7 Days of Self-Care: Day 4

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This week, unwrap the gift of 35 ways to experience and appreciate self-care. Sometimes self-care is big, like spa day or date night. More often, it’s a state of mind that embraces you and centers you in compassion. Sometimes self-care requires a little planning. Other times, you simply need acknowledge the goddess that is *you* in the moment. Come back to your center, beloved. Remember that you are enough, just as you are, the crown Mama jewel.   “Self-care is the development of your highest self.” ~ Rachel Harris, PhD, author of 20-Minute Retreats: Revive Yourself in Just Minutes a … [Read more...]

Self-Care from Ahhh to Zzzz

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So I was thinking I'd change the name of this Mamahhh blog to Mamazzzz once I've mastered self-care. :-) OK, not really, but those ZZZs? That is the epitome of excellent self-care for me: consistently great sleep. What is first-rate self-care for you? Self-care is an ahhh to zzzz kind of practice (and ample ahhhs usually lead to the best zzzzs), and I'm excited to spend all day tomorrow talking about this crucial topic with women in Athens, Georgia. In the morning, we'll check in at the Georgia La Leche League 2012 Breastfeeding and Parenting conference. Snuggles, shared laughs, … [Read more...]