Stop causing your own stress. Seriously. Stop.

Self-caused stress is the leading cause of tense shoulders and trouble falling asleep. This is true for me. Are you causing your own stress, too? I had a major realization the week before I visited my family in Oklahoma this last week of November. If I was stressed before I left for a week of […]

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Self-care isn’t only for weekends

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 to […]

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Time to take a self-care break

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 need […]

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Love Yourself More By

To fully love your life, you don’t need a life of perfection: the perfect partner, the most beautiful house in the neighborhood, or the best salary. Loving your life starts with loving and accepting everything that is you. Accept your imperfections. Be loyal to your joys. Be patient with yourself during times of self growth. […]

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Enjoy These 5 Benefits of Solitude

Check in with yourself: Do you feel like you need some alone time? If your first thought is you’re selfish for focusing on yourself, choosing solitude will strengthen your relationships. It will help you let go of your expectations of the world so that you are better able to connect with everyone in your life. […]

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Tired of Being Tired

An Exhausted Teacher’s Journaling Session Lately, I’ve been really tired to the point of exhaustion which might be from burn out from teaching. This tiredness is trying to tell me something about the way that I’m living my life, so I decided to journal about it. Sentences that started with “I’m tired of” this and […]

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A Lesson in the Failure

Starting graduate school last year was one of the most educational experiences I’ve had about learning to let go when the time isn’t right. I pushed myself into graduate school for multiple reasons, and by then end of 2018, I decided I needed a break from university. I can’t tell your right now if the […]

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