Posts in Spirituality
Self-Care: Ditch the Negative Thoughts (#28SelfCareHacks)

Research on mindfulness has shown that the average person has 12,000 – 60,000 thoughts a day, 95% are the same as yesterday but more staggering is 80% are negative. Therefore, based on this data we have on average 3.5 – 17.5 Million negative thoughts per year!! NO F’ING JOKE. Who wants to live like that?

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Self-Care: Ask for Help (#28SelfCareHacks)

Today I want you to think of something you need help with. Big or small. And then ask someone to help you. Yep, you heard me. ASK. FOR. HELP.

I am notorious for not asking for help, for doing everything on my own, suffering through things just because I feel like I should be able to do everything on my own. Where the hell did I get that idea? Take it from me, this is a really crappy idea. Asking for help is a strength not a weakness.

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Self-Care: Get Your Hair Done (#28selfcarehacks)

I remember when I was young my grandmothers, mother and my mother’s friends all going to get their “hair done”. They didn’t necessarily get a haircut but treated themselves to a blowout, as we say now, or getting it styled and set for the week. This usually involved curlers or and curling irons and a lot of hairspray! My mom didn’t do much for herself, but she did do this and now I know why.

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Self-Care: Dance it Out! (#28SelfCareHacks)

Some times when you are stressed out or need a mood or energy boost the easiest, quickest, and most fun way to give you a pick me up is to DANCE IT OUT! Put on some upbeat music and have a dance party (even if its a dance party for one…you)!!! Everyone can dance and it doesn’t have to look or be any certain way. Not only is dancing great exercise and has but it also feels good for the soul!

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Self-Care: Don't Wait for Someone to Buy You Flowers (#28SelfCareHacks)

Looking for a mood booster? Go buy yourself a bouquet of fresh flowers! Multiple research studies show, including one from Harvard University, the link between flowers and your satisfaction with life is far more powerful than previously thought. Having flowers in your home increases happiness and compassion, reduces depression and anxiety and negativity.

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Self-Care: Eliminate Energy Drains (#28SelfCareHacks)

Are there things in your life that drain your energy and make you want to stay in bed in the morning? Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy. Little things you do and don’t do can exhaust you both mentally and physically, which can make getting through your day a chore.

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Self-Care: The Importance Taking Care of Yourself Everyday (#28SelfCareHacks)

Taking care of yourself is one of the smartest things you can do. Not doing so can lead to poor health, low productivity, and burnout. If you’re like most people, you feel too busy to even remember to put yourself first or you feel that you just can’t fit anything else into your schedule. However, self-care doesn’t have to take a lot of time and can be anything that is good for you physically, mentally, emotionally or spiritually. You owe it to yourself to do at least one kind thing for yourself each day.

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28 Days of Self-Care (#28Selfcarehacks)

My plan, each day this month, is to introduce you to new self-care options and practices that will inspire you to make self-care an important daily ritual. I am calling these 28 Self-Care Hacks. Many are quick, simple, and free! Try some of them out and let me know how they make you feel! Pick the ones that work for you and consider making them part of your daily or weekly routine.

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