Self Love on this Mantra Monday

How many of us practice self- love? How many of us makes US a priority? It’s been said a million times, but you can’t pour from an empty cup. Here are some affirmations you can practice in the mirror, to yourself, write them down, or yell it to the universe. Practice what we preach to…

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National caregivers month-Advice from Dave

This month we are celebrating so many things, including National Care Givers month. All month long we will be highlighting not only the amazing caregivers in my life but will be offering some tips for others. Today I am giving this article over to my husband David to offer his perspective of what being a…

Book Club – Wake Up to the Joy of You

Wake Up to the Joy of You: 52 Meditations and Practices for a Calmer, Happier Life by Agapi Stassinopoulos This is your year of self-discovery, a journey to create a life filled with grace, meaning, zest, peace, and joy. With warmth and wisdom from a lifetime of spiritual seeking, inspirational force Agapi Stassinopoulos guides you…

Mindful Monday – The past is behind you

I allow yesterdays reality to fade away. I allow the passage of time to carry away fear, pain, and grief. : Holding grudges from the past constrains our ability to meet the present in an open manner. We can not be effective in our working or personal lives if we decide in advance that we…

Time Out!

We have said it before and we will say it again, taking time for you is not selfish, it is vital to your health both physically and emotionally.  We are constantly on the go, often giving to others long before we even consider giving to ourselves.  We pour out of our cup into others and…

May my spirit be brave – a mantra for kindness and bravery

Mantras or affirmations can be effective tools in making change and bringing about the life that you desire.  Repeat the mantra to yourself while meditating, to yourself in the mirror and throughout the day to rewire your brain to believe and achieve the message.

Progress not Perfection

At the beginning of November, I declared my intentions to start taking better care of myself, and follow my own advice.  Overall, I am happy to report that I have made a lot of progress in the consistent self care department.  Instead of trying to make a ton of changes all at once, I picked…

There’s an app for that!

As we get into the craziness that will be the next two months and heading into the holidays, we will be featuring Take Time for You Tuesday Tricks and Tips!  It is hard enough to take care of ourselves during the rest of the year, but going into the holidays, it feels impossible at times. …

Rest is for Warriors Too

I have a hard time sitting still and taking care of myself first. For months I have been struggling with a lot of pain, especially in the last few weeks. When pain stops you dead in your tracks, you listen to your body and start finding ways to pace the race. “When you listen to…