Self Care

Self-Care Shouldn’t Hurt You

Hey There! I’m coming to you today to talk to you about a topic that has taken me a long time to understand. Self-care shouldn’t hurt you. To explain, let me tell you a story about a time when I thought I was taking care of myself. So I think we can all agree that […]

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Healthy Mind | Self Care

The Importance of MINDSET with SELFCARE

Hey Y’all. This past month in my life has been BANANAS! We’ve had multiple things break and require repairs in our home that have required us to contact our homeowner’s insurance and have people in and out. In addition to that, I also started back at work, which I am excited about because I enjoy […]

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Ramblings

Sick day Sick day

Stayed home today to take care is my son. He’s 10 months and keeps getting ear infections. About an hour into the day I started getting body aches, sore throat, coughing and feeling nauseous. I guess it’s a sick day for me too. Spending nap time sitting drinking tea and willing myself to get better […]

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Self Care

Treat Yo’ Self on a Budget

Often when we hear of self care we think of getting a massage, getting a pedicure, or treating yourself to a fancy dinner outing. I’ve written a lot about alternative self care activities (walking, exercise, spending time with friends/family, mindfulness, etc.) but sometimes we want those fancy things! In this post I’m going to share […]

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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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