Popular Self-CareTip Posts

Have you ever spent hours jumping from one web link to another trying to gather relevant information for a specific topic only to find yourself in a maze of information overload? I have and I know just how time consuming and frustrating that can be. Don’t you sometimes wish you had a handy reference guide put together with several articles about your specific search topic all in one place? Now you do… Periodically I will publish a list of previously posted popular self-care tips and strategies that I've rounded up from various sources on the web to make it easier for you to get self-care tips and more all in one place.   Here's the list: 15 Self-Care Tips for Anyone Who Works Too Much Nichole Liloia on MindBodyGreen Choose … [Read more...]

Make Commitments Not Resolutions

At the beginning of a new year, most of us focus our attention on how we can make meaningful changes in our daily lives (e.g., wipe the slate clean and start afresh) by changing some aspect of who we are - what we do, how we do things, when we do certain things and exploring why we act and respond in the ways we do. You may call this process of introspection as making a new years resolution or you may call it something else. I prefer to look at this process as making a commitment rather than a resolution. The beginning of 2013 is the perfect time to refocus, think deeply and make a commitment to be the real you. I believe a commitment is stronger than a resolution because you are the central character and the commitment is a pledge or … [Read more...]

Make Room in Your Life

                        This quote reminds me that one of the best things we can do for ourselves is to do more of the things we love and enjoy. Deferring our passions, dreams, and goals does nothing to nourish our souls and spearhead us on the path of success, fulfillment and joy. To see more quotes and inspirational tips like this, join us over in the Self Care Circle.   … [Read more...]

Supercharge Good Self-Care Practices

Supercharging your good self-care practices is not just about getting the occasional manicure, massage or facial.  Although, I’m certainly not opposed to these sweet indulgences! photo credit: dMap Travel Guideimage There are as many ways to practice good self- care as there are ripples in the ocean.  Unfortunately, most women overlook what it takes to build the foundation of good self-care. Taking care of yourself is not just the things you do for yourself, it's also about taking good care of what you feel deep inside. You can start by clearing away the fog from the mirror so you can see and begin to appreciate who you really are. Here are a few ways you can begin to supercharge good self-care practices: Trust your instincts … [Read more...]