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Putting Yourself First

If We Treated Ourselves The Way We Treat Our Children

Rachel Brehm | Posted 03.17.2016 | Fifty
Rachel Brehm

let me be the first to tell you that the demands and responsibilities of adulthood can sit heavy on your shoulders. They can swallow up your time, and saturate your thoughts. They can rob you of sleep, of spontaneity, and of energy. But what if we tried, just a little bit, to treat ourselves the way we treated children?

The Letters We Write to Ourselves

Margaret Ruvoldt | Posted 06.29.2015 | Women
Margaret Ruvoldt

I was prioritizing what I thought was most important despite the fact that I know to be our best, at home and work, means taking care of our physical well-being.

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.

Try Anyways

Katherine Fritz | Posted 11.20.2013 | College
Katherine Fritz

I'm going to acknowledge there are a finite number of hours in the day, and that I have so many needs that need to come first. I need time for sleep, and for quiet, and to write, and for work. I need time set aside to pursue those goals, and I won't magically have that time appear overnight.

Renee Jain: Why Being Selfish Is the Most Unselfish Thing You Can Do: The Martyr Mentality Myth

Renee Jain | Posted 08.13.2013 | Women
Renee Jain

By making space for the imperfect, to recognize that we won't always be able to 'hold it together,' we are better able to feel connected to others when we fail or go through a period of suffering

Why You Need to Be Ahead of Yourself

Mike Vardy | Posted 05.06.2013 | Fifty
Mike Vardy

One of the best things you can do to get ahead of yourself is to do things that put you in control of your day -- and do that on a regular basis.

6 Survival Strategies For All Single Parents

M. Lin | Posted 10.24.2014 | Parents
M. Lin

You matter. Your children may be the center of your universe, but it doesn't mean that you have to disappear to give them everything they need.