Self-care is so much more than bubble baths, chocolate cake, and Netflix and chill. Real self-care is building a life you don’t need to escape from. Keep reading to learn how.
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Can I let you in on a secret? I am not a natural morning person. Honestly, I wake up kind of crabby and just want to be left alone. So my natural tendency is to not get out of bed until absolutely necessary. In 2011 one of my virtual mentors shared something that changed my […]
Spend 10 minutes watching the news or scrolling through Facebook and you’ll quickly realize that there’s so much that’s out of your control. In 10 short minutes you’ll see evidence of greed, corruption, natural disasters, and disease. It can feel overwhelming for even the calmest of us. Although you can’t control the things in […]
When I’m writing a new post, I always create five titles and choose the one I think is best. The first title I wrote for this post was how to break your phone habit. But as I thought about it, it’s more than a habit for me at times. I have moments when I feel […]
Welcome to my personal journey to become more wholehearted. As a lifelong perfectionist, I’ve struggled with my sense of inherent worthiness. For most of my life, I believed that my value as a person was a reflection of my grades, appearance, generosity, job title, income, weight, and net worth. Then one day I realized the […]
There are few topics as personal and emotional as finances. I’ve witnessed some of the most intelligent people become sweaty and flustered at the mere mention of it. I’ve watched the calmest people I know fly off the handle while discussing the topic. Financial health seems to be one of those topics that people either […]
Are you in need of a vacation and the opportunity to disconnect and recharge? In our always connected and overly busy culture, never has there been more of a need to power down. But according to Glassdoor, two-thirds of Americans report working while on vacation. This is a problem and I have some ideas about […]
Is it just me, or does it seem like a bad habit is hard to break? And conversely, a good habit is hard to make? I tried to stick to the habit of working out for close to 20 years. I’d do great for six months to a year. But eventually, I’d always quit and […]
If you pay attention to the news, you’ll likely hear story after story about how the world is going to hell in a handbasket. Just open a news website and you’ll notice that about eighty percent of the headlines are negative. But if you zoom in and look at real people, living real lives, you’ll […]