These times have got me reflecting over what matters most in life? Among other questions like what does it mean to be successful in life? & what does it mean to have a successful day?
And how much self care is enough? Do your self-care practices look different on weekdays versus the weekends? Then there’s the question of when does self care turn into laziness? Or when does self care turn into an excuse to avoid things in your life? What’s not up for question, though, is that self-care practicesContinue reading “When should you practice self care?”
Keeping yourself motivated and optimistic throughout the week starts with balance. Balance starts with making time to reset, rest, & refresh. You’re at your most motivated, most optimistic, most open, and most yourself when you give yourself time to reenergize. When you don’t find time to pause, you become overly stressed, tired, and resentful. It’sContinue reading “How to keep yourself motivated & optimistic”
Self-care means listening to your body’s needs, tending to what needs attention in yourself. Self-care isn’t only for weekends. Care for your needs every day. You know what works best for you because you know your strengths and weaknesses, your personality, your schedule. When you want connection or need help, find the right person toContinue reading “Self-care isn’t only for weekends”
give yourself permission to take a self-care break. You give and give your energy, time, and attention to your job, your loved ones, your home, your life. It’s time that you let yourself receive time to rest. Keep things balanced. When to take a self-care break No matter how much you feel that you needContinue reading “Time to take a self-care break”
I love the idea of minimalism, but minimalism isn’t homey, cozy enough for me. When I picture a homey, cozy home, I see lots of things: photo frames, quotes on decor, and homey scents. Lots of light, soft pillows and throws. I see things that show history: antique furniture and discolored cooking pans. I seeContinue reading “Homey, Cozy Minimalist Home”
A while back I shared on this blog how I put my master’s degree on hold because I was exhausted from my full-time job and taking evening and weekend classes at university. I felt stressed and overwhelmed everyday–even on the weekends. I didn’t prioritize scheduling in time to simply relax. What I needed the mostContinue reading “One Tip to Stop Feeling Stressed”
Tip for feeling strength: I’ve been finding strength by embracing my achiever side. My achiever side is ready to tackle everything on the to-do list, and the to-do list feels endless. Asking myself what needs to get done today and setting realistic, not overwhelming expectations, is helping me find strength and balance.