People think self care is always face masks or lighting fancy candles while you take a bubble bath. While theres nothing wrong with that and it can be all of those things, I’ve found self care to be a bit more ugly. Self care for everyone is different, but through this time in quarantine I’ve found that for me self care is reflecting.Read More The Ugly Side of Self Care
I’ve seen a lot of posts saying while you’re in quarantine you have to do this or you have to do that, you have to come out of quarantine with a new skill, or you have to have your life together by the time this is all over. I realized- I don’t have to do shit.Read More Things You Don’t Have To Do In Quarantine
Tears may fall and that is perfectly okay! This post is here to let you know that tears aren’t a bad thing!Read More Big Girls DO Cry
“And the people stayed home. And read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and played games, and learned new ways of being, and were still. And listened more deeply. Some meditated, some prayed, some danced. Some met their shadows. And the people began to think differently. And the people healed. And, […]Read More Self-Care Tips for Trying Times
At my job, my supervisor had us write out personal mission statements for ourselves. The concept was broad, she wanted us to include what we wanted to, but the idea was the same for all of us: Define your identity and purpose and include what is important to the way you want to live. I […]Read More Sharing your Story.
On Sunday March 23rd, an annual event called Women in Focus was held at the Court Square Theater. Each year the event focuses on women in some aspect. This year they concentrated on female caregivers such as women who care for their aging parents. Alzheimer’s disease runs in my mother’s side of the family. Both […]Read More Take Care of Our Caretakers!
I don’t know about you…but I tend to compare myself to other people. I follow Victoria Secret Angels and bloggers with these amazing bodies and fabulous lives. I call having them on my feed “inspiration” but sometimes it causes me to compare my life to theirs and wonder what I could be doing better. My […]Read More How The Bare Naked Ladies are Promoting Self Love
I’m a kind person. I care a lot about the people in my life and often find myself bending over backward to help people out. Some might call me “nice”. What do you mean by “nice” you might say? Well here’s a textbook definition: Ok, you’re probably wondering what I mean by all of this. […]Read More I’m done being “Too Nice”
Did you know pregnant women of color are four times more likely to die during child birth than white pregnant women. It is a phenomenon in the health care community. In fact, there are over 830 mothers who die when child bearing everyday around the world. That equals more than 303,000 deaths every year due […]Read More The racial divide impacts childbirth related deaths
I know my last two posts have been about rape, however, I’d like to veer away from that for a second and talk about something that’s been on my mind: sexual health. Last week, our ShoutOut group had a very interesting conversation about sex. More importantly, our sexual health as women. Each woman held a […]Read More Take Care & Take Control