Category: Self-Care

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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...

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Holiday Cheer! {5 Ideas that Bring Joy}

I love the holidays.  I truly do. And I don’t always realize that others might struggle with this time of year.  A few weeks ago, I participated in #macrosw’s twitter chat (they do it...

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Surviving the Lows

So I wrote a post not too long ago about the ups and downs of social work.  And in general my blog tends to focus on the positives or finding the positive.  But today,...

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Creating a Culture of Gratitude

As promised, this month’s theme is gratitude, so I’ve got another great gratitude post for you today! And although this is a week that I’ve struggled (and I know many of you have as...

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Choosing Your Teacher {A Perspective Shift}

I’ve referenced attending a training of Laura van Dernoot Lipsky’s in several posts already, including this one and this one. But, I had forgotten to mention one of my favorite techniques she talked about…a...