While I will tell you wholeheartedly that the decades spent trying to figure it out were absolutely worth it, you shouldn’t have to wait for decades to reach this cruise control state with self care habits.
As a mom, wife, volunteer, employee and blogger that’s navigated through sicknesses, vacations, pregnancy, hosting guests, unemployment, traveling abroad for months at a time, mourning deaths of people I love, the holidays and all around growing pains, if I’ve been able to keep my self care resolutions for over 15 years, you can to. … More My Top 6 Mistakes When It Comes To New Years Resolutions
If you want to make a change in your life remember that in the same way a string of actions brought you here, it’s a string of actions that will take you where you want to go.
Transforming our lives boils down to changing just one daily act. … More We Cannot Understand Our Way Into Transformation
I’ve been able to successfully start habits of self care and increase them in quantity and quality for the past two decades and have savored it’s many rewards…There’s no magic secret, just deceptively simple practices that are carried out religiously and among them are what I see as the very foundation of creating self care habits: a life review.
Why do you ask?
…because being vaguely aware that something in your life has to change is not enough to make a new self care habit stick through thick and thin when “life gets in the way”. … More Bring It 2018! Make it Your Year, With A Life Review
Regardless of the fact that 2017 was a year of absolute heartache that broke me in places I didn’t even know existed, the reality is, every year that I’ve made a loving appointment with myself for a life review, I bear witness on paper the changes that I’ve made and I can’t help but feel hopeful, even giddy with anticipation, for the future. This year is no different and if anything, it has been a year of my biggest triumphs in that, I followed through with action towards my intentions IN SPITE of the friggin’ heartache. … More Top 3 Things I’ve Learned From Annual Life Reviews
Dr. Stosny lives with an indentation in his head from one of the many abusive incidents he survived, at the hands of his father. His mother who left his father 13 times before finally leaving once and for all, freed herself from the shackles of, not only the abusive relationship, but from the shackles of indignation, victimization and resentment which were 100% justifiable. … More 3 Examples of The Most Needed Act of Self Care