self-care

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Self-Care Resources To Prepare For Holiday Stressors: A Round-Up

At the tail-end of a Hold My Beer, 2016 sort of year, we could all use a little more self-care in our lives. Add to that the typical stressors of a Read...
Ravishly Staff    |   11.18.17   |   SHARE
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I'm leaving Facebook to save myself from the anguish of my newsfeed during the holidays.

Why I'm Leaving Facebook During The Holidays

I'm leaving Facebook to save myself from the anguish of the 'tis the season shopping excursions and elaborate events that go hand-in-hand with the Read...
Crystal Ponti    |   11.17.17   |   SHARE
Minds
 It’s the truth. Winter is coming and we can’t escape it but here's how you can cope with winter.

8 Ways To Cope With Winter Like A Boss

Winter is coming with the cold bite to the wind, the short days and long nights. We can’t escape it but here's how you can cope with winter like a Read...
Carrie Saum    |   11.15.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
"Compassion for myself is not a thing I do." (image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart)

When You Feel Like You're Failing, Stop For Compassion

Compassion for myself is not a thing I do. It is not a thing I have ever done. It is not a thing I feel comfortable doing. It's time I stop for Read...
Joni Edelman    |   11.13.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After
You might not understand but exercise is my way of controlling my chronic illness.

Exercise Is My Way Of Controlling My Chronic Illness

Exercise is empowering for me as a disabled person, which is why I persevere. Exercise is my way of controlling my chronic illness. Read...
Amy Mackelden    |   11.9.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
Connecting to your own self is paramount to connecting to the practice, (image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart)

BBA 2.0: The Self Check-In

Resistance to diving in deeper is normal, and it’s also totally okay. It's important to stop everything, lay down, breathe and do a self check-in. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   11.6.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After

Live Tweeting My Breakup Landed Me In A Mental Hospital

Soon, it became clear that I was heading into full depression territory, and not necessarily just because my relationship ended. Offline, I was Read...
Tracey Lynn Lloyd    |   11.6.17   |   SHARE
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I don't want to be a horrible friend but I want out.

Ask Erin: Am I A Horrible Friend?

I'm seriously considering exiting a friendship. My friend is in an emotionally abusive marriage. I don't want to be a horrible friend but I want out. Read...
Erin Khar   |   11.3.17   |   SHARE
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