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!
Once our kids wake up … we can move on with our day and whatever it brings feeling that satisfaction that we began the day building ourselves up and as a result all who cross our path will be all the better for it. … More How Scheduling Morning Self Care Leads to Saner Parenting
There is a massive gaping, throbbing global wound that’s calling out to each and every one of us in ways we need to hear. No one’s privileged existence, regardless of economic status, race, education, “connections”, nationality or gender will come out of this unscathed.
Today I ask of you, what action can you take today to soften your corner of the world? … More Overwhelmed By The Global Chaos? Do This!
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 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