Category Archives: Self-Care Strategies

Learn how to design a self-care plan and incorporate fun self-care activities into your daily practice.

5 Weekend Self-Care Activities to Support Your Health Goals

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Are weekends your nemesis when it comes to your health goals? Does your social calendar lead to one too many adult beverages, lengthy binge-watching sessions from the couch, or skipping your weekly trip to the grocery store? The problem is, the domino effect of those choices can leave you feeling behind and unprepared by the […]

How to Journal

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Do you keep a journal? A written collection of your thoughts and ideas? Journaling is something I’m asked about a lot, and it’s been one of my daily rituals for years. As an introvert, getting my thoughts out on paper comes much more easily than speaking them out loud. This form of expression also gives […]

How to Create Daily Rituals

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Daily Rituals Daily rituals help you stay organized and focused on what’s most important in your life. But what exactly is a ritual? It’s a fancy way of describing a personal routine or practice. Simply put, rituals are self-care habits. They are the things you do consistently every day to create the lifestyle you desire–what […]

The Emotive Dimension of Self-Care

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The Emotive Dimension of Self-Care involves how you express yourself and respond to the things that happen around you. When you experience intense emotions—especially when life doesn’t go the way you want it to—it’s easy to look for ways to numb or distract yourself. But learning how to manage your emotions is essential if you […]

Mindful Organizing with Ellia Harris

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In this episode of Living Upp’s Conversations with Smart People, I talked with Ellia Harris of Mindful Organizing about the process of decluttering as an act of self-care. If topics like perfectionism, procrastination, and productivity stir up some emotions for you, this article may be just the reality check you need. In this interview, Ellia […]