Category: Selfcare Tips

Use your mind to retrain💪 your brain🧠 by harnessing the power of habit!

Everything You Do is Insignificant… 🤔

“Everything you do in life will be insignificant. But it is very important that you do it anyways.” – Mahatma Gandhi The first time I heard that quote, I honestly thought, “what the f*ck!?” How could anybody say that the things we do are insignificant? So I dismissed the quote…and judged Gandhi hard to be …

How to make this the #YearOfYou 😃

“Capitalize on your experiences to optimize your life.” Ella Sofia What do you think that quote means? What is the first thing that comes to mind when you read that quote? Are you thinking about money? Opportunity? Spiritual growth? Health and fitness? Well if that’s what you’re thinking about…don’t stop! Those things, plus all the …

You’re Missing Something Vital (Mental Health vs. Mental Illness)

“You’re fine”, says the inner tough-guy. …but maybe you’re not fine. Maybe you feel sad, lonely, anxious, and upset. But maybe that’s okay… Sad and Anxious are Normal Emotions Do you know what mental health is? I know the subject is heavily talked about nowadays, but do you fully comprehend what it means to have …

Why active rest is NOT just for fitness

“I need to rest… But I don’t understand resting will help me become more productive!” BE HONEST: Has the above statement ever crossed your mind? Better yet, has that statement ever crossed your mind, but you ignored it and continued to work? And final question: Did you burn-out after continuing to push yourself beyond your …

3 MORE Steps for Getting Rid of Shame (Part 2 of 2)

“I need counseling” “I’m having suicidal thoughts” “I tried to kill myself” Are any of those words familiar to you? Does the thought of saying “yes, they are familiar” make your stomach tie-up in a knot? That feeling of discomfort is called shame. And shame is the feeling of guilt or embarrassment after doing something …

4 Steps to Ending Your Shame (Part 1 of 2)

You’re ashamed… Of your past, your actions, and your decisions. You feel guilty or embarrassed about something you have done or a quality in your character. But why do you feel this way? I find the topic of shame to be quite an interesting one because I believe it is far more nuanced than you …

Why You Should 🛑Stop🛑 Concerning Yourself with Self-Esteem

Give me ’til the end of of this 5 minute read to get you thinking differently about self-esteem. Let’s start by looking at the definition of esteem: Esteem ➡️ v. regard highly or favourably; regard with respect or admiration Now hold that thought. And let’s look at the history of the word esteem: “Esteem” comes …

I’ve been dying to ask you this! 💬

So. I see you made it to my post. Well thank you for supporting me 🙏❤ But most importantly, CONGRATULATIONS! Seriously, congrats for taking the first step in your personal development journey. “Uhm Ella… what do you mean ‘first step’? What other steps are there to take?” Well I’m glad you asked! Generally speaking there …

🤔 How to be Happy On a Monday

Happy Monday! … Right? *insert awkward silence* … What? You mean you’re not happy? You’re telling me you’re miserable because you have 5 days left of work before you can relax again? Damn… Ok, well I really want you to be happy! And before you start questioning whether I’m oblivious to life’s problems, I’ll straight-up …

So You Want to Better Yourself… But You Don’t Know Where to Start – READ THIS

Last week, one of my buddies asked me a fantastic question, what is the first step to re-training your brain? I thought it was an easy answer. And then I realized I was incredibly wrong. DAMNNNN. How have I not written a blog post about this yet!? So here I am about 10 days later, …