How A Small Bracelet Gave Me BIG Self Care Results In The ER!

I admit, I don’t like the site of blood, especially when it’s that deep crimson kind. This was exactly the kind  that was coming from the gash on my sons scalp. As I’m driving, my head swirled with worries about all the possible outcomes, while doing my best to seem enthusiastic in keeping my son engaged in conversation about his favorite topic: Pokemon. … More How A Small Bracelet Gave Me BIG Self Care Results In The ER!

Why Home Care Is Self Care, In Tough Times Part 2

For some this may seem like a heck of alot of work for a Sunday, yet for me it has come down to deciding that my peace of mind is worth the effort. Following through with routines before Monday makes things substantially easier for me from the time I get up, to the time I go to sleep, Monday through Saturday. To come home after work and know that I have already what I need to throw a meal together within 10 minutes because I did the back end work already, is a huge assurance. … More Why Home Care Is Self Care, In Tough Times Part 2

How Taking Loving Action, Trumps Waiting to “Feel like it”, Every Time

How about getting in your wonder woman stance, chin up, while your heart is breaking and your stomach twisting in knots? How about fighting the urge to let your limbs coil back up and staying there for two minutes?

I dare you to stick out your hands with your pointer fingers in the air like the football players after a touchdown, shoulders heavy, knees trembling and all. … More How Taking Loving Action, Trumps Waiting to “Feel like it”, Every Time

How Self Care Pays Off In a Crisis, Part 1

When we don’t completely process a big change we are in a state of emotional constipation. We may be walking in a state of stupor or deep grief and trying to cover it up, but the congested state shows itself sooner or later. Sooner or later, the balls we’ve been successfully juggling, those that keep our life moving along begin to drop.

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