7 Ideas For Long Lasting Self-Care

7 Ideas For Long Lasting Self-Care

When most people think about self-care, they think about a bubble bath, working out, and eating healthy. Don’t get me wrong- those are great things that I even do to take care of myself. But they’re mostly a temporary relief from the stress. There are...
Ways to Be in The Moment

Ways to Be in The Moment

We ask the question often, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” We dream about the future. We plan for retirement. We play the “if only” game and wish the grass was greener. Do you focus so much on the future destination that you forget...
Benefits of Gratitude All Year Long

Benefits of Gratitude All Year Long

My family has a Thanksgiving journal that we write in every Thanksgiving season. For almost a decade, we have listed the things each member of our family is thankful for that year. It’s a fun way to focus on the positives in our lives and reflect on the joys of...
A Self-Care Pep Talk

A Self-Care Pep Talk

While meeting with my doctor this week for a routine physical, I received an unexpected self-care pep talk. As my doctor was asking about my stress levels, it became clear that I am out of balance and I am not doing a great job of practicing what I preach to all of...
It’s Time for New Lenses

It’s Time for New Lenses

I’ve worn glasses for years and often walk around without noticing all the dirt and grime that has built up on them. Once I finally notice and take the time to clean my glasses, I have that moment when I put them back on and I realize just down dirty they were....
Let The Good In

Let The Good In

It’s that time of the year for New Year’s Resolutions. Most of the time you hear people say, ā€œIā€™m going to stop doing _____ā€. People commit to stopping bad habits, changing their life styles, and purging out the negative in their lives. But do you ever...