self care

Nurturing your own physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health through kind, compassionate self-care.

I thought I'd be nervous. Anxious. Afraid. Unsure, at least. Tomorrow marks the return of our Women's Self Care Sharing Circles. It's been a long time coming. I've been patient, waiting and...
Every day our household wakes up to a flip calendar on the bathroom counter which challenges our way of thinking, and offers inspiration, insight, wisdom and sometimes ridiculous yet...
10-second practice to restore and refresh your spirit: Now... Stop talking, tweeting, texting, typing for a moment. Close eyes, inhale deeply. Be still. Listen. Breathe.......... Find time to...
"It is very important to create a balance between activity and stillness in your life. Rather than burn yourself out and then spend time and energy recovering, think preventatively." Sustainable...
I have been pondering: why bring mindfulness into my daily life? Because I can't think my way into spirituality, any more than I can feel sadness to be physically fit or do the dishes for mental...
Taking time to re-discover and re-acquaint myself with my natural inner rhythms. Inner rhythms: alignment with the great universal oneness. Connection with the organic flow of life and breath...
My idea of self-care can (and often does) change moment to moment. A hot bath may be nurturing one minute, but could be an excuse to avoid something else in the next moment. How can I tell if it's...
I honored my Self today by recognizing the Superwoman in me and gently asking her to tea. I honored her by not getting frustrated with her, berating her, nor indulging her. Instead, I stood silent...
One day my daughter came into my office on a day when I was particularly stressed out and feeling the weight of the world on my shoulders. I hadn't shared with her how I was feeling, but she quietly...
There are tears of release.  There are tears of self-pity. Or maybe there are just tears. Today I cry, and my mind judges me for the tears.  Why?  What does it matter why I cry today?  I feel I...