Tag: self care

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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Easy Nighttime Beauty Routine

When it comes to my beauty routine, I am a simple person. Certain things make me feel good as a woman, and taking care of myself is one of them. When you look good, you feel good. Here are some easy nighttime beauty to-dos. Shower and Cleanse Your Face I am a fan of all…
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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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Regulating Your Emotions 

“Self–regulation will always be a challenge, but if somebody’s going to be in charge, it might as well be me.” – Daniel Akst We live in a world where you can experience happiness, sadness, rage, joy, disappointment, and fear on the same day. We may not have control over the things that happen to us…
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Self-care Check-in

Self-care is the best care. When was the last time you did a self-care check-in? We are always on the go, and although we have routines, we often forget the little things that help us take care of ourselves. Here are a few tips for taking care of yourself this month or any month. Practice…
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Social Media: Clean it Up

There comes a time when we catch ourselves on social media a little more than we care to. At the same time, there is absolutely nothing wrong with interacting with friends and family, finding a new recipe, or getting inspiration from your favorite influencer. Sometimes we open social media, and our timelines are filled with…
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Green Thumb

Where are my green thumb plant lovers? My mother and grandmother had dozens of plants in their homes growing up; small ones, medium ones, large ones, some that were the same, and some that were different. I remember not walking through certain areas of my grandmother’s house because she had so many plants in that…
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You are not Overwhelmed, You are Unorganized

How often do we feel the day, week, or even month has gotten away from us? Sometimes we feel as if there is not enough time in the day. From the time we wake up to when our head hits the pillow, the to-do list seems like the more we cross off, the more gets…
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Tips for Anxiety

“Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.” – Charles Spurgeon Anxiety can be expected in stressful situations such as public speaking or taking a test. Anxiety is only an indicator of underlying disease when feelings become excessive, all-consuming, and interfere with living. When your anxiety leads you to be…
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Small Victories

We often set health and fitness goals yet rarely celebrate the small victories throughout our journey. We are so focused on the results that we miss opportunities to congratulate ourselves for the sacrifices and hard work. Not anymore! Check out these small victories that you may not be celebrating. Mood/Skin Have you noticed yourself in…
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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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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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