Category: Self-Care

social media break

How to Know if You Need a Break from Social Media

What’s the first thing you do when you wake up? Do you hit the snooze button? Stretch deeply? Or, do you grab your phone and check your Facebook notifications?

Do you get stuck in the scrolling time-suck? Is social media dominating your days?

If you find that it’s hard to go any significant length of … Read more

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How to Start a Journal and Improve Your Life

Do you ever feel like you need a quiet space in this incredibly noisy world? With all the chatter and chaos coming at us, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed, anxious, and even lost.

Since turning 40, I’ve discovered a great way to deal with some of the midlife changes: keeping a journal.

Journaling has become … Read more

Simple Daily Practices for Powerful Results

5 Simple Daily Practices that Get Powerful Results

Inside: These simple daily practices will help you manage stress during those overwhelming seasons of life.

Five years ago, I sat fidgeting in the doctor’s office, waiting for biopsy results. I already knew before I heard the words.

“It’s breast cancer.”

Feeling numb, I looked back and forth from the doctor to the nurse while … Read more

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Tired of Your Inner Critic? How to Love Your Body: 6 Helpful Tips

Inside: Learn to love your body with six helpful tips and quiet your inner critic.

Body Positivity. By now, you’ve heard of the movement. You need this message – and you’re inspired. Finally, you’re encouraged to feel comfortable in your own skin.

Yet these are the words you still say to yourself:

“My stomach is

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How to Create a Midlife Bucket List

Do you have a bucket list? Have you thought about one? It’s a popular concept, making a list of things you want to do in life. But how many of us actually create and fulfill our bucket lists? Now that I’m 45 and considered “midlife,” I’ve become seriously motivated to get out and experience life … Read more

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‘Me Time’ for Mother’s Day Isn’t Selfish

Mother’s Day is nearly here. I know the question is coming: “What do you want for Mother’s Day?” Honestly, I don’t want much. I know I want some special time with my people. Maybe go out to brunch or do a little shopping. I also plan to ask for a little ‘Me Time’ for Mother’s … Read more