self-care

The hardest task of all: whole-heartedly show-up ready to offer our best.

How To Feel Better — A Primer For Living In Tumultuous Times

For many, it's impossible to turn on the news without feeling a strong response to many of the events unfolding in our world. Here's how to feel better.

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Self-Care Isn't Enough For Caregivers — We Need Support Too

As a therapist, I specialize in families dealing with trauma. My work is hard, so like any good therapist, I engage in self-care. Yet, it's not enough.

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How The Self-Care Movement Impacts Our Body Image And Our Wallets 

I propose going back to basics, back to what self-care is supposed to be about. Instead of this new flashy and expensive self-care movement.

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You deserve linen sheets.

You Deserve Nice Things

As women we aren't meant to have needs as much as we are meant to fulfill needs. We fundamentally do not believe we deserve nice things. Let's change that!

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That’s when I decided that Snapchat shows me how I look to other people  — which is pretty damn gorgeous!

Self-Love And Snapchat: Loving Yourself On Valentine’s Day

That’s when I decided that Snapchat shows me how I look to other people — which is pretty damn gorgeous! And then, I felt the self-love start to flow.

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It’s not that I am “bad” or “good,” it’s that I am. I just am.

I’m Done Being A "Good Girl"

Look in the corners, in the out-of-the-way spaces, in the barely muttered requests, that’s where you find the good girl. And I'm done being a good girl!

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Self-Care Resources To Prepare For Holiday Stressors: A Round-Up

At the tail-end of a Hold My Beer, 2016 sort of year, we could all use a little more self-care in our lives. Add to that the typical stressors of a holiday season — no matter what you celebrate — and you've got a recipe calling for a generous extra helping of some personal TLC.

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