Category: Self-Care

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21 FREE Self-care Activities

I hope you are enjoying your summer! I know I have been…just got back from a short vacation that was just what my soul needed—lots of time outdoors enjoying the beauty of nature and...

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When Your Big Heart Hurts

Here are a few things I know to be true about social workers and helping professionals in general (I am clearly doing some generalizations here—sorry!): We have BIG HEARTS. We love to help others....

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“Better!”: A Lesson on Positive Energy

I recently read the book The Energy Bus by Jon Gordon. This book. It was like facing a mirror and realizing what I needed to change. If you haven’t read it, I would highly...

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3 Self-care Ideas {that take 3 minutes or less}

I recently asked readers and other social workers to complete a survey to help me understand more what people needed. One overwhelming response was how to do self-care in a way that doesn’t cost...

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Laughter {A fun & easy self-care strategy}

Wanted to share a simple and easy self-care strategy that we often overlook—laughter! We all know how good it feels to have a good laugh, whether with our friends, hearing a funny joke, or...

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Self-care & Self-Love: Changing the inner scripts!

I had an epiphany the other day when reflecting on self-care and my own struggles with feeling guilty about caring for myself. A simple, yet profound realization. Self-care becomes a whole lot easier when...

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Embracing Vulnerability

How many of you have watched Brene Brown’s Ted Talk about the Power of Vulnerability? It gets me every time. If you have yet to watch, please take 20 minutes to do so now....

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3 Thoughts Holding You Back From Taking Care of Yourself!

All too often our thoughts hold us back from embracing the idea of self-care and the importance of it in our day to day lives. I know, I’ve been there. Today, I want to...

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5 Wellness Breaks {that YOU can start TODAY}

Did you know taking breaks throughout the day is good for you? Yeah, me neither–keep on reading to learn more about the benefits and about 5 quick and easy wellness breaks you can start...

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Goal Setting – Tis the Season!

So it’s that time of year again—the end of the year! Time for taking a pause to look at the year that is ending and to make some decisions about priorities for the year...