Category: Self Care

Fasting

This year, I will be participating in Ramadan fasting in support of my Muslim Soldier. I am thoroughly aware of how much of a sacrifice and the discipline it takes to fast during Ramadan holistically. I will fast each day from dawn (approximately two hours before sunrise) until after sunset, and I will not eat…
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Journaling

Did you ever have a diary growing up? Wow, the nostalgia. I remember my beautiful, colorful Lisa Frank diary and pens kept me from getting in trouble several times. Oh, how the diary has now become the journal of adulthood. Journaling is simply writing down your thoughts and feelings to understand them more clearly. And…
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Ignored Addictions

So many times when we hear the word addiction, we immediately think of someone strung out of drugs or that alcoholic who everyone in the family knows. Believe it or not, there are simply things we do every single day that can fall into the category of addiction. Anything that alters your mood can become…
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How to Stick with New Years Resolutions/Goals

At the beginning of every year, Dry January starts, the gyms are packed again, and we go into hitting reset on the things we want to start over with or improve. When making New Year Resolutions/goals can seem like an endless cycle, how do we stick to them? Here are two ways to stick with…
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Boundaries

Boundary: a line that marks the limits of an area; a dividing line. When we think about personal boundaries, these are the limits and rules we set for ourselves within relationships whether personal or professional. You will burn out and drive yourself crazy if you say yes to everything and try to be everything for…
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Decluttering Checklist

Everyone is familiar with spring cleaning, but there is such a thing as cleaning any time of the year to declutter your home. Did you know that deep cleaning or decluttering your house gives you endorphins and refreshes your living spaces? Sure does. Here are some things in your home to declutter this month. Pick…
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30-Day Fall Workout

Now that the scorching sun at blazing temperatures is in the past, it’s time to get moving. Being physically active can improve your brain health, help manage weight, reduce the risk of disease, strengthen bones and muscles, and improve your ability to do everyday activities. Here is an easy-to-follow 30-day fall workout. Day 1. Leg…
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Best Fall Nail Polishes

Being in the military, I keep my nails clear all year round except for the holidays when I am on leave for two weeks. This allows me to express myself through nail color. Loud colors, PLEASE! Spring and summer are for the beautiful bright yellows, pinks, and bright colors, and fall and winter are for…
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A Page for Prayers

Are you a person who loves prayer and knows there is a prayer for every situation? A Page for Prayers was designed with you in mind. Spoken by a woman who has had her share of trials and tribulations, this page is your one-stop for all prayers. From prayers for yourself to your husband, friends,…
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Books to Read this Fall

Where are my readers? The time has come for cozy weather, leaves falling, fuzzy socks, cardigans, and pumpkin spice lattes. After work during the fall season, the only thing on my mind is lying on the couch with a blanket and a good movie or book. Check out these books for adults and children that…
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Power of Praying Series

This prayer series by Stormie Daniels has been in my home and heart for over ten years. Not only do they immediately refocus my attention on my relationship with God, but they light a fire in me as a Prayer Warrior. I take these books when I travel, read them at home, and go to…
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Women and Self-protection

What items are readily available to defend yourself in a life-threatening self-defense situation? A few years ago, I did an article on ways someone could protect themselves. Whether it was a knife, taser, self-protection keychain, or firearm, I went in depth about how those options were beneficial. That article prompted emails and messages from women…
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