#SelfCareFeb Days 12-14: Treat Yourself

With this weekend being Valentine’s Day, I felt that it would be a perfect weekend for you to do something special for yourself whether you are single or partnered up. Although Valentine’s Day has become somewhat of a hokey commercial holiday, you don’t the permission of the day on a calendar to celebrate self love and acceptance.  Continue reading

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#SelfCareFeb Day 11: Do Differently

#SelfCareFeb Day 11

Today’s self care principle is all about adding some variety to your life. We can often get bored with our lives because we stay in our comfort zones and go through our usual routines each day. We rarely do spontaneous things or try something new. Well today, I challenge you to look at something in your life from a new perspective and “do differently.”  Continue reading

#SelfCareFeb Day 2: Start a Meditation Practice

Welcome to Day 2 of #SelfCareFeb! One of the most important things that you can do to practice self care, in my opinion, is to incorporate a meditation practice into your daily life. About two years ago, I got really into meditation. I made it a point to try to meditate for at least 15 minutes a day. As time went on and I learned how to still my mind, I could easily spend 45 minutes to an hour meditating each day because the time passed by so quickly!  A few benefits that I experience from meditating daily are: Continue reading

Self Care February: An Introduction

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February is the month that most people reserve for demonstrating how much they care about others. The store shelves are lined with chocolates, heart shaped trinkets, and beautiful bouquets of brightly hued flowers. Much like the holiday season, people tend to get overwhelmed and put unnecessary pressure and expectations on themselves as they try to adequately portray their love/like/appreciation of their loved ones. However, how often do you take time out to show yourself how much you care for yourself? Continue reading