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Caring for Yourself

7 Parenting Lessons I Learned When I Became My Ill Mother’'s Caregiver

Charmaine Belonio | Posted 03.18.2017 | Fifty
Charmaine Belonio

It'’s been more than one year since my mother was diagnosed with late stage cervical cancer. The diagnosis turned our lives upside down and revealed the best and worst in me as I exchanged roles with her and became her caregiver.

Phone a Friend

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 06.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

But nowhere is community more important than in your health. I know this seems counterintuitive, but left to your own devices, your chance of sustaining any particular diet or exercise program is extremely small.

When the Bad News Comes, Be There and Remain Faithful

Martha Nelson | Posted 12.25.2014 | Fifty
Martha Nelson

This is the final part of a four-part series on death, and life, and decisions we face going forward into our final twenty or so years. (For the first...

101 Effective (But Simple) Practices For Loving Yourself More Deeply

Jennifer Boykin | Posted 11.28.2014 | Fifty
Jennifer Boykin

Over the next week or two, that phrase, 'extreme self-care' sort of haunted me -- but in a good way. I got curious what extreme self-care would look like in my own life. And, I was curious about if and how our community could benefit.

7 Ways to Train the Self-Care Habit

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

The important thing here is that self-care is a major factor in feeling well and being resilient in difficult times. But there are some simple ways to get your brain in the habit of self-care.

How To Bring The Best Of Our Intelligence To Self-Care

Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D. | Posted 07.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D.

It's worth considering how we can optimize our self-care efforts. Take some time to reflect on how much time feels like enough time and what mix of activities feels like it best meets the range of your needs.

The Bright Side Of Bronchitis And Broken Ribs

Mina Samuels | Posted 09.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Mina Samuels

"In sickness and in health." Of all the people to whom we might owe this obligation there is one we often don't notice, one who we cannot abandon -- our self.

Be Kind To Yourself

Andrea Paine | Posted 07.31.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrea Paine

Taking care of yourself can come in many ways. For some, it's the treat of a really good haircut, or a trip to the spa. For others, it's a quiet moment of meditation or reading a good novel.