22
Feb
2021
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Career Satisfaction Equals Self-Care

“Nowadays true job satisfaction and happiness is about fulfilling your full potential, tapping into your own creativity and feeling that you can make a difference.” ~Chris Humphries At several junctures during my 20+ years as an educator job satisfaction was almost not existent. College doesn’t teach you about politics, bureaucracy, harmful policies, and if you’re...
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8
Feb
2021
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Calm in Chaos

Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. Bryant McGill   Our environment is the backdrop for our lives. Where we live, how we live, our workspace, the health of our planet, our houses of worship, all encompass our environmental wellness or  environmental self-care. Being able to control and create spaces that nurture...
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1
Feb
2021
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Am I in a Healthy Relationship?

“A healthy relationship is one in which love enriches you; not imprisons you.” Steve Maraboli We are designed to be in community, to connect, and communicate. Whether by way of deep friendships or romantic relationships. However, our innate need for human connection is often met with challenges. According to Merriam-Webster healthy means sound, wholesome, robust,...
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25
Jan
2021
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Heal Financial Trauma and Improve Your Relationship with Money

“Financial health and wellbeing is not a luxury just for the wealthy. It’s a basic need for ALL.” ~The Money Whisperer Healing financial trauma for so long has been addressed by providing people with money management tools and expecting positive results. This is the equivalent of treating an infection with an aspirin. Wrong treatment. Financial...
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11
Jan
2021
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Chunking Approach to Physical Self-Care

“There’s a spiritual connection to good health; it’s not just physical.” Nancy Evans The self-care journey is a lifelong process and one best approached in manageable chunks. I’ve tried to approach this wearing my superwoman cap. I’ve decided to take the advice I  gave my students, breakdown the task, set attainable goals, and celebrate small wins. Physical...
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21
Dec
2020
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A Reading Oasis

 “She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live.” ~Annie Dillard  My relationship with books has not always been positive. When I was coming up reading aloud was “best practice.” The anxiety paralyzed me as I waited my turn, with dry mouth and sweaty palms. The struggle was real! Mrs. Fred...
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