One of the most important tenets of self-care for me is that self-care is a prevention tool. This means that engaging in self-care practices can prevent stress, becoming overwhelmed, having emotional breakdowns, coming into negative head space, or disillusionment. The most important thing however, is that self-care is used in a way to prevent first,… Continue reading Self-Care Mondays #12: Make a Self-Care Plan
September brings about this freshness and renewal for personal growth. With children returning to school we are reminded of the goals we want to achieve and start organizing ourselves to strive towards them. This can be a great thing… unless you have a tendency towards perfection. If you’re anything like me writing down lists and… Continue reading Self Care Mondays #11: Rebel!
I was in a dark place this last week. It was dark outside. It was dark inside my mind. I was not me. I allowed myself to stay in this dark place for quite awhile. I allowed the sleep deprivation to keep me under water. Instead of fighting to thrive I just… Continue reading The Other Side
First off let me start off by apologizing because I made a mistake. I took a hiatus, I didn’t post about it, I just kind of stopped writing here. I can give you all the reasons that this happened but it doesn’t matter what the reasons were, I just should have communicated that I… Continue reading You Are Worthy
(I apologize for my absence lately! Between heading back to the US for a visit with family and getting Mentoring 4 Moms started things have been busy!) This week my husband and I got some disappointing news. It wasn’t anything very serious but I was pretty upset initially. I didn’t want to be around anyone… Continue reading Self-Care Mondays #1o: Let Time Be on Your Side
In the movement of encouraging moms to realize that they are enough and they do enough I believe myself to be an advocate. I’m tired of all the competition and the pettiness among moms. Whether you stay at home or work you’re accomplishing something. Whether or not you decide to join the PTA doesn’t indicate… Continue reading The Mom Who Won’t Stop