Tag Archives: emotive

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 […]

On Grieving and Self-Care

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Five years ago today, my life changed dramatically and unexpectedly. It wasn’t so much that I was blind-sided—after all, my intuition had known the truth for quite some time—it was simply that a sequence of events had escalated to the point that I could no longer deny the truth. And that’s the moment my grieving […]

Top Self-Care Idea Lists of 2019

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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 […]