Are you familiar with fixed mindset versus growth mindset? These concepts were coined roughly 30 years ago by American Psychologist Dr. Carol Dweck and is defined as “having an underlying belief that your learning and intelligence can grow with time and experience” (Growth Mindset), and “your belief is that basic abilities, intelligence, are fixed traits”Continue reading “Adopting a Growth Mindset”
I’m not a yogi! but I thought yoga poses as a self-care challenge was a really creative idea, especially since our self-care love language focus for the month is physical touch. I went back and forth with this idea for awhile because I felt compelled to talk about the benefits of yoga in this postContinue reading “7 Yoga Pose Ideas for Self-Care!”
I posted a quote today on my social media platforms that said “It’s not always time to grow. Find the balance between staying committed to your evolution and taking time off from continuously advancing to new levels. Intentionally being where you are and enjoying how far you’ve come helps you break the attachment to alwaysContinue reading “How To Identify When It’s Time to Bare Fruit (Self-Growth)”
Happy April! and even though it occurred several weeks ago, Happy Spring! but it still feels like winter outside lol. You know that a new month means it’s time for a new self-care focus. For the month of April, I want to focus on physical touch for our self-care love language theme. Much like wordsContinue reading “7 Spa Day Inspired Self-Care Ideas”
Disclaimer: I’m not an expert in this field. The information in this blog post is based on my own personal opinion drawn from the oppression and violence on black and brown bodies throughout the course of several centuries. Specifically as it relates to, and affects black women. In essence this is my unprofessional (and possiblyContinue reading “Why Self-Care May Look Different For Black Women”
I believe this is my second or third time doing the wellness roundup for each month. If you’re not familiar, every Wednesday for each month I write a wellness/wellbeing post that’s centered around self-development and motivation. I also focus on a specific topic for the month. I believe last month’s topic was Focus and forContinue reading “Wellness Roundup: March Edition”
This month of affirmations has been one of my favorites by far because it allowed me to be creative with the ways I chose to present my challenges for the month. I mentioned at the beginning of March that the challenge ideas were going to be a challenge for me because I wasn’t sure howContinue reading “7 Ways To Close Out Your Affirmations”
After my mindfulness practice on Tuesday morning I decided to lay down and be alone with my thoughts. No reading, no music, no social media, just my thoughts. I think sitting in silence is a really important act; because it’s healthy to try and get to know yourself on an emotional and spiritual level, andContinue reading “Effective Ways To Unpack Your Feelings”
In keeping up with my self-care theme for the month of March, I decided to provide you with affirmations you can use to help you start your week off right. I think many people dread Sunday nights because it means we are heading into the beginning of a new work week. I imagine that forContinue reading “7 Week Affirmation Self-Care Challenge”
Rejection is a son of a bitch, it really is. I don’t think anyone likes to be rejected because it causes so much discomfort. But some of us seem to handle it better than others, and I think most if it has to do with our mindset and our perspectives. I’ve written about the wordContinue reading “3 Reasons Why People Say “No””
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