Consider Your Reason. Why are you looking to take a sabbatical or leave of absence? Is it burn out? Familial obligation? Personal illness, or a need to pursue your passions? OR is it because you hate your job? If it's the last, that you hate your job, consider searching for a job while you still… Continue reading Sabbatical: Yes or No?
Why grounding is important for a highly sensitive person The most important kind of self care for the highly sensitive is grounding. Grounding is the act of grounding yourself physically and mentally through one or more of your senses. The best way is through nature. Sitting or standing barefoot in the grass or in a… Continue reading Self Care for the Highly Sensitive Person
Mornings can be tough. Mornings after a bad day can be even harder. So here are some positive thoughts for the morning. To help get you through the day. To start your day off with a smile or a thought, to know you are not alone. Here's to offering an easy list of positive thoughts… Continue reading Positive Thoughts for the Morning
For those of us trapped in a 9-5 (or 11pm-7am in my case) here are some positive thoughts for your lunch break. From quotes and affirmations for you to focus on to get through the work day. To things to remember to make the day easier for your mind and body! Positive Quotes "Build a… Continue reading Positive Thoughts for your Lunch Break
An easy read when our minds are distracted. Some positive thoughts for troubling times. Positive Quotes Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise - Les MiserableLet it hurt. Let it bleed, let it heal. And let it go - Nikita GillYou have to fight through some bad days, to earn the… Continue reading Positive Thoughts for Troubling Times
As much as I enjoy the more impractical and enjoyable parts of self care, the larger more important part is parenting yourself. Doing for yourself what your parents and teachers used to do, everything we grumbled about and cursed them for. Now we get to grumble and curse ourselves because it is necessary and healthy… Continue reading Self Care: Parenting Yourself
I recently, and for the 100th time was doing research on better, newer, unlikely never before tried stress relief techniques, because the ones I have been doing up till now are nothing more than a band-aid. A quote caught my attention and hit very close to home."'I'm not Cognitive Behavioral Therapy wealthy, I am crying… Continue reading Stress for the Working Class, Stress Relief for the Wealthy.
The Following are just a quick look at many (but not all) different kinds of meditation/ ways to meditate available. Regular Sit or Lay down, make no effort to control the breath; simply breathe naturally while you focus your attention on the breath. On how the body moves with each inhalation and exhalation. Candle/Gazing Sitting… Continue reading 36 [Unorthodox] Ways To Meditate
For anyone, including myself who struggles with stress, anxiety, depression, chronic illness. Anything out of the norm, there is always a chorus of healthy people saying "try meditation!" Whether it is meditation, yoga, exercise etc, we've heard it all. I've been just as skeptical as you. I have done the research, watched videos and read… Continue reading Meditation For The Stressed and Skeptical Beginner
For as long as I can remember I have always considered myself a positive person. Am I perfect? No where close, I have my negative days and my stressful weeks. I always try to see the bright side, to think or comment on the positive, to know it will get better. I am passionate and… Continue reading Living A Positive Life