Tag Archives: systemic

The Systemic Dimension of Self-Care

variety of colorful, real foods on a wooden table

The Systemic Dimension of Self-Care helps guide you toward healthier habits related to eating, moving, and resting. Are you honoring your body with real, nourishing foods? Are you moving it sufficiently? Are you getting enough restful sleep so it has time to recover from the demands you place on it? This dimension allows you to […]

Healthy Real Food List

healthy real food list lettering on a background of red cherries

Does the idea of meal planning make you want to order a pizza instead? You aren’t alone. Roughly 90% of Americans dislike cooking, and 45% outright hate it. Planning a menu can be a challenge, especially if the members of your household don’t share the same preferences or agree on what constitutes a good meal. […]

5 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Weight

key lime margarita

Almost 50% of Americans are actively trying to lose weight, yet overall success rates remain low—at around 20%. The good news is, you don’t have to lose a ton of weight to cash in on the health benefits. For example, losing just 5% of excess weight can reduce your risk for developing diabetes by a […]

Essential Self-Care: 5 Things You Can’t Afford Not To Do

pink teacup on a white washed table

The 8 Dimensions of Self-Care offers a simple framework to help you design and maintain a comprehensive self-care practice. But there are a few specific acts of self-care that you simply can’t afford not to do. When you invest your time and energy in these areas, suddenly life feels easier. But when you ignore them, […]

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 […]