The thoughts that arise are simpler and to the point in terms of handling whats in front of me. The best part in which I bask and relish the most, are the in-between moments that are noticeably silent. These moments which include waiting for my gas tank to fill at the station, watching the loading icon turn as I wait for my computer to startup or waiting my turn in a grocery line, are all clusters of moments in my day where my head usually churns with excess chatter. Yet during a fast, those same moments are still and undeniably restoring. … More Why Fasting Can Be a Form Of Deep Self Care
Mathematicians, inventors, poets, scientists, musicians, artists and the like all received their insights, for the most part, when not engrossed in their work. When away and disengaged completely from their craft such as in a bath, while on a walk or riding a bike…They had routines of activity that they discovered, placed them in the sweet spot of being receptive, fully present and at ease. … More How Self Care Cultivates A Clear Mind
Are you heading towards burnout? Is your body telling you it needs more movement because you sit so much at work? Do you need more sleep to recover from too much activity in your day? Have you received some red flags that something has to change soon? Bare bones honesty about why you want more self care will help you commit to it when distractions come around. … More 10 Ways to Stay Committed To Your Self Care
There’s no way around it. Keeping your commitment to your own self care means saying no to the requests that derail you from it. At first it can be downright painful to bear the brunt of peoples disappointment when they receive your “No”. Some people may guilt trip you, others may get … More Self Care Commitment Requires Getting Comfortable Saying “No”
You don’t have to wait to make a massive change until your busy schedule miraculously opens up. An overhaul can begin with one small move today and continue in increments.
In the same way the tortoise won the race and not the hare, what gives big results in the long run is whats manageable and consistent. The giant fell swoops of action that require major life changes can rubberband you right back to where you started because that kind of effort cannot be maintained. … More Why Self Care Is A Marathon And Not A Sprint