Today is the last day of February and we are quickly approaching spring. Spring brings about so many thoughts. In spring we see daylight lasting longer. We see the weather start to get warmer. We see flowers and trees begin to bloom once again. With spring I feel a sense of excitement being to come
The journey to better self-care starts with one step. Often times people are overwhelmed by trying to change multiple things at one time to have better self-care. They tell themselves that they will start exercising everyday, and take a hot bath, and start many parts of what everyone had told them is the most important
First let me start by saying Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope that your day is going well. I know for many people this day can be difficult. For some it reminds them of failed relationships, or a number of other things. So today, the focus of our self-care Sunday is self-love. How do you love
Having been in the field of mental health and social work for many years, one thing I have noticed is how quickly eating habits go out the window when there is stress. These are people trained in how to deal with people, what healthy coping skills are and how to keep themselves from burning out.
Sleep is one of the most important parts of self-care and it is also one of the most neglected areas. Often times sleep is one of those things that we sacrifice first instead of prioritizing it. We often forget how important sleep is for every part of our body. I don’t know about you but
Sometimes self-care looks like unplugging from the virtual world a bit and being fully present in what is going on around you. Last weekend was a bit crazy for me in more ways than one and it was a weekend with many emotions at the same times for different reasons. Typically MLK weekend is when
Happy Sunday! I don’t know about you but Sunday is the day I typically use to prepare myself for the next week. I try and meal prep, plan my workouts and any other things that may occur in the week ahead. In the midst of that, I try and also make time for self-care. Some
One thing I have learned over the years working in mental health and in social work is that self-care is hard. It is hard to be kind to yourself, and yet so easy to tell others that they need to do this. Maybe it’s just me. I typically start the new year with this intention
Growing up I remember always going to Christmas Eve service. It was one of our traditions. At Christmas Eve service the final candle was lit in the wreath. The final candle is the Christ candle. This candle was lit in celebration that Christ has come. The final candle was the white candle in the middle.
“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” John 15:13 NIV Today is the fourth Sunday of Advent. The focus of week 4 is love. Love. Love is a word thrown around for all sorts of things. We use it to mean all sorts of levels of things.