Here we are at the last week of January (can you believe it) and the final letter in my self-care anagram: E. Encouragement. Do you know what happens when you do a search for self-encouragement? You get lists of positive
There is a common mantra in self-care around the idea that you cannot pour from an empty cup. You must fill yourself up before you can be there for others. (this is related to putting the oxygen mask on you
I chose to write on the theme of self-care this month because it has become more important to me as I look at the way I treat myself, treat others, and how I live my life. I should have known
Guess what I was doing just this past Sunday? Beating myself up for not getting as much done as I planned during the first week of the year. Yup, not even seven days in and already all I could see
I was doing my morning pages about two weeks ago and I found myself thinking about where I am on my goals for 2018 and the ones I might want to set for the coming year. Something hit me that
Never heard that acronym before? Trust me, it’s very useful. I cannot remember who taught me the phrase or in what context, but in the years since I heard it I’ve had more of them than I care to count.
There is something about the idea of starting over many of us seem to love. We look forward to a new month, a new season, the New Year, sometimes even a new week. We crave the empty page, the clean
Two weeks ago, I started blogging around my new focus: follow your yellow brick road, which as you can see from the title I’ll refer to as FYYBR when that’s what the post is about. The phrase is familiar, of