As the year draws to a close, it’s a perfect time to pause, reflect, and gain insights from the experiences, lessons, and growth that 2023 has brought. Journaling can be a powerful tool for introspection, self-discovery, and setting intentions for the future. To aid in this reflection process, here are five journal prompts to guide your contemplation of the past year:
The holiday season is a time for joy, celebration, and connecting with loved ones. However, it can also be a time filled with stress, obligations, and sometimes, blurred boundaries in relationships. Whether it’s with family, friends, or romantic partners, maintaining healthy boundaries is crucial for your emotional well-being. Here are some tips to help you navigate and preserve those boundaries during this festive time:
The holiday season is closer than ever, and the rush to find the perfect gifts can sometimes leave us feeling frantic. We’ve curated a list of thoughtful presents that embody inspiration, lifestyle, and self-love – all the things we celebrate here at Living By Bella.
Staying informed is essential to approach news consumption with a discerning eye. The deluge of information can be daunting, leading to feelings of helplessness. Instead of succumbing to despair, consider embracing the news as a catalyst for positive change. Knowledge is a potent tool, capable of empowering individuals to engage with the world and contribute to solutions.
I recently began reading Encounters With the Soul by Barbara Hannah, which discusses the theory of active imagination by C.G. Jung, or Carl Jung. Loving the book so far has led me to explore more on theories of individuality, the unconscious, and spirituality as a whole. We all need reminders of self-love, and I wanted to focus on ALL the parts within us taken from the probable theories of Carl Jung himself. In this exploration, we encounter what Carl Jung termed the process of individuation—a deep dive into the layers of our being. This article delves into the Jungian perspective on self-love, emphasizing the significance of unearthing every facet of ourselves for a more profound and authentic sense of love.
A wave of change is sweeping through the air, symbolizing the arrival of new opportunities. As the fall leaves gracefully transform into a blanket of white snow, we find ourselves amidst the shifting landscapes of news headlines, adapting to class changes, cherishing moments with our families, and contemplating our paths for the upcoming year, 2024.
There’s something undeniably special about the fall season. It’s as if nature herself decides to paint with the warm, earthy tones of red and orange, creating a breathtaking canvas for all of us to enjoy. As the air becomes crisper, it’s time to snuggle up in your coziest sweater and embrace the charm that is uniquely autumn.
In the ever-evolving world of beauty, we’re witnessing a beautiful transformation as consumers and brands alike are prioritizing sustainable skincare. It’s heartwarming to see this shift toward eco-friendly and cruelty-free products, with beauty brands taking up the mantle to champion sustainability and responsible sourcing. In this article, we’ll introduce you to 10 such brands that have made it their mission to provide you with skincare that’s not only good for your skin but also for the planet.
Making a social impact is not reserved for a select few; it is a calling that anyone can answer. There is a vast community of individuals and organizations dedicated to creating a better world. By identifying your passion, educating yourself, starting locally, collaborating, using your skills and resources, advocating for change, measuring your impact, and staying resilient, you can be a catalyst for positive transformation.