Self-Care: More Than Bubble Baths, Chocolate Cake & Manicures
If you think self-care means taking a break to do something pampering or fun, think again. Sometimes self-care is doing the stuff that’s hard and not fun at all. When you think of self-care, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For many, it’s things like bubble baths, manicures, chocolate, and girls’ nights out […]Read More →
The Busy Mom’s Guide to Self-Care That Works
When time and patience are limited, what can you do to get grounded and feel good fast? In 2018, I wrote about self-care for busy moms, offering you some of the best tips and tricks I could find from experts. Self-care is always evolving and what works for one person won’t necessarily work for another. So […]Read More →
How Do You Respond to Stress?
Stress can be positive or negative. While positive stress can serve a purpose and isn’t necessarily a bad thing, negative stress generally serves no purpose and leads to problems such as lost sleep, weight gain, and mood swings (among others). But many of the problems associated with negative stress are associated with the way we […]Read More →
15 Small Acts of Self-Care for a Quick Pick-Me-Up
Sometimes we put aside self-care because it feels overwhelming. We don’t know what to do or it seems like it will take too long. Other things feel more important. But self-care is critical to our mental and physical health. Try these 15 small acts of self-care that can quickly boost your confidence, soothe your stress, […]Read More →
Kid Cuisine: Expanding Your Child’s Food Horizons
We all have our favorite foods. Kids have a knack for choosing some faves and refusing to chow down on anything else, though. So what do you do when you want your littles to expand their palate and eat something other than chicken nuggets, mac & cheese, and peanut butter? These tips will help you […]Read More →
Meditation: How the heck do I end a session?
When you’re new, it can be a bit confusing to end a meditation session. Do you just get up and jump back into life? Do you sit for a few minutes? Are you supposed to say namaste or bow or something? There’s not really a single “right” way to end your meditation sessions. If you’re […]Read More →
Why Meditation Should Be the Foundation Of Your Self-Care
Self-care can be a lot of things: yoga, bubble baths, chocolate cake, a healthy meal, a good night’s sleep or being active are just a few things. But there’s one thing that I believe should be the foundation of self-care for everyone: meditation. To some, meditation seems like an indulgence. Even if it’s not an […]Read More →