Tag Archives: self care

10 Budget Friendly Self Care Tips You Should Check Out This Weekend

Becoming a mom has enhanced my life in so many ways. I’ve gained knowledge, experience, perspective and the ability to love in a way that I never knew possible. But for all that I’ve gained in motherhood, there are some things I’ve lost. One of the main things is the desire to take care of…

When You Can’t Afford To Take A Mental Health Day

Every time I hear about a celebrity going to a hospital or cancelling tour dates due to exhaustion, I think to myself, how nice would it be to have the ability to pause life when it all becomes too much? The thought usually comes as my kids are destroying the house, or I’m washing dishes…

An Open Letter To My 16-Year-Old Self

Life is pretty hard right now, isn’t it? You probably feel like you’ll never have it figured out. But trust me, you will eventually see the reasons for everything that you’re going through. You’re stuck in this place where you have great friends but you yearn to be “popular.” I know right now it seems…

How A BuzzFeed Podcast Led To My Anxiety Diagnosis

Two months ago I was diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder. It was a diagnosis that was a long time coming. I’ve suffered my entire life with overwhelming and irrational thoughts, embarrassing nervous habits and missing out on things due to paralyzing nervousness. I was always written off as quiet or shy and I accepted those…

5 Signs You’re Burning Out – And How To Fix It.

What does your daily schedule look like? If it’s anything like mine, there isn’t a lot of room in your day to rest. But how do you know when your busy life is becoming harmful to your health? It’s important to know the signs of burnout – a physical or mental collapse caused by overwork…

10 Ways To Take Care Of Yourself This Weekend

1. Read a book. Reading is a great way to escape the ordinary for a little while or to learn something new. And if you have kids, you can spend time together while reading to each other. Read books you already own or take a trip to your local library or bookstore. 2. Write a…

Busy Life? Here Are Five 10-Minute Self Care Tips.

If your schedule looks anything like mine then you don’t have a lot of downtime. In fact, I only have time to write this post because I’m in between classes. When life is super busy, we can forget to take care of ourselves. And that can leave you not only exhausted, but mentally drained, as…

Dear Anxiety: Your Days Are Numbered

I hate the stigma that surrounds mental illness. I hate it because it means that when people actually need help, they may not seek it for fear of judgement. I hate it because people may ignore their own feelings when the world is telling them to just “deal with it.” I hate it because people may…