Self Care

Self Care Tips for Parents

Hello Friends! Being the mom to a 9-month-old has made me realize that self-care pre-baby and self-care post-baby are two very different things. Where I used to have unlimited time after work to take care of myself, my home and spend time with friends and family; now I find myself with a bunch of new […]

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Ramblings | Self Care

A New Work Adventure

Hello! About two months ago I left a job that caused me to be overworked and over stressed. I would be excited on days I got sick because it meant I could stay home, rest and not have to go in. I was getting sick physically and experiencing depression quite often. When I wasn’t at […]

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Healthy Eating | Self Care

A Work In Progress

Last Sunday morning I was baking some brownies preparing for a visit with a friend later that day. Within minutes I found myself licking the spoon and eating the left over batter. Man, did it taste good. Pure bliss. There was a time when I would have mistaken this for self care. Those “feel good” […]

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Self Care

Self Care and Hard Work

Hello, I have shared before that I am a fan of minimalism. This past year I have reduced many of my belongings, especially my closet, in an effort to provide more space in my life. Now, I am also a fan of color, my funky pop Harry Potter collection and have a junk drawer in […]

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Self Care

5 Things I Did Today For My Self Care

1. I went on a 30 minute walk at lunch with new co-workers. Starting a new job is hard, but making time for physical activity and socializing with peers during the day makes it less stressful. 2. I cooked myself dinner. Instead of grabbing fast food on the way home I made myself one of […]

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Self Care | Time Management

Self Care and Time Management

Hello, I have been thinking a lot these past couple weeks about time management and organization. When I am organized, I have more time for self care. When I am not running around at the last minute trying to complete the “urgent and important”; I have more time for things that fill up my emotional, […]

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Ramblings | Self Care

Making Moving Less Stressful

Hello. This past weekend my husband, pup and I moved about 2 hours away to a new city. Moving can be a very stressful experience. I wish I could say that our moving experience has been blissful with no bumps in the road, but alas, stressful things have occurred. However, there have been many things […]

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