Self-care Sunday

Failure. We've all experienced it. It can either crush us or spur us on to greater achievement. How we deal with failure depends on whether we have a or a fixed mindset or a growth mindset. Find out what this means and how you CAN change. #selfcaresunday #selfcare #growthmindset

How to Reframe Failure with a Growth Mindset

Failure. We’ve all experienced it. It can either crush us or spur us on to greater achievement. How we deal with failure depends on whether we have a or a fixed mindset or a growth mindset. Find out what this means and how you CAN change. #selfcaresunday #selfcare #growthmindset

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Have you ever wondered why it seems so. hard. to break habits, move past events, or overcome adversity in your life? It may have to do with cognitive dissonance and limiting beliefs. Here's a powerful way to overcome limiting beliefs. #limitingbeliefs #cognitivedissonance #selfcare

The Most Powerful Way to Overcome Limiting Beliefs

Have you ever wondered why it seems so. hard. to break habits, move past events, or overcome adversity in your life? It may have to do with cognitive dissonance and limiting beliefs. Here’s a powerful way to overcome limiting beliefs. #limitingbeliefs #cognitivedissonance #selfcare #selfcaresunday

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Looking for a practical self-care checklist to help you form healthier habits? We all have the power to change and form new habits--and there's no better time to start than NOW! #selfcare #checklist #habits

Your Practical Self-care Checklist for Healthy Habits

Looking for a practical self-care checklist to help you form healthier habits? We all have the power to change and form new habits–and there’s no better time to start than NOW! #selfcare #checklist #habits

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Download your free self-care checklist for mental health and learn about the importance of forming healthy self-care habits to improve your outlook on life. #mentalhealth #selfcare #checklist #printable #free

Free Self-Care Checklist for Excellent Mental Health Habits

Download your free self-care checklist for mental health and learn about the importance of forming healthy self-care habits to improve your outlook on life. #mentalhealth #selfcare #checklist #printable #free

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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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The Importance of Spiritual Self-Care for Caregivers

In this fourth installment celebrating National Family Caregivers month, I’ll share the importance of spiritual self-care for caregivers. Don’t get me wrong, spiritual self-care should be a high priority on everyone’s list, but it’s especially important for caregivers! Spiritual Self-Care Fail I had only gone to church a handful of times since April, but that day I felt the need to attend. After all, the church always had a beautiful musical program the week before Christmas. I didn’t want to…

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Shred the Excuses: Why Caregivers Need to Focus on Self-care

Today’s Self-Care Sunday features author and caregiver Karen Sebastian. She tackles the importance of caregivers taking care of themselves physically and shredding the excuses. How then do you gain the essence of wisdom? You cross the threshold of true knowledge when you live in obedient devotion to God. Stubborn know-it-alls will never stop to do this, for they scorn true wisdom and knowledge. Proverbs 1:7 TPT Why Caregivers Don’t Take Care of Themselves You’ve heard the lectures and the logic…

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Four Surprising Reasons that Make Birding a Sport

My History with Sport Last week, I wrote about how birding can stave off Alzheimer’s disease and keep a person feeling young (ish). I also made the bold claim that birding is one of the biggest sports in the United States. In this edition of Self-Care Sunday, I’ll explain what qualifies birding as a sport (stop giggling). First, let me explain my relationship with exercise and sport. I may have run a half-marathon and a marathon last year, but let…

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The Importance of Speaking Well of Your Children

Self-Care Sundays For the next eight months, I’ll continue the MAPS theme from my Write 31 Days Challenge. I strongly feel that in our self-indulgent culture, we often lose sight of the difference between nurturing ourselves and indulging ourselves. Occasional indulgence won’t hurt anyone, but a steady diet of indulgence that overlooks actual self-care can leave us feeling empty and confused. The acronym MAPS stands for Mental, Academic/Artistic, Physical and Spiritual—the four areas of our lives that we need to…

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