When’s the last time you woke up refreshed, rejuvenated and excited about your day? How often do you find yourself up late, unable to sleep, because you can’t seem to stop thinking? Or can you remember going to bed without the stresses of the next day causing your mental stress or anxiety?
Women are busy! We juggle everything: work, school, kids, relationships, side-hustles and businesses, and taking care of our homes. And while each of these is meaningful and contributes to our sense of purpose, the one thing that often gets lost in the shuffle – is you! It’s time for a personal time-out.
We all know a woman that oozes a strong sense of self. The one that seems to know exactly who they are. From their family history to the future they’ve mapped out for themselves, they seem sure, confident, and right on track.
I’m a self-care advocate. I try to practice self-care (in one way or another) every day. In a time when hustlin’ until the wheels fall off is championed and being a workaholic is often deemed the way to success, I believe in taking care of self, first. But let’s be honest, most of the time self-care finds itself penciled in… at the bottom of your to-do list. Sound familiar?
I was a creative child. If you had asked me who I wanted to be when I grew up, my answer would have been a best-selling author and poet. I wanted to live in Greenwich Village and attend NYU (New York University) to study movie production and theatre arts. Read More
Stress is a part of life, unfortunately. Whether you’re just going about your normal daily routine or you’ve found yourself dealing with an overwhelming situation, there will always be stressors in everything we do. But, there are steps that you can take to manage and eliminate much of the stress that you experience.
I’m sure many people will agree that January is one of the most looked-forward-to months of the year.
It’s a time of new beginnings. A time to embrace your dreams and start planning for the year to come. It’s your opportunity to wipe the slate clean and start new. There’s an awakening that starts to happen at the end of every year. We start to think of all the things we want to leave behind and what we want to embrace.