Self-Care

Winter self-care

Self-Care is Always Important Self-care includes all the things we do to maintain or improve our wellbeing. We all know how important basic self-care activities such as adequate sleep, exercise, healthy eating, hobbies, and spending time with friends are. If we don’t prioritize self-care, we feel lousy. Our health suffers. We get sick. We’re irritable, …

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Have you been short-changing yourself on self-care, saying critical or hurtful things to yourself, or setting unrealistic expectations for yourself? Are you ready to embrace your worthiness and start treating yourself with love? These inspirational self-love quotes can help you stay motivated, practice self-compassion, and promote self-love and self-acceptance. Why You Need Self-Love Loving ourselves …

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Perfectionists have a hard time prioritizing self-care. In this article, learn about self-care for perfectionists and ways to reduce feeling guilty or selfish when you do things for yourself. Perfectionism makes it hard to practice to self-care. Perfectionists are more concerned with goals and accomplishments than with our own wellbeing. Sometimes, we’re so busy that …

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Book Review: The Empath's Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People #HSP #coping #empath #selfcare

    We live in a world with high levels of sensory input – loud movies, bright lights, crowds of people, the 24-hour news cycle, social media and technology that constantly interrupt and demand our attention. If you’re a highly sensitive or empathic person, this can be overwhelming and overstimulating, and leave you exhausted and …

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Staying Motivated When Change and Healing Are Hard

Whether you’re healing from a traumatic event, coping with another depressive episode, or trying to become a better parent, you know that progress rarely happens in a straight line. Intentional growth and healing are the results of hard work – often over an extended period of time. Positive changes don’t “just happen” and time alone …

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summer self-care ideas

When is the best time to start taking better care of yourself? Right now! No matter the season or day of the week, it’s time to put yourself on your to-do list and give yourself the same love and respect that you give to others. Below, I share 10 summer self-care ideas, but many of …

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Are you self-critical? Do you expect a lot of yourself–and then berate yourself when you make a mistake? This happens to a lot of us…but it’s not helpful. Self-criticism doesn’t motivate people or help them perform better. In fact, it usually has the opposite effect. It’s hard to do better when you think so little …

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