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Anxiety Soothing Playlist

Posted by Janelle Martel on

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  For when you're feeling tense, this playlist is designed to help soothe frazzled nerves, reduce tension, and bring you back to a place of balance gently.       The Wolves (Act I and II) by Bon Iver Don't Panic by Coldplay Don't Be Scared by Andrew Bird Waves Knows Shores - James Blake Promise - Ben Howard Breathe Me - SIA Three Little Birds by Bob Marley Something Wild by Lindsey Stirling ft. Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness Shake It Out by Florence and the Machine Breathe (2 a.m.) by Anna Nalick Don’t You Worry Child by Swedish House...

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Inside the Box: Snowed In

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With this year having been such a horrible winter, I really wanted this month's box to be full of cozy essentials to help bring some joy into the otherwise gloomy and cold landscape so much of us have been living in!  Our Snowed In box did just that, and we were lucky enough to be able to feature so many amazing Canadian makers this month. Dolled Up Desserts The Monroe Blondie Baking Mix Baking is such a wonderful form of self-care, but it can be a big endeavour to undertake when you're feeling worn down, which is why I love including baking...

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Best Poetry Books for Self-Care

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/blogs/caring-crate-blog/best-poetry-books-for-self-care Whether or not reading is a part of your self-care routine, experiencing poetry can be a great way to care for yourself.  In bite-sized poems, modern-day poets are tacking topics that can help you to release emotions, think creatively, and help you learn a little more about yourself.  These selections are all focused on topics that surround self-love and healing, and a great edition to your bookshelf or coffee table for whenever you need to slow down for a moment and focus on you.

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Self-Care for Empaths

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Empaths, also known as highly-sensitive people, are  those people who just feel everything. If you've ever been labelled as "too emotional" or "overly sensitive", or find yourself needing time to re-charge after being around others, chances are you're an empath.  While this is awesome for creating connections with others, taking on other's emotions can be incredibly draining.  These self-care suggestions are great for when you need time to re-charge. Therapy When you're constantly taking on other's problems, it can be a huge weight on yourself, but you don't have to take it all on alone.  Even a monthly therapy session...

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Gorgeous Faux Plants for Those Who Don't Have a Green Thumb!

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/blogs/caring-crate-blog/gorgeous-faux-plants-for-those-who-dont-have-a-green-thumb  We love the stress-relieving, happiness-boosting power of nature, and love bringing it into our home.  But, if every plant you buy ends up looking wilted and sad and you've sworn off plant parenthood, we've got you covered!  These gorgeous faux plants will help bring the beauty of nature into your home without any work on your part.

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