22 ways to practice self-care

We can get so wrapped up in taking care of others. We put others’ wants and needs before our own, at work, at home, and in our communities.

Often at the expense of our own mental, emotional and physical health.

When was the last time you said no to someone, someone who needed something from you (even just your time because that most definitely counts!), because you needed that time to do something that was just for you, and no one else?

I’m actually really, really curious to know your answer!

It’s a beautiful characteristic to be there for others, to give unselfishly of ourselves. But if we’re not careful, we’re putting that ability at risk.

I read this great statement once that resonated with me and hit me like a bolt of lightning….. Continue reading “22 ways to practice self-care”

Clarify – know what you want

Remember all those times you wished for something different?

You wished your job was different, or your home was different, or you just wished your life in general was different. You didn’t know what you wanted, you only knew that what you had wasn’t working, and wasn’t what you wanted.

I remember those times. In fact, I still fall victim to that way of feeling now and then!

Wishing and feeling like that doesn’t get us where we want to be. Can you guess why?

If you’re thinking it’s because there wasn’t a plan in sight, that’s partially right.

But before that is one really huge step! Continue reading “Clarify – know what you want”

Not enough time?

Do you feel like you’re being pulled in too many directions? Or have so much going on that you don’t know how you’re going to get all of it done, let alone done well?

Do you feel like other people have too many demands on you, and on your time?

How often do you put the wants and needs of other people ahead of yours? The things they want you to do, ahead of the things you want to do? Continue reading “Not enough time?”