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Motivation Monday - Falling Helps You Succeed anxiety breathe challenge emotion encouragement fail fail to succeed fall feeling grateful man in the arena monday motivation motivation monday positivity succeed theodore roosevelt try again you can do it May 16, 2022

Falling.

Failing.

It hurts.

It sucks.

We avoid it at all costs - after all, we were taught that in school, if we fail a test, or fall off the monkey bars, we're not going to pass our classes, we're going to be laughed at, we aren't going to be "cool", or "rich" or, "successful".

So we do...

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Technique Tuesday - Trikonasana Triangle Pose Pt 4 accessible yoga back breathe challenge exercise hamstring health girl healthgirl heart opening hips how to how-to howto triangle triangle pose trikonasana yoga yoga pose May 10, 2022

Welcome to our fourth and final instalment of Trikonasana or Triangle pose variations!

This is a fantastic way to open hips, heart and shoulders, strengthen legs and abdominal and back muscles, and even open shoulders, as we will see in the more advanced bind variation today.

As always, listen to...

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Technique Tuesday - Triangle Variations Pt. 3 accessible yoga anxiety breathe chair yoga exercise feeling ground hamstring health girl healthgirl heart opening hips self care self help technique tuesday triangle triangle pose trikonasana workout yoga yoga pose May 03, 2022

Hello and welcome to a new Techniques Tuesday, where we'll be exploring Trikonasana, or Triangle Pose. Today is a modified chair version, that is usually accessible for many people.

As always, listen to your body, rest and modify as needed, and stop if you feel ANY pain. While this is a pose...

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Thoughtful Thursday - Understanding Our Unique Silence anxiety breathe emotion feeling health girl healthgirl partner relationship self care self help silence thankful thankful thursday thankfulthursday wellness Apr 28, 2022

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How do we communicate with others?

How do we allow others to communicate with us?

Do we get quiet and really listen, or are we too busy?

So often we think we know the people in our lives, that we know ourselves, but how often do we allow those unique...

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Wellness Wednesday - Touch the Earth anxiety breathe earth earth day feeling ground health girl healthgirl mindfulness natural wellness positivity self care self help wellness wellness wednesday Apr 20, 2022

Today, take a moment to connect to the Earth.

You know, that big, blue ball that floats through space?

The one we live on, but don't always give a second thought to?

Yeah, that Earth.

Connect with it today.

Earth day is coming and we need to realize that we are more alike with Her than we are...

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Technique Tuesday - Triangle Variations Pt. 2 anxiety back breathe hamstring health girl healthgirl heart opening hips how to howto self care self help technique tuesday techniquetuesday triangle trikonasana yoga yoga pose Apr 19, 2022

Hello and welcome to a new Techniques Tuesday, where we'll be exploring Trikonasana, or Triangle Pose. Today is a second stage, where we go a little deeper.

As always, listen to your body, rest and modify as needed, and stop if you feel ANY pain. While this is a pose often used in yoga classes,...

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Motivation Monday - Be Patient With Yourself anxiety breathe goal setting goals healthgirl motivation monday positivity self care self help Apr 18, 2022

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They say patience is a virtue.

I don't know who "they" are, but I certainly have days where I am really lacking in that virtue!

Here's the thing, though; we really need to learn it, especially when it comes to ourselves and our goals.

When you...

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Thoughtful Thursday - Do You Allow Yourself to Feel? all natural anxiety breathe emotion feeling health girl healthgirl mindfulness positivity thoughtful thursday Apr 14, 2022

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Take a quiet moment for yourself.

Place a hand over your heart space and one over your abdomen.

Close your eyes if you are comfortable.

Whether you are seated or standing, notice how you feel.

How do you feel, right now, in this moment?

What emotions are...

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Wellness Wednesday - Breathe to Heal all natural anxiety breathe health girl healthgirl how to how-to meditation natural wellness positivity self care self help wellness wellness wednesday Apr 13, 2022

Let's take a moment, just a moment, and breathe.

Sit for a moment, finding your comfortable seat, so that you are sturdy and grounded.

Relax your shoulders away from your ears.

Place a hand over your heart space, another over your abdomen.

Feel your breath as you breathe naturally.

Just notice...

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Technique Tuesday - Triangle Variations Pt. 1 anxiety back breathe hamstring health girl healthgirl heart opening hips how to how-to self care self help technique tuesday yoga Apr 12, 2022

Hello and welcome to a new Techniques Tuesday, where we'll be exploring Trikonasana, or Triangle Pose. Today is a beginner modified version in a standing pose, but in future variations, we will explore also a seated chair version, so stay tuned over the following weeks for information on that as...

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Motivation Monday - Stop Overthinking and GO For It! anxiety breathe exercise fitness goal setting goals health girl healthgirl motivation monday positivity self care self help workout yoga Apr 11, 2022

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We've all been there. 

We know what we *have* to do.

Maybe we even *want* to do it.

But we get caught up in the "how's", "why's", "what-if's", "when's".

We get so caught up in the nitty-gritty, and trying to make it all "perfect", or waiting...

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Technique Tuesday - Open Hips and Shoulders Pt. 3 breathe exercise fitness health girl healthgirl hips how to how-to self care shoulders stretch technique tuesday yoga Apr 05, 2022

We continue our exploration of a hips and shoulders opening flow this week, with a level 3 variation. This is the "most advanced" variation of the gentle flow we started 2 weeks ago. For more modifications, be sure to check out last Tuesday's post for Part 2, or the previous Tuesday's...

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