Everyone Needs and Deserves Self-Care

Everyone Needs and Deserves Self-Care

Everyone needs and deserves self-care. If you may not know, self-care is "the process of taking care of oneself with behaviors that promote health.” So how would you as a person take time to care for yourself? Well, what I do is: Take time to exercise, usually in the evenings so it’s not too hot. Getting regular exercise boosts your mood and improves your health. Making sleep my priority is another thing I like to do. Getting enough sleep the previous night will guarantee a better day. Waking up from a good night's rest to eating a healthy morning breakfast…
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Why Setting Boundaries Is So Important

Why Setting Boundaries Is So Important

As a young girl, I spent many Saturdays going to Philly with my mom. We didn’t do the typical sightseeing or visit the many museums that this amazing city had to offer. Instead, we visited my grandmother, who, by the time I was school-aged, was a widow living in an assisted living apartment complex on the outskirts of the northeast quadrant of town.  We’d go into the apartment and no sooner as I had turned on the television did my mom and her mom get to arguing. My mom would ask why the apartment was as junky as it was…
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What Self-Care Means To Me

What Self-Care Means To Me

Self-care can mean many different things to many different people. So, let's unpack this term. Self-care, to me, is: taking time for myselfto be myselfto care for myself Taking care of MYself has many aspects: personalspiritualprofessionalphysicalemotionaland psychological Each of these aspects of self-care requires time by yourself to figure out what serves you and what the best version of yourself looks like. In your personal realm, learn who you are, what you want in life, and plan your personal goals from there. In your spiritual realm, take time to self-reflect using prayer or meditation. Really dig deep to your core…
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