Tag: self-care

When life forces you to slow down - featured image
I’m a huge advocate for living life at a slower pace, creating a life for yourself that is calm instead of busy and overwhelming. That’s kinda my thing. I’m also the first to admit that it’s a process. A slower life doesn't happen overnight... But sometimes, life happens, and you just don't have a choice in the matter. You HAVE to slow down - right now - and you might not be ready for it yet. So, what do you do when life forces you to slow down before you’re ready?
journaling for beginners
Have you thought about keeping a journal, but aren’t quite sure how to get started? Or what to write about? Or how to fit journaling into your day? Here are some quick tips on journaling for beginners!
balancing productivity & self-care
Be more productive! Make time for self-care! If you’ve spent any time on social media or reading magazines lately, you’ve probably had both of those phrases drilled into your head. But...how can you find the time to do both? We’re going to answer that question, as well as setting up some realistic expectations for what balancing productivity & self-care really looks like.
a cozy guide to winter
I love so much about this season of snowy weather and a slower pace. Whether you’re a winter lover like me, or you’re just waiting for it to be over, this guide will show you how to make the most of this cozy season, without the winter blues!
Featured image for blog post - background: woman drinking coffee - text overlay: why you need a do-nothing day
p and take a long, deep breath. Because today, we're going to talk about why you need a "Do-Nothing" day. How will you know if you need one? Some signs are: feeling overwhelmed or drained by life; feeling like there's never enough time in the day; having trouble sleeping at night because your mind won't quiet down, or just plain not enjoying things as much as usual. If this sounds like you, it's time to plan for a Do-Nothing day!
self-care kit
Self-care should be a daily practice. It’s also easier said than done. There, I said it. But since self-care IS so important, it’s a good idea to have a self-care kit ready and waiting for the crazy days, the stressful days, the blah days. It’s not always easy to come up with a good recovery plan to get you back to a level state of mind when you’re already feeling stressed or overwhelmed. So I’m going to give you a few ideas on how to build your own self-care kit to keep on hand for the crazy days when you need it.
self care 101 for better self
Self-care is important! We’ve all heard that a million times by now, right? We’ve seen the old airplane analogy of “put your own facemask on first” that almost always seems to be mentioned, read how it’s okay to take care of yourself and you can’t pour from an empty cup. I think it’s time to take it a step farther, though, and talk about why it’s not only okay and it’s not just important, but why we NEED to make self-care a priority. It’s not a luxury, it’s mandatory.