Category Archives: Self-Care Activities

Top Self-Care Idea Lists of 2019

pacific northwest forest overlooking a blue green lake

Have you searched for new self-care activity ideas lately? When I first published this article back in 2016, there were about 17,900,000 results on Google. In 2018, there were 23,400,000. Any idea how many there were today? 344,000,000! There are countless ways to practice self-care, and that number will likely continue to grow. Once again, I’ve scoured […]

Self-Care Activity List: 366 Ideas

8 Dimensions of Self-Care

Having trouble coming up with fun and interesting self-care ideas? Scroll through the list of 366 self-care activities below and spruce up your self-care practice. Last year, I took on a self-care challenge. For each of the 366 days of the 2016 leap year, I experimented with a new self-care activity and then blogged about it. […]

Nature and Music at Rosario Resort and Spa

For part of our recent visit to the San Juan Islands, we stayed at the Rosario Resort and Spa. I had expected it to be nice, but I wasn’t prepared to feel the richness of its history. Shipbuilder Robert Moran was a successful businessman, but was not immune to the stressors that came along with […]

A Permaculture Oasis: Visiting the Bullock’s Family Homestead

root cellar with wooden door

There’s something very special about the San Juan Islands in Washington State, and it’s no accident that it’s also where the Bullock family has chosen to call home. The Bullock’s Permaculture Homestead on Orcas Island is evidence that human beings are capable of great things. My husband and I love new experiences, so we chose to […]

What I Learned from My 1-Year Facebook Hiatus

drinking coffee and using a mobile device

One year ago today I rejoined Facebook after taking a 1-year hiatus. I decided it had become a negative source of energy for me, and a distraction that kept me from planning and reaching my goals. But more than that, I wanted to see if I could do it. Multiple times a day I would catch […]