Tag: self-care

I Stopped Drinking Coffee and Wine. This is What Happened.

Coffee and wine.  Coffee.  Wine.  That’s, like, our thing, right moms?   “After being up with the kids all night there is just not enough coffee in the world.”   “Is it too early for wine ‘cause I am ridiculously stressed right now.”   I think I say these exact phrases several times a week.  

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This is What The Truth Looks Like: I Suck at Self-Care

According to a Google search (because of course I had to Google what exactly self-care is): Self care includes any intentional actions you take to care for your physical, mental and emotional health. Good self-care is a challenge for many people and it can be especially challenging for survivors of interpersonal violence and abuse. It

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It’s Time To Take Care of You

This post is for you.  Yes, you.  I know you.  While you’re reading this, you have at least three other things going on in your head.  If you’re lucky, you may be drinking a cup of coffee.  You may have a child on your hip, or you may be at work, sneaking in a little

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Life View from the Gutter

In a pool, the “gutter” is the gateway to the filtration system.  Water gets pulled into the gutter to be filtered, before being sent back in. In large pools, the gutter runs the entire length of a pool.  The gutter lane is a fascinating lane.  I am just learning about it, as I’ve only just occupied it. I joined a

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