Wellness Focused Resolutions

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com.

D
o you pick a word for the new year? When I remember to after the holiday craze, I try to pick a word that keeps me focused on my goals throughout that year. This means, if things align with that word do it, or just another way to recheck my priorities when my mind gets lost.

For 2020, my word is – enjoy. I worked so hard and I want to now enjoy where I’m at, what I’ve accomplished and to remind myself that’s where I currently am in life. This also means, enjoy slowing down so I can focus on other things – my home, garden, wellness, and learn some new skills.

I have been meaning to get better with educating myself on wellness, a typical resolution many of us have, but when life gets busy with work, health on so many levels takes a back seat – which it shouldn’t. If you’re working on your resolutions list, I say start small and maybe pick a word, then slowly educate yourself. Sometimes I think we put pressure on ourselves to be 100% in and that’s not possible when you’re still learning and have to get into the habit!

Babbleboxx rounded up some products to help accomplish nearly every resolution that might be on your list – skin health, mental health and productivity, mental alertness, energy, even motivation to work out. Let’s open the box and discover the products and see what might be the ideal fit to help you accomplish your goals in the new year. This is not a subscription box but rather a box with a theme that I’m able to share with you and you can purchase the products individually. Links and discount codes will be repeated at the end of the blog post.

Open-Ear Headphones

If fitness is on your goal, check out AfterShokz open-ear headphones, using bone conduction technology to transmit sound. This is unlike other headphones – the lightweight headphones go outside your ear so you can still hear nature, and cars go by, I think this is good for safety and enjoy the outdoor nature – I love hearing birds, wind, my steps, AND you can listen to music for 8-hours.

Comes in a variety of colors, use discount code: RESET50 for $50 off an Endurance Aeropex bundle. Valid: 1/6/2020 – 3/6/2020

Up your Skincare Routine

Take better care of your skin this year, starting with Alpha Skin Care‘s three bestselling products: a soap-free Refreshing Face Wash with Citric Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA), 10% AHA Essential Renewal Lotion that gently lifts away dull, dead skin cells and a facial moisturizer featuring Hyaluronic Acid, Vitamins B, E and Aloe Vera.

Use offer code Babble20 for 20% off all Alpha Skin Care purchases through 4/15/20.

Relax and Unwind

I’ve never tried CBD products before but I’ve had friends mentioned them and the positive effects. Dosage is a personal matter and takes some playing around to find your personal optimal dosage level, and CBDistillery recommends starting at around 30mg of CBD. The Full Spectrum CBD Softgels have 30mg CBD.

Benjamin has taken melatonin after it was suggested with his inability to sleep but I’m have been sharing these CBD Nighttime Gummies have 30 mg of CBD and 1.5mg of melatonin. I have been using them to break my bad habit of late-night binge watching. Go to bed Diana!

Use the code: NEWYEARNEWME to get a 20% discount when you buy CBD.

Support a nonprofit

Were you in sports as a child? I started in high school, dance team, and having an extra curricular activity helped me manage my time and my grades improved with time management. The National Endowment for Youth Sports​ (NEYS) is a United States Congressionally Chartered nonprofit focused on making ​sports accessible for all youth in America. Kids are significantly more likely to graduate from high school and attend college and regular activity in spores can help with leadership, resilience, teamwork, all important life skills. They asked me to sign a pledge to support this foundation for youth sports and bring awareness to help them further their goal of raising $100 million to provide youth sports programs children in economically distressed regions of the country, girls, and children with disabilities. I know extra curricular activities like sports had a positive impact on my grades and I used the life skills though college.

Mental Clarity + Energy

If you need some energy this year to accomplish your goals, Nutiva Organic MCT Oil is made from organic coconuts and provides energy, supports the metabolism and MCTs (medium-chain triglycerides) provide clean energy, boost metabolism and enhance mental clarity. You can blend it in smoothies and coffees.

Nutiva Organic MCT Powder is the creamy alternative to the MCT oil, it has protein giving the brain, muscles and other tissues fast and sustained energy and because it’s creamy, you can stir into coffee, tea, smoothies and shakes for a boost any time of day. I have been adding a scoop of the powder with my collagen powder to my coffee I don’t taste a thing! I showed my best friend who was over this morning what I’ve been using and she was like yeah, that’s really good!

30% off MCT products with code: ​NEWYEARBOXX30. Expires: Mar 31, 2020.

Wake up and Work Well Advice

I don’t know much about Buddha, but if you have been struggling with tiredness and exhaustion in the work place or in life in general, you are not alone – I know many, myself included.

Perhaps you have been working long hours, have a boss, or have to deal daily with high-maintenance coworkers, and non-stop stress!

Dan Zigmond, author of Buddha’s Office: The Ancient Art of Waking Up While Working Well, shares Buddah’s everyday practice of mindfulness and how to avoid shortcuts, pay more attention, while caring for yourself and others.

Relief from Nausea

When I get nausea it’s bad, like really bad so when it hits, I panic. Stomach Settle Drops from UpSpring can relieve nausea including pregnancy nausea relief, gas, bloating, and motion sickness relief and beyond.

I am now going to give this to my girlfriend whose son has severe motion sickness in cars and on planes, he has to use the wrist bands to avoid being sick. It has four of the top natural remedies (ginger, spearmint, lemon, and vitamin B6).

It has a touch of honey, and are individually wrapped drops are perfect to have on hand. Natural lemon-ginger-honey flavor quickly helps calm upset stomachs. Available for purchase at Target and Walmart on the digestive aisle. No sickness here for 2020.


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Diana Elizabeth enjoys the CBD night time gummies. They help her unwind and happily go to bed! Takes just 30 minutes for her and she’s ready to sleep and excited to wake up the next morning to work!

Diana Elizabeth is an author, photographer, and obsessive antique shopper. You can typically find her in her garden wrist deep in dirt, at a local estate sale or planning her next epic party.

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