Saturday Self Care Challenge

Saturday self care challenge, week 1

Last Saturday was my 41st birthday, and as I looked in the mirror, I begin to see age. My hair was gray and looks very frazzled. It was time for a haircut and getting it colored. This time last year, I had it cut and colored.  Once I was asked if I was enjoying the treat of getting my hair cut. As if this isn’t just part of regular self-care. I was angry, how dare this person to act like taking care of myself is a treat instead of the way things should be. So my gift to myself was the beginning Saturday…

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The Importance of Self-Care When Life Gets Busy

The Importence of Self-care When Life Gets Busy.

The more life piles on our plate, the harder it can be to tackle the day-to-day grind of errands, to-do lists, and quite frankly, our own emotional well-being.

The never ending spin of everything can leave anyone feeling exhausted, mentally drained, and even depressed. Yet it’s easy to feel that if we don’t stay on top of everything and keep the momentum going we’ll get behind, let others down, the house will become a disaster, or we’ll never have the energy to start again.The Importence of Self-care...
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9 Self Care Tips for Busy Moms

9 simple self care tips for busy moms

It is so much work to take care of everyone and everything else, that it seems like taking care of myself would be just that, more work. By the end of the day I’m so emotionally drained that all I want to do is be alone, in the quiet, where no one knows my name, and sleep.9 self care tips for busy moms

I was challenged recently to find simple, cheap, fast and easy things to do as self-care for a crazy, busy Mama. I did a short poll of my mom friends on…

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5 Steps to Defeat Self-Defeating Behavior

The 5 steps you need to defeat self-defeatism.

Sometimes it takes humiliation to bring needed change.One of the hardest things to admit is that you need help, but after what happened last Wednesday, I know I can’t do this alone as I keep destroying myself with self-defeating behaviors.

I’ve always struggled with food. When I’m tired, stressed, depressed or overwhelmed, I go to food for comfort. I know this is the time I should eat good foods because my body is being depleted thanks to what is going on, but foolishly I go for the things that are bad…

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Summer Reading list 2016

These are the books on my list for reading this summer. Come check them out and see if you can find some inspiration.

I’ve always loved reading. In fact, my parents had to force me to go outside as a child Summer Reading List 2016because I’d rather be lost in a book than wonder aimlessly around our back yard during the summer. As a mom of 6 children this was harder than ever before.

I used to be a one book at a time kinda gal, but my friend Lori introduced me to the idea of reading more than one book at a time. She had a point that I would get bored and put it…

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