Posts tagged Self-care
This one question will totally make you rethink your free time

We are moms, moms of young children. We have less free time right now than we will ever have in our entire lives. Yes parenthood will be full of increasingly challenging questions and dilemmas as our children age, but we will also regain some independence, some personal time. Do you ever get in bed and think - I had so little time today to do what I wanted and I didn’t even use it well.

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Struggling with self-esteem? Show yourself some LOVE

One of the most common concerns clients have shared with me through the years is “low self-esteem”. In recent years however, I have found it more worthwhile to focus on self-acceptance than self-esteem. What’s the difference? Self-esteem encourages us to focus on the qualities we like about ourselves. Certainly not a bad idea. But what about the qualities we don’t like? Self-acceptance has us to look at our whole selves and therefore, carries less judgment. This is who I am, and I’m OK with that.

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7 tips to navigate your career changes

If you are at a career crossroads it can feel overwhelming. You might feel excited, but also scared and daunted by all the possibilities or the lack of possibilities. I’m there. I found out my colleague at work (a woman with virtually the same job) makes 47% more money than me, I’ve quit my job, I’ve started my own company. I’m not going to lie though and say it’s easy. It’s hard to make a big life change. It’s hard to venture into the unknown. It’s hard to make life-changing decisions, even if you know it’s for the best.

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When trying to practice self-care makes you feel worse

As moms, we talk about how important it is to add self-care activities to our life, but what about the things we do that are counter-productive for our self-care? I’ve been thinking about self-care on a daily basis for about 3 years and had never asked myself, “do I do anything that damages my self-care efforts?”

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