Last week we touched on the importance of self-care – not only for ourselves but also for those we love and serve. However, knowing that self-care is important and doing something about it are two separate things - so, this week we are diving into WHAT you need to do to feel refreshed and excited for growth (business and personal), and HOW to make it happen.
Putting a Self-Care Action Plan into Practice:
One of the biggest complaints we hear from busy, ambitious women business owners is that they don’t have TIME for self-care. And our short rebuttal to that reasoning is this. Self-care is so vitally important to your sustained health and success that you must make time for it.
If time (or lack there of) is one of your road blocks, we suggest you do a quick “time-audit” and find areas of your life where you get caught up in time-sucks like scrolling social media, consuming too much world news, Netflix binges, or...
Taking Care of Yourself So You Can Live Your Best Life:
We know you have heard the phrase self-care a lot lately, maybe even multiple times today, and as wellness professionals it is something we probably talk to our clients about daily as well. So let's take a minute to understand why it is such a buzz-worthy topic now.
Over the past few years the term “self-care” has been splashed across every media outlet there is, especially those targeting women, but prioritizing taking care of yourself before taking care of the rest of the world isn’t a new idea. The concept of self-care has a long history that has ties to race, gender, class and ultimately privilege. We can thank American feminist, writer Audre Lorde for bringing to light the fact that self-care is crucial to the health of ALL women and communities. Her famous quote from her book of essays A Burst of Light, “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and...
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