Beautiful and Balanced, Stress and Worry, Taking Care of Ourselves, Uncategorized

How To Become More Beautiful and Balanced

Courtesy of www.pinkexpectations.com Beautiful and Balanced! It’s what we all desire to be – and one of the first steps we should take is to get and keep ourselves in a positive frame of mind.  The more positive we are, the more happy we are – so it’s very important to cultivate a positive mindset. Easy to do? No, but it’s …

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Sleeping, Stress and Worry, Taking Care of Ourselves, Uncategorized

How to Really Get a Good Night’s Sleep!

Our health and well-being depends on getting a good night’s sleep and a lack of sleep affects how we perform in our day-to-day activities. So we should make sure we’re putting a good effort into improving our sleep. Check out the suggestions below, give them a try and see if you feel much better in the mornings. Exercise –Early in The …

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Stress and Worry, Taking Care of Ourselves

Stress Buster #7: Make Sure You Have a Girlfriend Support System

“Friendship is one mind in two bodies.” ~ Mencius We have a lot of important things to take care of in our daily lives and yes, it is easy to get caught up in taking care of family, homes, spouses and every other important obligation that sits on our plate – and it so wonderful that we dedicate this time …

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Stress and Worry, Taking Care of Ourselves

Stress Tip #6: Daily Scheduled Personal Time is A Must!

“Time is what prevents everything from happening at once.” ~ Marvin Cohen Approaching our days in a go, go, go fashion seems like a good idea to get a lot done but the truth is we’re likely killing our productivity. We have to make ourselves more efficient by carving out a little bit of personal time each day. When your …

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Parenting/Parenting Tools, Stress and Worry, Taking Care of Ourselves, Uncategorized

Stress Tip #5: Allow Our Kids to Be Responsible

Your child will be better prepared to tackle the bumps on the road of life if he has been given the gift of guided independence.” ~ Jacquie McTaggart It happens to all of us! We so easily handle the management of our homes and families so well, that delegating tasks to our more than capable children is something we dream …

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Stress and Worry, Taking Care of Ourselves, Uncategorized

Stress Tip #4: Take A New Approach to Your Daily Schedule

“One always has time enough, if one will apply it well.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Now it’s time to make changes to your current schedule because we can all attest to how stressful it becomes when we over commit our schedules.  So let’s chat about how to approach our schedules and to do lists so we’re being realistic not …

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Stress and Worry, Taking Care of Ourselves

Stress Tip #2 – Stop Comparing Yourself to Other Women

Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else.” – Judy Garland We are all guilty of this one at some point and it is one of the worst things we can do to ourselves …comparing yourself to someone else. I’m not saying we shouldn’t believe what we see, but sometimes we look and …

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Stress and Worry, Taking Care of Ourselves

Stress Tip#1 – Positivity and Gratitude

“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” ~ Melody Beattie Yes, it’s sometimes very hard to do but working to start our day off in a positive frame of mind and a thankful attitude for what we currently have makes the new day and it’s plans for us much easier to face and …

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Stress and Worry, Taking Care of Ourselves

Make This a Year of Positive Life Changes

“A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.” ~ Tenneva Jordan Isn’t the above statement so true? I’ll even mention the many times I’ve taken the fork with the bent tines on it, the plate or mug with the chipped rim, the ripped paper towel – so …

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