Why is getting your nails done part of virtually every self-care list? Am I the only person who doesn’t think painting my nails counts as self-care? I hate the anxiety of someone else getting so close to my cuticles.
Most new parents are shocked into a state of perpetual horror when they live to see the sleep deprivation of the newborn/infant days. We’ve all been warned by our mother-in-laws and baby-shower attendees that parents are IRL zombies, but
7 Self-Care Strategies for When You’re on Modified Bedrest: Pre-Term Labor Anxiety and Preserving My Sanity
This site initially started off as a way for me to document my pregnancy pains (so basically: an outlet for all my whining), but this is only my second preggers post. And I’m at 32 weeks. Turns out it’s
When you’re three months’ pregnant, bloating feels like having a Braxton-Hicks contraction (which makes your belly feel like a balloon on the verge of popping) layered on top of another Braxton-Hicks contraction paired with lovely back pain and period-like cramps.
By Lilly Howell The water pipe in your kitchen bursts unexpectedly and explosively. The toilet is clogged, again (and it’s looking downright nasty). Your newborn has a rash and your husband is starting to sniffle. Oh, and you’re weathering
“Self-care is giving the world the best of you, instead of what’s left of you.” –– Katie Reed 1. Thou shalt put yourself first. Don’t sacrifice your own well-being for another’s. By taking care of yourself, you’re allowing your
“Being grateful all the time isn’t easy. But it’s when you least feel thankful that you are most in need of what gratitude can give you: perspective. Gratitude can transform any situation. It alters your vibration, moving you from
How to (Effectively) Use Aromatherapy to Reduce Stress I have a lot of essential oils oozing our from all corners of my house: through stone and electric steam diffusers, a rollerball on my desk, in my lotions and mists and,
Every other wellness guru or spiritual teacher tells you to repeat affirmations. Such as: “I am a forgiving soul who chooses love.” “I radiate with compassion.” “I am beautiful and everyone loves me.” If you’ve
Golden milk lattes with turmeric are by far the best coffee substitute that exist. After months of searching for a recipe that was not only budget-friendly but also delicious, I’ve finally concocted one perfect for public consumption. This golden milk latte is terrific