Meditation | How to Keep Calm During the Holidays

Meditation | How to Keep Calm During the Holidays

Meditation is one of those commonly misunderstood forms of self-care. This post will talk all about meditating to stay calm and to lessen anxieties during the holidays. The holidays are a hectic time full of great times, but also full of stress and anxiety. It can sometimes be hard to stay calm and avoid these…

5 Easy Holiday Self-Care Practices

5 Easy Holiday Self-Care Practices

  With the hustle and bustle of the Holiday season, it’s easy to allow yourself to become overwhelmed with everything on your to-do list and everyone who wants to spend time with you. it’s during this time that we tend to neglect ourselves the most. For that reason, I have a collection of holiday self-care…

How to Get that Cozy Christmas Feeling + 25% Off Coupon

How to Get that Cozy Christmas Feeling

  This post is a sponsored post. This means that I received compensation for writing it.     Let’s be honest with ourselves, who doesn’t love that cozy Christmas feeling?? It’s the best to get cozy on your couch or in your home, especially when the weather starts to get cold! Everyone has their own…

Dealing with Loneliness: Living By Yourself Far Away From Home, Family, and Friends

Dealing with Loneliness: Living by Yourself Far Away from Home, Family, and Friends

Everyone gets lonely, especially when you are in a new town far away from those you know and love. It’s hard, very hard. And sometimes it’s even emotionally draining. Here are some tips to help you manage loneliness when living by yourself far away from home, family, and friends.   Go Out Often (AKA Don’t…

How to Factor For Your Feelings After A Long-Distance Move

How to Factor For Your Feelings After A Long-Distance Move

Moving long distance, while life-affirming, can be terrifying. To some degree, it’s obvious before you’ve even embarked on the journey. No one could undertake a move like this without an overfill of feelings or at least a fluttering in your stomach. It’s simply not possible. This post gives a brief rundown of some feelings you…

12-Day Gratitude Challenge | #GratefulwithJihiElephant

12 Day Instagram Gratitude Challenge | #GratefulwithJihiElephant

This week on Jihi Elephant I have been planning an Instagram challenge and I want to share it with you amazing people! The goal of this challenge is to express gratefulness publicly with the hope that it inspires gratitude in those around us. Being grateful is so so so important and wonderful, which I have…

How to Be Happier | 10 Happiness-Promoting Practices + Over 10 Happy Quotes to Share

How to Be Happier | 10 Happiness-Promoting Practices

What is Happiness? There are a million ways to define happiness. “Be happy. Be bright. Be you.” The dictionaries define happiness as Delighted, pleased, or glad, as over a particular thing; OR Characterized by or indicative of pleasure, contentment, or joy (Dictionary.com). OR A state of well-being and contentment; OR A pleasurable or satisfying experience…

My Gratitude Journey | Meaningful Artwork

My Gratitude Journey | Meaningful Artwork

I’ve titled this post ‘My Gratitude Journey,’ though it is mainly about a piece of artwork I spent a year creating and the story behind it. Warning, I have to get a little vulnerable to tell this story.   The Back Story I’d like to start from the beginning. I was in a toxic relationship…