Self-care and Nurture

Finding Sabbath Rest for Your Brain in a Restless World

Everybody’s talking about it, but everyone finds it difficult to do. No, not organizing your sock drawer. Finding Sabbath rest. Six practical tips for finding the rest your brain needs. #rest #Sabbath #sabbathrest #selfcare

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Three Creative Ways to Overcoming Writer’s Block

and Stay Fit in the Process Overcoming Writer’s Block with Exercise This week’s Self-care Sunday installment continues the theme of self-care for creatives. You probably never considered housework as the solution to overcoming writer’s block. Here’s how and why it works. When you think of a creative, what comes to mind? A wild-eyed painter wearing a paint-smeared smock?  Writers chain-drinking java whilst hunching over a keyboard trying to meet a deadline?  Or maybe you see a scarf-bedecked eccentric woman scribbling…

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Self-Care Tips for the Creative Soul

by Amy Odland Ahhhh, the new year is here: 2019, with its hopes and dreams of what could be.  We are well into January by now. Have you chosen your word for the year or made your list of resolutions? Tackled the latest decluttering challenge AND started going to the gym again?  There is nothing like January and all its perkiness about changing our behaviors to make you feel horrible about the way you care for yourself. Why is it…

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Why Preparing for the New Year Must Include Dating Yourself

Preparing for the New Year is pointless if you just make a list of resolutions. Don’t do it. Instead, take time to make SMARTER goals and you’ll discover that healthy self-care can become a habit. Why You Need to Start Dating Don’t get me wrong. Pedro and I just celebrated our 30th anniversary last week. And this article has nothing to do with dating your spouse. It has nothing to do with dating someone else, either. But dating yourself? Yep.…

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Preparing for the New Year Might Mean Tossing Projects

Preparing for the New Year doesn’t mean making resolutions. It DOES mean taking time to think about your why–even for your craft projects. #crafting #resolutions #newyear

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