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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 […]

Learning the Art of Forgiveness with Brenda Reiss

Brenda Reiss, the forgiveness coach

Do you struggle with forgiveness? In this episode of Conversations with Smart People, I interviewed Brenda Reiss, a Forgiveness Coach in the Greater Seattle area who helps clients navigate the process of forgiveness. I don’t know about you, but this is a tough one for me. I mean, I understand the concept of forgiveness, but […]

Building an Artificial Pancreas: An Interview with Dana Lewis

A diabetes supply kit containing a insulin, glucose monitor and syringes

Dana Lewis took patient empowerment to a whole new level in 2013, when she set out to find a solution for a not-so-small problem: the alarm on her insulin monitor wasn’t waking her up at night to alert her of severely low blood sugars. And the ability to find creative solutions to our unique challenges is […]

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. […]

Self-Care Challenge (Day 366): Reflecting on My Year of Self-Care

blue-green lake with mountains in the distance

On day 366 of my 366-day self-care challenge — the final day — I reflected on my year of self-care. This year has been full in so many ways. Full of challenges, love, experiences, surprises, disappointments, celebrations, gratitude, positivity, loss, and accomplishments. And my self-care experiences have refilled my soul numerous times. Yesterday, the 366th […]