Tag: selfcare

Self Care for Mothers: learn to put yourself first

As a mother, taking time for some self-care and a little bit of quiet, is an act of rebellion.  In a world that values busy-ness, taking time out to look after yourself can be a very rebellious act indeed!  But it is a vital one too.  At this time of year particularly, we can be overly aware of the expectations on us as mothers.

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Avoiding overwhelm; It’s Okay to say No

As women, whether we are working or not, mothers or not, grieving or not, we can often find ourselves with a sense of overwhelm.  Generally, our society expects us to be wonder-women; to do everything with style and grace, and of course, with a smile.

But so often this sense of expectation leads to overwhelm, burnout and resentment.

What if it was Okay for us to simply say no?

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Go on a Self Date

Take yourself on a self date.  A terrific idea, as shared and described in this guest post by blogger Sab.

Go on a Self Date

I hit the second half of my third decade, and after plenty of life adventures, I finally figured out that life is short and happiness is something I should really work for.

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Do you long for a room of your own?

Do you find yourself craving a room of your own?  I did this past weekend.

It was a wet, wild weather weekend in Sydney with severe storm warnings encouraging us to stay indoors.  So we did.  And whilst I loved being snug, dry and cosy with my family, there were a few moments when I really wished for more physical space between me and the other people in my home. 

I found myself wishing I could go to a room of my own!  

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