Alone Time is the Best Time

A balanced life requires time for friends, family, work, and you. We often forget or overlook the latter. We put ourselves last- and for good reason. The kids need to be picked up from school, work deadlines are closing in and you haven’t seen your friend in months! Me-time can wait. When day-to-day life makes … Continue reading Alone Time is the Best Time

Listening to Our Inner Voice

Have you ever had that moment when you knew what you were saying yes to wasn’t going to be good for you?  Sometimes you just know something isn’t right and there’s as disquiet insight that sits uncomfortably inside you. Unfortunately we often drown that inner voice out and go ahead with things that we later … Continue reading Listening to Our Inner Voice

What is Self-Care

Definition of self-care in English self-care NOUN The practice of taking action to preserve or improve one's own health. ‘autonomy in self-care and insulin administration’ 1 The practice of taking an active role in protecting one's own well-being and happiness, in particular during periods of stress. ‘expressing oneself is an essential form of self-care’ as modifier‘self-care methods such … Continue reading What is Self-Care

Social Intergration

  In keeping with my post yesterday on the importance of Real Life Friendships here is a great TED video  which talks about research on what does it take to live for 100 years? These are the surprising predictors of a long, healthy life. Watch the full TED Talk here:   #BRHere #Friendship