Posts tagged "self-care"
Today marks the beginning of the two-week period stretching from the week before Christmas to just after New Years Day. This time period is often fraught with family visits, gatherings, and a departure from your normal routine in favor of special holiday traditions. So, how can you maintain your self-care routine between various holiday gatherings, breaks, and family time? Here are a few ideas that have helped me and those around me.
While December brings joy and happy family memories to many people, one aspect of the holiday season that isn’t often discussed is the effects of nostalgia and homesickness.
By getting ahead of things and evaluating your upcoming 6 weeks, you can create a holiday season that allows you to spend time with those you love, participate in holiday traditions, AND make meaningful memories while maintaining your self-care.
We’ve all had that day that seems to keep getting worse. Whether it’s getting stuck in traffic, waking up to a sick child, or workplace stress and conflict, there are a myriad of ways that a bad day can start off. Sometimes, it may feel like you should just go back to bed and try again tomorrow, but that isn’t usually a feasible option. Luckily, there are some tried and true ways to improve your mood and day that involve caring for yourself (and others). Keep reading below to find out about some of the ones that work best for me and those I know.
Mid-August brings the beginning of the end to summer, the twilight of the pool days, and, of course, the back-to-school season. Whether or not you are currently a student, this time of year can serve as an excellent reset - almost like a second New Year. While you may have plenty of goals and aspirations for the upcoming semester, don’t forget to prioritize self-care!
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