“Self-Care just means putting yourself on the list. It means valuing yourself enough to know you need to spend time resting, setting boundaries, and engaging in activities that make you happy (or cared for), without feeling guilty.” – Lucille Zimmerman If I wrote a list of self-care myths, one would be that it’s best used in […]
Most of us have a to-do list that is longer than our arm! I need to get the shopping done someone has left a message for me to call them back my kids want me to play as soon as I’ve walked in the door I can’t get out of work on time because I […]
So for those of you who follow me on facebook and instagram, you know how I bang on about getting out of the office for lunch and the importance of spending time in nature. Well the other day just recently, I discovered another reason why this is important. I’m going to tell you about it now… Having lunch outside, […]
I have this picture and definition from Brené Brown of authenticity stuck on the wall in my toilet. It’s a good reminder for me several times a day to choose authenticity in my life and relationships and choose it often. I have read this definition almost hundreds of times and yet this morning, it really stood out […]
Remember the reason for the season! Whatever the reason for the Christmas season is for you, I want to encourage you to dwell on it. Allow yourself to be kind to you and remember what really is important and let go of the things that aren’t so important! REMEMBER THE REASON FOR THE SEASON! Check […]
Make a date with yourself! Something we are not very good at doing is putting ourselves as a priority. Most of us tend to default to putting everyone and everything else first and we let ourselves have the dregs. MAKE A DATE WITH YOURSELF! Check out what I’ve got to say about it by clicking […]
Keep it Simple! It feels like that just because it’s the silly season that we have to go the extra mile. Especially when going to social events, I feel like there is added pressure when asked to bring something that it has to be extra special and maybe even home made. KEEP IT SIMPLE! Check […]
Be Kind to Yourself. The world encourages us all the time to be kind to others. As the famous saying goes “If you can be one thing, be kind.” This is great advice because it seems our default is sometimes to be unkind. My question is, are you being kind to yourself or are you […]
Start your Christmas shopping now! Christmas at the shops can be an extremely stressful situation. People all over the place, impatient people and then those who seem to be grumpy at the world because Christmas is here again! START YOUR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING NOW. Check out what I’ve got to say about it by clicking the […]
Schedule in extra time. It’s amazing how much different I feel when I allow for more time to get somewhere or allow more time to get ready in the morning. My stress levels are much lower when I schedule extra time. SCHEDULE EXTRA TIME Check out what I’ve got to say about it by clicking […]
Journalling is a really powerful tool to help process thoughts, feelings and behaviours. JOURNAL 3-4 TIMES A WEEK Check out what I’ve got to say about it here!
Starting with a simple self care tip this week: WALK 4 TIMES A WEEK. – Click the video below to hear about the importance of walking. You may need to start it from the beginning, for some reason the video is starting part way through.