Dr. MC’s Self-Care Success Board – Setting Yourself Up for Excellence

Ok, I can admit it; even self-care experts need help too. The past several months have been so challenging for many different reasons. As a result, I started to notice myself slipping with my self-care routine. All the usual things that are the first to go out of the window are exercise, proper nutrition, self-soothingContinue reading “Dr. MC’s Self-Care Success Board – Setting Yourself Up for Excellence”

Astrology & Self-Care: Scorpio

Scorpio marks the 6th installment of our Astrology & Self-Care series, which means we are halfway through exploring all the zodiac signs from this perspective.  Scorpio is strong, passionate, and stubborn with the creative energy to transform themselves when necessary. Not mild by nature, Scorpio is magnetic and seeks extremes in life.  Anyone born betweenContinue reading “Astrology & Self-Care: Scorpio”

Astrology & Self-Care: Libra

We are cruising through the zodiac as we welcome Libra to the Astrology and self-care blog series. I have been enjoying exploring self-care through the zodiac lens, and I hope you have as well.  Libra is the second air sign in the zodiac ruled by Mercury. Libra season begins with the autumn equinox. A timeContinue reading “Astrology & Self-Care: Libra”

Self-Care for Your Eyes

As more people are continuing to work from home, I felt it was important to share this information on how to care for our eyes. It is not a shock that people are glued to their screens now more than ever, but that added screen time can cause some issues. Researchers have linked increased screenContinue reading “Self-Care for Your Eyes”

Astrology & Self-Care: Virgo

Hello, Virgo! Next up in our series of Astrology & Self-care, the second earth sign in the zodiac ruled by Mercury. Virgo swoops in during the late summer to help us transition to autumn. Anyone born between August 23- September 22 is a Virgo, according to Astrology. In a previous blog post, I introduced self-careContinue reading “Astrology & Self-Care: Virgo”

I Like to Move it, Move it…Joyfully

Exercise or rather “movement” is a critical part of self-care. Especially now during the COVID-19 crisis many of us are moving less as our regular options may be limited and we are working from home. However, now is a GREAT time to explore new options to move. Many studios are reinventing themselves to offer virtualContinue reading “I Like to Move it, Move it…Joyfully”

Immune System Boosting Tips: What We Know & What We Do Not Know

There has been a lot of discussion these days during the COVID-19 crisis about vaccines and drugs with less dialogue about increasing our overall health and wellness. I would love to see more conversations on what steps we can take to ensure our systems are functioning at their best. To get started, let us lookContinue reading “Immune System Boosting Tips: What We Know & What We Do Not Know”

Thoughts from Quarantine Week #7: Routine Anchors & Daily Reminders

I cannot believe we are about to kick off week #8. It is wild to think back on how different life is now from what it was like several weeks ago. Wow. It is also hard not to worry about the future and what our “new normal” will look like and all the “what ifs.”Continue reading “Thoughts from Quarantine Week #7: Routine Anchors & Daily Reminders”

Thoughts from Quarantine Week #4: Self-Care for Your Eyes

It has been one month since society came to a screeching halt, and our lives were altered. How are you doing with all of this? I sincerely hope you and your loved ones are staying well. I was chatting on the phone with my mom earlier this week, and she was reading about eye health.Continue reading “Thoughts from Quarantine Week #4: Self-Care for Your Eyes”

Thoughts from Quarantine Week #3: Shifting Mindsets & Happy Anniversary!

I hope this blog post finds you well as we start week #4 of what I like to call, “living that quarantine dream.” I sincerely hope that you have settled into a routine and are feeling calmer among all the uncertainty. I want to focus this week’s blog post on three things, first the importanceContinue reading “Thoughts from Quarantine Week #3: Shifting Mindsets & Happy Anniversary!”

Thoughts from Quarantine Week #2

I hope this blog post finds you well. As we round off week #2 and kick off week #3 of quarantine, I sincerely hope you have been able to ease your anxiety and settle into a routine. Hopefully, you have begun to embrace the current circumstances and let go of your expectations. COVID-19 is forcingContinue reading “Thoughts from Quarantine Week #2”

Thoughts from Quarantine Week #1

Things are wildly uncertain right now. Covid-19 has dramatically altered our way of life and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. I will admit, it has been challenging navigating the uncertainty, and I wanted to share what has helped me function under these circumstances. Over the past several days, I have foundContinue reading “Thoughts from Quarantine Week #1”

Dr. MC’s COVID-19 Quarantine Survival Guide: Bonus Blog!

I have been sharing resources for a few days now on my personal Facebook page, and I have had several people thank me, share posts, text me, and tell me how helpful it has been. So I figured, let’s take this one step further! I have put together a list of FREE resources and thingsContinue reading “Dr. MC’s COVID-19 Quarantine Survival Guide: Bonus Blog!”

Joyful Movement

Exercise or rather “movement” is an important part of self-care. However, there seems to be a misconception about the intensity and frequency of exercise. If it is not hardcore, is it effective? If you are not sore for three days afterward, did you even try? Here is the bottom line…any time you move your body,Continue reading “Joyful Movement”