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5 Doable Women’s Self-Care Actions

Whether you are in an active physical or mental health crisis or everything is right as rain, self-care is a key to living well and …

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6 Natural Ways To Enhance Your Well-Being

Health is so much more than presenting a certain number on the scale or being able to run a marathon. Don’t get me wrong, weight, …

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4 Healthful Ways To Move Forward After Beating Cancer

Unfortunately, it sometimes takes something horrific like a cancer diagnosis to invoke living a healthful lifestyle. That was the case with my mom, who lived …

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4 Reasons Self-Care Is Not Selfish

We’re often told that doing for other people is a wonderful thing. Some even say it makes you a better person. Though there is certainly some …

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How Negative Body Image Affects Mental Health

Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought or said negative things about your image? If so, you are not alone. According to an …

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4 Ways To Support Your Mental Health

Our mental health, like our physical health, is something that takes work and consistency. It is also something that can easily decline without the proper …

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 5 Secrets To Life-Fulfillment And Success During Adversity

We all know that life can be challenging at times. Though we can’t control some things, we can change how we react to adversity. And, …

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7 Ways To Look And Feel Gorgeous For A Special Night Out

You know those special nights out when you want to look and feel your best? Yeah, the ones that you will take extra time to …

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3 Secrets To Always Have A Dazzling Sincere Smile

Think of how you feel, walking down the street and a stranger smiles at you. You instantly know if it’s sincere or if it’s just …

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8 Ways To Navigate Difficult Changes During Long-Term Illness

Sadly, illnesses like cancer and dementia will affect almost half of us in our lifetime. Many are directly affected and will not be able to …

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4 Ways To Get Back Up After Adversity Knocks You Down

Life is never simply a walk in the park. Obstacles and challenges make us duck, dodge, and dance our way through. And, sometimes, despite our effort to avoid adversity, disaster strikes. When it happens, it can create a lack of self-confidence, among other personal problems. Trust me, I understand getting kicked in the teeth and thrown to the ground of life. At times, the only thing you have to hold onto is a thin thread. That said, even a small connection to life and your inner strength can get you through. Remember, being down is never the end as long as you get back up after adversity strikes.

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Be Healthier With A Chronic Illness

In this busy and polluted world, it’s getting harder and harder to take care of ourselves. It's not just the flu or common ailments to worry about. Chronic, autoimmune diseases like Lupus, MS, RA, and Fibromyalgia are floating to the top of the list of health enemies to look out for. If you suffer from a chronic or long term illness like asthma or arthritis, it’s important to make sure you’re as healthy as possible. Do all that you can to bring balance to your body, mind, and spirit. Here are some of my top ways to be healthier with a chronic illness.

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Practical Advice For Giving Your Teenage Daughter Confidence

Teenage girls go through a lot of shit. Don’t you remember? Their bodies are developing and changing. Their hormones are on high alert 24/7. They …

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Self, Actually

I want to talk to you about us...you, me, our neighbors, our enemies, sisters, brothers, bosses, children, parents. Yes, us and each and every person we come in contact with. But, it starts with you and me and how we acknowledge ourselves. Like lovers acknowledging their love, we must find a way to discover, embrace, and care for ourselves.

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Days Of Self Value

We, as women, are the holders of the space for most of the loving-ness in our lives – we teach it, give it, share it - yet we so often forget to give to ourselves. Our focus is so often others-oriented that we get behind and lost in the self-care and nurturing department. We then wonder and worry why no one stops to think about what we might require and find ourselves wishing that our loved ones would just take the time to stop and focus on us.

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