Category: Self Care

Self-Protection in Today’s World

You are your own first responder. Even though the world is a beautiful place, it can also be a dangerous place. Ask yourself this question, if you were attacked while stopping for gas, would you be able to protect or defend yourself? If the answer is no or unsure, it is time to look into…
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Go-to Apps

We stare at our cell phones at least an hour a day. Different apps keep us engaged and entertained as time flies. Below are some of my go-to apps that are on my home screen. Social Media If it were not for my several businesses and keeping in contact with family and friends, I would…
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Self-advocating in the Workplace

What exactly is self-advocacy, and why is it important? Self-advocacy is the action of representing oneself or one’s views or interests. Self-advocacy in the workplace plays a huge role in our position within our organization. Yes, it may seem scary, but it is up to you to ensure that your voice is heard. This is…
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Procrastination

This is a topic all of us can relate to. When someone tells you not to procrastinate, sometimes it can be easier said than done. Looking at what the word means, we are talking about postponing decisions or actions that we know need to be made. We can have a list of ten things to…
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There is only one YOU. Stop trying to be HER.

“Stop being jealous of people in their winning season. You have no idea what they went through in their losing season.” Sometimes we can compare our lives to others without even realizing it. Something may start as inspiration but slowly takes a turn towards envy and jealousy. Now I am not saying do not be…
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Icebergs of Success

Some people can make success look so easy. Looking in from the outside can cause us to miss the hard work people put in to get there. This is the iceberg effect of success. Success is the visible portion of the iceberg floating above the surface of the ocean. We must understand that an even…
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Balance

Let us talk about balance. What exactly is this thing called balance, one may ask? According to the dictionary, balance is an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady. Well, there you have it. What does balance for a woman look like? Society has given women this description of…
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The Effects of Social Media

Social media. There have been times when I took a break from social media because I was tired of seeing specific things. Then, I got back on, unfollowed, unfriended, or blocked specific people and pages that was not adding value inmy life. I mean, seeing negativity all day, every day is draining. That is when…
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Generational Wealth

I have heard these two words being mentioned a lot over the past few months. Of course, it is easy to say it out loud, but how do you put it into action? Do you even know what generational wealth is? Or how to set your family up for success now and in the future?…
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Goal Setting

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” Many times, we set goals for ourselves that end up getting delayed severely or never reached. Setting and achieving a goal requires a process. I do not know how many times I have thrown a goal out there, like “I want to lose 10 pounds”, without…
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Distractions

Recognize when certain distractions try to take the place of family, friends, and even your career. All busy work is not “good” busy work. Distractions are everywhere. Whether it is our phones, the television, or people, we all have them. The question is, what do you do when they arise? I will be the first…
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Spring Cleaning

Beautiful weather is upon us. With that usually comes cleaning, dusting, reorganizing, out with the old and in with the new. Spring Cleaning is about so much more than just cleaning out your closets and dusting; it is a powerful tool that will free up energy and space in your life for more good things to…
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