Tag: self care

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Mom Guilt? Not Today.

I’ve written before about how toxic positivity can be a major problem for moms… But you know what goes hand in hand with that? Mom guilt! No matter where you look, it seems to be everywhere- all of the things you should and should not be doing, all of the things you should and should …

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Burnout is real.

Lately, I’ve been taking on a lot. Raising two kids, running two businesses, home renovations, healing psychically and mentally from surgery and complications, continuing to heal from trauma and ptsd, craft fairs… All while trying to make sure that I provide an amazing supportive and loving environment for my children to grow up in, supporting …

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Affirmations: Change How You Think.

Hello lovely people. I hope you’re having a fabulous day full of confidence! But just in case you’re a little lacking in the believing in yourself part today, I wanted to bring you a post about affirmations. Last week, I wrote a short bit about how affirmations can be a tool to use in combatting …

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Rest is important

I was reminded recently that I don’t need to do everything everyday. In fact, it’s impossible. Rest is self care and so important. And so I decided to take some time off. I spent a few days doing nothing but cuddling with my girl, coloring and watching cartoons. Between her molars coming in, her getting over …

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Healing from a Narcissistic relationship

Healing From a Narcissistic Relationship

Two weeks ago I shared about what Narcissistic Personality Disorder is (link) and last week I shared some examples from my own past of interacting with a Narcissist (link). This week, I wanted to share a little bit about healing from a narcissistic relationship. Not everyone heals the same. It’s important to note that some …

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An Introduction To Understanding Trauma

Trauma is a heavy word. There are so many definitions, so many assumptions, so many feelings and so many associations. In reality, it can mean very different things to different people. When it comes down to it, trauma is a situation that alters your mind or body in a negative way.  It makes you feel …

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