July 2018 Wellness Challenge

July 2018 Wellness Challenge

Happy summer, everyone! At Wondrous Wellness, we like to say that wellness is a helluva lot more than dieting and exercising! We take a more comprehensive approach to health and wellness by referencing the 8 Dimensions of Wellness. We know that everyone could improve one or more areas of their lives. That's why we created the July 2018 Wellness Challenge.

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Easy & Natural Way to Keep Bugs Out of Your Home

Easy & Natural Way to Keep Bugs Out of Your Home

It's my first summer back in Texas, and these bugs have me dreaming of moving back to Colorado. Seriously, the number of bugs I see on a daily basis is just unreal. And a few sneaky little ants and spiders have made their way into my home in search of food, water and cooler temperatures. Usually before I call in the big guns (Terminix), I like to try an all natural alternative. The method that you're going to read about is something that I've had success with in the past. I'm crossing my fingers it'll do the trick this time around!

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Wellness Around the Web

Wellness Around the Web

As you've probably noticed by now, this blog is centered around the 8 Dimensions of Wellness, a framework to help you think through all the aspects of your life that need to be working well to be a happy, healthy individual. In this new series, "Wellness Around the Web," I'll be sharing links to things that give me ideas and inspiration to work on each of these dimensions in my everyday life. 

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Sensory Deprivation = Creative Overdrive

Sensory Deprivation = Creative Overdrive

I was so excited to receive a gift certificate for a 1 hour Zero Gravity Institute float from Kaleigh for Christmas because I am trying to explore and embrace new forms of creativity in 2018. I believe that everyone is a creative (you just might not know it yet!) and should have a creative outlet. With a Zero Gravity float, the idea is that all of your senses (sight, sound, touch, etc.) are deprived, so you can focus on what’s on your mind or perhaps in the back of your mind. Some people use these floats as a relaxation or re-centering time. I wanted my mind to go a million miles an hour in creative overdrive and I was not disappointed.

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How Clutter Affects Your Mental Health + Closet Organization

How Clutter Affects Your Mental Health + Closet Organization

How do you feel when your space is clean verses unorganized? There's a huge difference in your mental state. Simply put, clutter hijacks your brain. A messy environment overloads your senses making it difficult to concentrate on a single task. Clutter limits productivity and creativity, and may create feelings of guilt and anxiety. 

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Essential Oils for Beginners

Essential Oils for Beginners

If you're new to the essential oil world, my suggestion is to keep things simple. Try not to get distracted by fancy blends and brands (I'm talking doTERRA and Young Living). Instead, stick to a more affordable brand and use what you have. Lately, I've been using Fabulous Frannie essential oils. Keep reading to learn more about my favorite oils and uses. 

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