Tag - Self care

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4 Ways To Stop Hating Your Body
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Why Self-Care Is Not Enough
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Lavender White Hot Chocolate
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10 Ways To Start Practicing Mindfulness
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4 Ways Mindfulness Can Improve Your Relationship With Your Body
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How I Deal With Negative Thoughts About My Body (video)

4 Ways To Stop Hating Your Body

4 Ways To Stop Hating Your Body

I see too many women hating their bodies and I get it because I used to hate mine too.  It stopped me from living my life, because I was uncomfortable in my skin.  I constantly thought about how I could make my body smaller, I berated it, called it terrible names, pinched it in disgust.  I cringe now thinking about how I’ve treated my body in the past.  Your body is the vehicle to your beautiful soul and deserves all the love and care you would give a child or beloved pet. Read More

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Why Self-Care Is Not Enough

Why Self-Care Is Not Enough

Self-care is a hot topic these days and rightfully so.  Women are waking up to the importance of taking time for themselves and not putting others needs in front of their own, so that they can serve from a full cup.  There are many wonderful ways to incorporate self-care into your life including the usual Epsom salt baths, reading, yoga, getting a pedicure or massage.  These things are all great but they won’t be enough if you’re still stuck in negative thought patterns that are leading to undesirable actions and habits.  This is Why Self-Care Is Not Enough. Read More

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Lavender White Hot Chocolate

Lavender White Hot Chocolate

I have a thing for using lavender in my food, much to the dismay of my boyfriend.  Some people just don’t like Lavender but I love it!  I used both lavender essential oil and dried lavender in this Lavender White Hot Chocolate.  Lavender is a calming and relaxing herb, which is especially great this time of year. Read More

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10 Ways To Start Practicing Mindfulness

10 Ways To Start Practicing Mindfulness

Last week I wrote a post on 4 Ways Mindfulness Can Improve Your Relationship With Your Body.  Today I wanted to give you some concrete examples so I wrote 10 Ways To Start Practicing Mindfulness.  You don’t have to do them all but I suggest starting with trying the ones you think you’ll be able to stick with and go from there.  Just as different foods work for different people, different mindfulness practices will work for different people as well. Read More

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4 Ways Mindfulness Can Improve Your Relationship With Your Body

4 Ways Mindfulness Can Improve Your Relationship With Your Body

I’ll admit I’ve struggled with mindfulness myself and have definitely been guilty of checking my phone first thing in the morning, even before going to bathroom.  It’s such a terrible way to start the day as we let ourselves be distracted by technology instead of checking in with our bodies.  To build a healthy relationship with ourselves it’s important that we learn to listen to our bodies signals.  In this post I’m going to share 4 Ways Mindfulness Can Improve Your Relationship With Your Body. Read More

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How I Deal With Negative Thoughts About My Body (video)

How I Deal With Negative Thoughts About My Body

I believe body image work is something that continues throughout life.  At least I’ve noticed this for myself and I’ll never tell you I’ve made it and don’t struggle anymore.  I’m human and susceptible to having these thoughts creep back into my head.  I created a video to share my thoughts on some recent things that have cropped up for me and what I’m doing to continue to support my growth in this area instead of reverting back to my old ways. Read More

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