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Making Time for Self Care

5 Easy Morning Rituals That Can Reduce Stress and Overwhelm

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 02.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jennifer Twardowski

When we start our days with such a hectic and rushed routine, we're making ourselves start our days stressed out and overwhelmed. And, frankly, who really wants that? So here are five easy morning rituals that will reduce stress and overwhelm.

Peace on Earth Begins in Our Hearts and Minds

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 12.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

No matter your situation this season, remember that a happy, healthy, and stress -free holiday starts with you. Be good to others, be good to yourself, and enjoy the season!

Filling the Well of Kindness

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

We have somehow lost our ability to move through the world with an aura of visible compassion, with obvious gestures and words of kindness for others. Why is kindness so difficult for us?

10 Super Simple Self-Care Practices to Help You Live a Joyful Life

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

When we're so much on the go-go-go, the last thing on our minds can be our own self-care and how we can find joy in our day to day lives. But, trust me, it's much easier than you think. Here are 10 super simple self-care practices to help you live a joyful life.

Contrary to Popular Belief, Self-Care Is Important

Tamara Holder | Posted 07.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Tamara Holder

Picture this: You're having an outer body experience, attending your own funeral. Unfortunately, you died at a young age. Everyone's crying, saying y...

30 Short and Simple Ideas for Soothing Self-Care

Sarah Rudell Beach | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Rudell Beach

We know self-care is important. We've all heard "you need to put on your own oxygen mask first!" But self-care often gets pushed to the bottom of ou...

5 Ways to Take Care of Yourself This Holiday Season

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 02.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

The good news is that the holiday season doesn't have to be so stressful and draining. With a few little changes, it is possible to turn your exhausting holiday experience into one filled with joy and cheer -- it just all boils down to how you take care of you. Here are five ways to do that...

How to Deal With Difficult Family Members Around the Holidays

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

There are some simple mindset shifts can help turn a potential challenging holiday into an enjoyable one. Here are four tips to remember during this holiday season to make yours a better one.

The Secret to Being Happy In Any Relationship

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 01.11.2015 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

I was a total chameleon in my relationships. If someone else liked something, I liked it. Anything they believed, I believed. Any interest they had, I would take up myself.

Making Life a Little More Effortless: Your Personal Priority List

Simone Wright | Posted 01.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Simone Wright

As you prepare to dive into this upcoming holiday season and prepare for a new year, I invite you to consider cutting down your to-do lists to a bare minimum and perhaps make your one and only resolution to stick only to the things on that list.

An Interview With Alanis Morissette: When I Take Care of Myself, There's Always Inspiration

Omega Institute | Posted 06.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

Alanis Morissette shares how she remains creative after more than 20 years writing award-winning music.

5 Ways for Moms to Feel Less Guilty About Making Time for Friends

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 06.07.2014 | Parents
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

Having kids is not an excuse to not have friends; it's the reason why you do need friends!

5 Tips for a Lower-Key Approach to Thriving in the Holiday Season

Tara Fass | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Tara Fass

Here are 5 tips for what you can you do to take care of yourself and make feeling blue from a sense of loss of control more manageable?

Loving Yourself in 2013

Amanda Slavin | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Amanda Slavin

I believe 2013 is a tipping point: the year where those who have survived during the recession, who have been bombarded all year long, will realize that life is too short to not make the time for the people you love or -- most importantly -- to make the time to love yourself.

Be in the Top 5!

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

I invite you to think about what deserves to be a priority on your to-do list so that you can be the best version of yourself for you and for others. Doing this requires proactive planning and some introspection.

Are You On Your Own List?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

I invite you to determine those things that help keep you sane, and not only put them on your list, but make them as important as the things that have a hard-and-fast expiration date. Making sure you have to-dos for yourself will help make you more productive, focused, and effective.

WATCH: Making Time To Work Out, From Terri Walsh

Posted 08.20.2013 | Home

Celebrity fitness trainer and lifestyle expert Terri Walsh stressed the importance of making time to work out when she visited me on Mondays With Marl...

Is "Me Time" for Moms Selfish?

Mia Redrick | Posted 02.12.2012 | Parents
Mia Redrick

I decided a few years back that taking care of myself was just as important as taking care of everyone else.

Do Dog Parks Fatten Dog Owners?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 02.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Whether we walk our dogs or stand and let the dogs play in a dog park should not have any impact on our weight, should it?