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Last Minute Gift Idea: a Self-Care Kit For Someone You Love + How to Create One

Self-Care Kit is something everyone should have. Seriously. Especially those of us who struggle with slowing down and taking some time out, just for ourselves. This year is the first year where we are pretty much done with our gift shopping, weeks before Christmas.  Most of the gifts are already wrapped, sitting under the tree. I won’t lie, it feels good. Much better than wrapping them while also blow-drying your hair when already running late for the Christmas Eve dinner…

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15 Simple Ways to Practice Self-Care for Your Body + Mind + Soul

Do you remember the days when “self-care” wasn’t a thing? Reading a book? Listening to music? Taking a long bath? Making a four-course meal that takes three hours to prepare, at least twice a week? Those were the things I used to just… “do.” Without giving them a second thought. As my schedule became more packed and work became more demanding, doing things like picking up a new book or trying a new recipe, became somewhat of a luxury. Luxury…

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Self-care kit: what is it + why you need one

Resting against the warm radiator, reading books while sipping peppermint tea and snacking on sugar cookies. Growing up, that was my ideal recipe for a crappy day. I guess I had my little self-care survival kit (which included Harry Potter books and my favorite peppermint tea) long before I knew what self-care was. If you want to practice more kindness toward yourself, creating a self-care kit is a great place to start. What’s a self-care kit? Think of it as…

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Midweek pick-me-up: Creating a nourishing self-care routine for a happier life

True story: Monday is one of my favorite days of the week. Everyone always looks at me like I’m insane, whenever I mention this. I get that. Admittedly, I was once one of those people who lived for their weekends. I’d run on an autopilot mode during the week- literally. I’d get in my car, drive to work and think, as I pulled into the parking lot, “how did I get here already?”. All I thought about was that getting through this…

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50 Ways To Practice Self-Care + Free Printable List

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50 Ways To Practice Self-Care Being kind to yourself isn’t a luxury… it’s a necessity. It also isn’t an act of selfishness. Practicing self-care means that you’re willing to accept yourself and acknowledge the fact that you have both strengths and weaknesses. When you take care good care of yourself, you also set the standards for how you want to be treated by others. One of my friends has two small kids and I always laugh when she tells me that…

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