Self-Care

Real Self-Care vs Faux Self-Care. How can we really nourish and nurture ourselves, even when others seem to need us more?
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a dandelion blowing in the wind with a quote on it that reads, obligon is what you feel you have to do choice is what you want to do
Obligation Versus Choice
I‘ve noticed when I am exhausted and overwhelmed that I can conflate the two. So choices can feel like obligations and therefore more is added to the mental load and TO DO list. Knowing this, I try to remember to step back, take a deep breath and ask myself ; What can I let go of? What would I love? What is most important? What do I choose? The same action, as a choice, has a very different energy about it when you know you are choosing vs feeling obliged to do it. What choices are you making today?
Have outside circumstances created a life that isn't at all what you expected, and you are struggling to cope? Does life seem harder for you to manage than it is for others? Banishing Overwhelm: a 6 week Online Journey From Chaos and Confusion to Calm Queer Eye, Motivational Books, Peaceful Life, Crazy Life, Fairy Godmother, Godmother, Keep Up, Getting Organized, Fix It
Are you overwhelmed, exhausted and struggling to keep up with everyday life?
Have outside circumstances created a life that isn't at all what you expected, and you are struggling to cope? Does life seem harder for you to manage than it is for others? Banishing Overwhelm: a 6 week Online Journey From Chaos and Confusion to Calm
The 6 week online Journey takes you from wherever you are now, to a place where you feel calmer, and more able to cope with whatever is happening in your life. Feelings, Severe Fatigue, Short Term Memory, Groundhog Day, Chronic Illness, Self Care, A Place, How Are You Feeling
Banishing Overwhelm - A 6 week Online Journey from Chaos and Confusion to Calm
The 6 week online Journey takes you from wherever you are now, to a place where you feel calmer, and more able to cope with whatever is happening in your life.
a pink flower with the words take care of yourself you matter
You matter
Take care of yourself. You matter, even when others needs matter more, or so it seems.
soap bubbles floating in the air with an inspirational quote on it that reads, find the joy in the everyday moments
Find the Joy
Tiny moments of joy waiting to be found. Bubbles floating past, a perfect coffee, a gorgeous flower, a cute photo of your cat, your child hugging you. Find the tiny moments.
Tips To Help Anxiety and Overwhelm
If you are feeling overwhelmed or anxious, try these quick and easy tips. They can help you feel calm enough in the moment to be able to move forward.
Self-care is being touted as a miracle cure-all. Overwhelmed – you need self-care. Exhausted and burnt out – solution: self-care. Lost your passion for anything, no motivation, procrastinating, overworked, broke – self care to solve it all. Except it doesn’t. Or at least not in the way we are being sold self-care. A Miracle, My Thoughts, Losing You, The Way, Lost
The Myth Of Self Care
Self-care is being touted as a miracle cure-all. Overwhelmed – you need self-care. Exhausted and burnt out – solution: self-care. Lost your passion for anything, no motivation, procrastinating, overworked, broke – self care to solve it all. Except it doesn’t. Or at least not in the way we are being sold self-care.
the quote you matter, even when others needs matter more or so it seems to be
You Matter
Caring for others can be exhausting and Overwhelming. You matter.
There are so many self-care to do lists around. When I have been at my most overwhelmed and struggling, there is no way any of the things on most of the lists would have helped. These are the things that make the most difference for me. To Do Lists, No Way, The Things, Our Life
Self-Care To Do List
There are so many self-care to do lists around. When I have been at my most overwhelmed and struggling, there is no way any of the things on most of the lists would have helped. These are the things that make the most difference for me.
When we are overwhelmed with life and busy taking care of others, it is so easy to put ourselves last. Sometimes we don't even put ourselves on the list at all. Reminder to ourselves - we matter, choosing ourselves matters. Choosing Myself, Note To Self, Love Letters, I Promise, First Names
Choosing Myself
When we are overwhelmed with life and busy taking care of others, it is so easy to put ourselves last. Sometimes we don't even put ourselves on the list at all. Reminder to ourselves - we matter, choosing ourselves matters.
a field full of colorful tulips with the quote you don't have to do your best every day
Self-Care Reminder
It is ok to not do your best. Sometimes just showing up is your best, and that's OK. The constant pressure to excel, and be productive doesn't serve us. You don't have to prove your worth - you are worthy no matter what.
These are some of the most helpful books I've found for burnout, exhaustion, and overwhelm Books, Love To Meet, Free Resources, Book Recommendations
Books For Burnout, Exhaustion and Overwhelm
These are some of the most helpful books I've found for burnout, exhaustion, and overwhelm
If you are feeling completely overwhelmed and unable to shift out of it, try these tips.
Self Care Tips To Shift Overwhelm
If you are feeling completely overwhelmed and unable to shift out of it, try these tips.
a woman laying down with a cucumber on her face
Musings
Self-care is being touted as a miracle cure-all. Overwhelmed – you need self-care. Exhausted and burnt out – solution: self-care. Lost your passion for anything, no motivation, procrastinating, overworked, broke – self care to solve it all. Except it doesn’t. Or at least not in the way we are being sold self-care.