The Importance of Rest (AKA What I Did During My February School Vacation)

The two weeks leading up to February school vacation were a little rough. I felt really drained and exhausted. Everyone around me was sick (including my husband) and I knew that if break didn’t happen soon, I would be sick too. I managed (thanks to doubling my probiotics for a few days) to avoid mostContinue reading “The Importance of Rest (AKA What I Did During My February School Vacation)”

Having an Attitude of Gratitude

When was the last time you felt truly grateful for everything you have in your life? The big things. The small things. All of it. Chances are you haven’t taken a moment to really express gratitude for all that you have. Did you know that having an attitude of gratitude is a powerful self-care practice?Continue reading “Having an Attitude of Gratitude”

Where to Start with Your Self-Care Routine

“I don’t have time for self-care.” “I don’t need self-care.” “That’s not for me.” “I tried self-care once, and it did not work.” These are some of the lies we tell ourselves. Stop making excuses. Here is the bottom line: self-care is not optional. We must properly care for our well-being if we want aContinue reading “Where to Start with Your Self-Care Routine”

Wrapped in a Hug – A weighted blanket review

Now I recognize the irony that last week’s blog post was called, “Buyer Beware,” and it cautioned people against buying products that promise to change your life and here I am this week promoting a product, but hear me out. After years of contemplating it and feeling overwhelmed by the choices, I finally purchased aContinue reading “Wrapped in a Hug – A weighted blanket review”