I wanted to share some of my most important lessons from this year, in a way that is relatable to anyone reading who might not know me at all!
Christmas is a such a joyous holiday. Whether you celebrate the religious side or not, the whole idea of family getting together and gift exchanging is a wonderful notion. And yet, the last few weeks have been so filled with choosing gifts and extended shopping and eating food and going to parties and meeting people and all these other obligations - that many of us are probably by now, 5 days before the event - feeling a little overwhelmed by this holiday.
This is my second post about active self-care. This time, we are focused on mental self-care, having already considered the physical. Here are 5 ways you can take care of your mind, encourage positive thoughts and dreams, and reduce your worries. Keep a gratitude journal We are way too prone to dwelling on the negative, … Continue reading Active self-care Part 2: Mental
Taking active care of our minds and bodies is so vital to maintaining a healthy outlook on life. This post is the first part of two thoughts on active self-care. This one will focus on physical acts that we can do to take care of ourselves. Sleep at a regular time every night Set yourself a bedtime … Continue reading Active self-care Part 1: Physical
The next time you think you're going to have one of those weeks where you might end up like Simba in the valley, try these mindfulness activities for each day, as a prevention technique!