Adopting a Growth Mindset

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”

7 Yoga Pose Ideas for Self-Care!

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!”

7 Spa Day Inspired Self-Care Ideas

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”

Wellness Roundup: March Edition

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”

7 Ways To Close Out Your Affirmations

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”

Effective Ways To Unpack Your Feelings

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”

7 Week Affirmation Self-Care Challenge

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”

7 Physical and Emotional Self-Care Detox Ideas

The term “self-care detox” sounds counterintuitive doesn’t it? The idea came to me when I was doing research on some ideas for a cleanse I’m planning for in the near future. I may have mentioned this before but as much as I love writing these blog post, it can be a challenge to come upContinue reading “7 Physical and Emotional Self-Care Detox Ideas”

7 Self-Care Affirmations You Can Use Each Week To Start Your Day Off Right

I hate to sound cliche but this year is really flying by, we’re already heading into our second week of the month and I’m excited. March means we are closer to warmer weather and longer days which is by far my favorite time of the year. Cold weather and 65% of darkness during the dayContinue reading “7 Self-Care Affirmations You Can Use Each Week To Start Your Day Off Right”

When Self-Care Goes Wrong: 7 Tools We Can Use To Separate Self-Care From Laziness

I got the idea for this post from a conversation I had yesterday at work. I was part of a discussion about how each of us practice self-care to show up for others, and someone’s response was; they had to be careful not to cross over from self-care to laziness. It made me think aboutContinue reading “When Self-Care Goes Wrong: 7 Tools We Can Use To Separate Self-Care From Laziness”