How to Create A Self Care Kit for Children

as you may have experienced at least once in …a grocery store on any given day, an unhappy child makes for an unhappy situation for everyone…Self care kits can help children become aware of their own needs and be proactive in getting them met in whatever environment they are in. … More How to Create A Self Care Kit for Children

Why you need a social hangover self care kit

Have you already made your Thanksgiving plan phone calls? Have you been squeezing in your research on ticket deals and texts about what desserts to bring on your breaks ? Have you been holding a conversation with yourself in the back of your mind about what you’ll wear?   In the background of all this … More Why you need a social hangover self care kit

How an Altar Can Profoundly Contribute to Your Well Being

Making choices about the aesthetics of placement, colors, candles, flowers, mementos, pictures and coveted foods is a gratifyingly beautiful way to tiptoe towards the still hurting places within myself. In the process of engaging with the beauty of color, taste, scent, sound and touch I prepared my heart for the closer than usual encounter with those losses. For only that limited amount of time, I’ve stepped closer towards wholeness. … More How an Altar Can Profoundly Contribute to Your Well Being

5 Self Care Rituals To Process Loss

In our fast paced world there is no room for the profound inner stirrings that loss invokes and this is precisely how these ancient rituals squarely meet this need. They give us a place in time to contain those deeply stirred emotions and be with them. It’s perfect and appropriate that rituals like these are held once a year as those months in between are needed to heal from the inner work of coming to grips with loss and the value of life. … More 5 Self Care Rituals To Process Loss

30 Reasons Why We Need to Experience Silence Regularly

Although uncomfortable, when we take the time to experience silence a little every day, that same uncomfortability is in effect an investment in preventing all forms of cognitive, emotional and bodily overload. Silence can act as a powerful cleansing agent in our lives of all that is unnecessary. In the same way we have hygiene habits for our bodies and homes, silence can act as our daily emotional and mental hygiene habit that helps keep our inner world in order. … More 30 Reasons Why We Need to Experience Silence Regularly