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september goals

Financial
- No needless spending 
- Pay tuition fees when they come in 
- Some sort of income 
- Email work about reading week shift 

Academic
- Stay on top of online course, work on it for sure Mondays and Wednesdays between classes
- Library 2x a week
- Make guidance appt re: possible second major
- Spend one hour a week (divided if I want) on HESI/EAQ questions

Fitness/Nutrition
- Something active 10x
- Follow new eating plan 
- Stretch daily in morning
- Stay consistent with supplements 
- 3L h20 daily
- Less drinking 
- Less mindless snacking 
- Actually try and meal prep properly 

Apartment Things
- Make bed daily
- Sweep and vacuum weekly
- Clean bathroom weekly
- Empty litter box every other day
- Dishes daily
- Tidy living room daily 
- Deep clean desk and dresser 

Mental/Self-love/All else
- Shower daily
- Begin practicing meditation 
- Lavender tea and diffuser before bed
- Plan for week ahead Sunday nights 
- Text dad every other day at least, call once a week
- Face masks and hair masks and shaving and painted toes and white strips cos they all make me feel good!!!
- Mail cards to L and W 
- Utilize planner 
- Clean makeup brushes weekly 
- Skin care routine nightly

Today:

-Have a warm cup of tea or coffee
-Make yourself a delicious meal or smoothie
-Spend time moving your body (stretching, yoga, cardio, dancing, anything!)
-Read something, even if it’s just this post
-Spend some time on self care, whether it’s a bath, a face mask, doing a hobby, or walking around a bookstore.
-Tell yourself that you’re worth it, because you are!

Happy Tuesday everyone ✨🌿💐🌻💫

IG: iris_earth ✨
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I have to give a shoutout to one of my best friends, Brielle, for this thoughtful gift me she sent me a few weeks ago. I’ve been so addicted to it ever since I wanted to tell you guys about it!

Anyone who does yoga or meditates will love this. It’s called Namaste Yoga Mat Spray by Botanical Me, and according to the label it’s “to cleanse and calm, with frankincense, rose and neem.” If I had to describe the smell, it’s musky but in that wonderful spiritual way. It smells like a yoga studio, especially when they have the incense going.

The best thing about it is not only is it a disinfectant (to keep your yoga mat bacteria-free) it’s also for aromatherapy (to keep your pillow cases, blankets, sheets and clothes bacteria-free!)

That’s right… you can spray it on ANYTHING. It smells amazing but not too over-powering. It lasts awhile, and it won’t make you slip on your yoga mat.

I had this beautiful moment with it at the end of my yoga practice the other day where I got a huge whiff of it when I was in my final child’s pose. So great.

I spray it on my pillow case before bed, too. Can’t say enough good things so give it a try if you’re in the market for a good aromatherapy/disinfecting spray for both yoga and home!

Namaste,

Anna

Yogi’s Log; 9/12/15

Well I did a week of meditating 50 minutes a day so today I upped the time to 55 minutes. I felt a little restless at times but for the most part it was calm. 

I feel like I’m beginning to awaken to the spirit of my practice. I have been testing my daily spiritual practice curriculum on myself and it has been fruitful. I used to joke that I’m still getting over the PTSD of my premed program and then taking the MCAT over the summer but that’s over now. It feels like that was another life. 

So what is this new life? I don’t know. Between certain periods of my life it feels like I die, I am reborn, and then I have to get to know myself all over again. Of course this isn’t myself. The Self is the changeless and timeless reality from which change may be perceived. What changes is our personality-identity-body, which in its unconscious form is called the ego. It is something we experience but nothing that defines or confines us.

I go to Florida on Monday for three weeks. I suspect it may be a significant time of transition and spiritual productivity. 

Fuckyeah. 

foxxmilk  asked:

Do you ever feel that Snapchat is counter-productive to yogi life? I feel like I can no longer genuinely enjoy a moment without feeling the need to pull my phone out and broadcast it. Social media has made it so hard to really "live" in a moment

Social media is nothing. It’s just a thing. How you use that thing is what determines its value. 

“Yogi life,” as you put it, or the way of the yogi, is about self-awareness. It is the inner flowering of existential awareness. It has nothing to do with this world. It has everything to do with you

Being present in the moment is a gateway to this understanding, experience, and awareness. But it is not the thing itself. 

Snapchat and other social media is a game. Play it or don’t. But be very clear with yourself about why you are using it and what for. 

Personally, sometimes I’ll experience something cool and think “Damn, I should have snapped that!” But it doesn’t really matter. Othertimes I will throw up some snaps and it’ll be a fun little art project as a way to express my moment to others. But that doesn’t really matter either. 

Don’t get hung up or bogged down by your art. 

And, of course, always practice meditation. 

Namaste :)