to reach, urgent matters to tend to, and things to finally cross off of our "to-do" list, then preparation is our best bet. Read on for 7 helpful tips to get totally prepared for the week ahead!
Social media has grown to be such a great tool that satistfies many, despite the uniqueness of us all. It seems that each time we look up, social media enables us to go further with exploration and expression. It's truly a wondrous concoction.
The controversial side of social media, however, is the fact that it is an open, uncensored, all-access tool and nearly anything goes, and with one tool, anyone is able to access it all. Many believe that this poses a threat to our influence. Hot topics and viral videos crowd our feeds whether we prefer it or not, explicit content plays automatically on some feeds, some platforms encourage dangerous discretion and dishonesty, and there's seemingly no limit to what can be posted. How can we indulge in social media without unwanted, negative influences bombarding our view? Read on for 5 ways to use social media without being negatively influenced.