Health & Wellness

Articles on mental health and wellness, including healthy eating, mental illness information, mental wellness tips, and self-care and self-love tips

How to Stop Body Shaming Yourself and Cultivate a Healthy Body Mindset, Small-Town Girl at Heart

How to Stop Body Shaming Yourself and Cultivate a Healthy Body Mindset

Conversations about body acceptance and diversity have been cropping up in my social media feeds over the past several years and I’m glad to see these conversations finally being had, especially between women. Women (and men) are speaking out about how media, such as TV and magazines, has played an integral role in influencing our …

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Eating Healthy is Self-Love_Small-Town Girl at Heart

Eating Healthy is Self-Love

Did you know that by choosing to eat healthy—by only allowing your body to consume foods that are good for it and by forming consistent eating habits and patterns—you are performing an act of self-love? If you type “self-love” in the search bar of your favourite search engine, such as Google or Pinterest, you will …

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Chronic Stress: What It Does to Your Health and How to Get It under Control

Chronic Stress: What It Does to Your Health and How to Get It under Control

I am in the process of recovering from chronic stress. It has been two years and one month since my recovery journey formally began, and I’m getting better little-by-little, day-by-day, but I still have a long road of recovery ahead of me. I wish I had known what chronic stress was and how destructive it …

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You are Loved, Small-Town Girl at Heart

You are Loved

Imagine reading the words, “You were created to be loved,” at a time when you feel like nobody loves you. Then imagine hearing a whisper in your ear, “Lovely child, I love you,” after spending years believing the lie that not even God loves you because of who you are. How would those words make …

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