There are, of course, countless ways to be kinder to yourself; these are simply a few that have been particularly powerful in my own life. What’s really important is self-compassion: withholding judgement, accepting ourselves as imperfect, and being mindful of our expectations.
Bad days are inevitable, but how we react is up to us. We can choose to give in to the negative voices in our heads or we can take steps to turn things around.
We know we should practice self-care, but sometimes finding organic ways to incorporate it into our lives (without it feeling like something else on the to-do list) is easier said than done! Here are 12 practical self-care tips and ideas, based on how I make self-care work in my own life.
I have to confess that since I started this blog last year, one of my biggest challenges has been finding balance. Specifically, I’m struggling to find my upper limit; how do I know when it’s time for me to put my head down and get things done, and when it’s time to walk away and
Dreams are whispers from your soul. – Unknown It’s early evening. I’m sitting on my bedroom floor, with the windows open, listening to the faint sound of waves in the distance. I inhale the crisp autumn air and I can smell the change in season, and with it the scent of possibility. In my heart
I’ve always loved journaling, but before this year I’d never made it a regular habit. It was usually something I’d pick up whenever I bought a new journal, but after the initial buzz of ‘oooh, pretty blank pages’ wore off I’d lose my enthusiasm. The journal would end up cast aside, usually never to be
A few nights ago, we collected a campervan from Las Vegas and for the next few weeks we’ll be roadtrippin’ around the Southwest. And so far, we’ve made it through Zion National Park, and our journey has been utterly and totally blissful. And one word sums it up: Silence. More specifically, the silence in my