25 Simple Self Care Ideas

About four years ago I got very good at taking time for myself.  Before it was more of a thought –  “Ya, I probably should take time out for me.”  But it was usually just that.  A thought.  I knew self care was important.  I just didn’t realize how much I needed it. “Love yourself […]

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How a Gratitude Journal changed my life

Keeping a gratitude journal changed my life.  I know!  That sounds so dramatic.  But it’s the truth.  After a really rough year, I decided to make a New Year’s resolution to keep a gratitude journal. 2008 was a doozy for my little family of five.  We were self-employed in the construction business and the economy tanked. […]

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How Self Doubt Slowed Me Down

There is this voice in my head that questions every action I take, thought that I have and thing that I say.  I’m an over-thinker.  I think and think, and then think some more.  Before I buy something, before I commit to something, before I leap into a project, I think of all the ways […]

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Life After a Stillbirth

I went from excited to devastated within just an hours time.  I was just starting my third trimester, getting another ultrasound done, and we were told that my baby no longer had a heartbeat. Knowing that I would be delivering my gone baby (I don’t like the word dead) I anticipated it to be the […]

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