Part of cutting back on the unrealistic and insane cleaning narratives, a door opened for me to spend time giving myself some much-needed self-care. While attempting to give myself self-care during my second no-spend year could be challenging, I came up with 5 frugal and some free ideas. Just like Jonathan Fields described in his … Continue reading Mini February Theme: Self-Care
Without discussion or fanfare, I decided I would only decorate for Christmas this year. It's really my most favorite holiday to decorate primarily due to our ornament collection. However, the real reason why I stopped is that it doesn't matter to my husband or pup. It probably doesn't matter to my neighbors. It just stressed … Continue reading Tis the Season for Fun, Not Stress
The stars aligned this week to give me a very clear message. FOCUS ON SELF CARE! It was self care from podcasts. Self care from a book. Self care from yoga. Self care. Self care. Self care. Okay Universe, I got it! My self care focus started this past weekend when I challenging myself to … Continue reading Hello Self Care Rockstar!
The beginning of my week felt like I was skipping in a field of wild flowers. Here is how I felt: Been practicing a daily yoga/ meditation/ gratitude for a couple of months now. Recently I have found myself watching drama but not getting sucked in. Or recognizing passive aggressive attitudes and be able to … Continue reading Big Goals are Scary 👻
Self-care continues with puppy walks, reading, yoga, running, and lifting. While that might sound like a lot, it means peace and calm in my mind and body for me. I found that I am embracing a slower pace after a couple running injuries and digestive issues earlier this month. For a type A, it is … Continue reading Falling into Slowness
I believe that we all need an extra rest day once in a while for self care. Not an extra rest week. But a day. Once a month I give myself a "get out of a workout guilt free" pass. Better use it wisely! There is no banking the passes or using advances. One day. … Continue reading Maximize: Sometimes it is Okay to Skip a Workout
I just deleted a contact. The back story is not important. For about four weeks, I avoided a “friend” and months prior distanced myself. Last night I turned to my husband and said, “she called again.” He knows the back story. He took my phone and looked for an option to block her phone calls … Continue reading Minimize: Self Care of Deleting Contacts