Self-care is not a one-size-fits-all concept. Everyone has different ways of practicing self-care in a way that best benefits them. In quarantine, I have found that setting aside time every week, and sometimes every day, has been beneficial in keeping stress levels low. While there are many ways to practice self-care, here are three that … Continue reading 3 Ways to Practice Self-Care
Practicing self-compassion is not easy. While I have gotten better over time at not being so mean to myself, it is definitely something I’m still working on. After years of battling acne, I started saying things to myself that I would never dream of saying to someone else. Telling yourself that you’re ugly every day … Continue reading Showing Yourself Compassion in Quarantine
We just found out in Nevada that our stay-at-home orders have been extended through mid-May. Once they are lifted though, that doesn’t mean that everything is going to go back to how it was before the conornavirus pandemic hit. Just like the rest of the nation, we will be instructed on how to reintegrate into … Continue reading 3 Ways to Stay Social While Social Distancing
I first learned about the book Girl, Wash Your Face from a friend of mine who sells skincare products. Naturally, I assumed the book had to do with her business and was intrigued, considering I have struggled with acne for many years. Much to my surprise, the book has nothing to do with the act … Continue reading Building Community and Life-Changing Habits
When thinking of new content for this week, I originally planned to write about ways to relieve stress in the workplace. In light of the sweeping coronavirus epidemic, more and more people are bringing their work home. While we may not be driving to work right now, you can still implement these six tips to … Continue reading 6 Ways to Reduce Stress and Increase Productivity
Imagine waking up, feeling refreshed and thinking you beat your alarm. But that’s not the case. You actually overslept and only have 30 minutes to shower, eat breakfast and get out the door before you’re late to work. If you’re like me, you’ve fallen victim to the snooze button and in turn it can completely … Continue reading 5 Steps to Creating a Routine
If you’re like everyone else then you’ve experienced stress at some point in your life. Some people learn early on how to cope with stress and tend to be more laid back, also known as the “Type B” crowd. I am not “Type B”. In fact, I have been a self-proclaimed “Type A, high-strung kind … Continue reading Acne and Sad Thoughts and Grey Hair…Oh My!