The point of doing a challenge like this is to remind ourselves that we deserve nourishing and cherishing. The wise part of you knows self care is a need, not an indulgent whim. What if you treated yourself as the precious being you are?
The symbol and metaphor of a nurturing mother may help us along on our self care journeys. I often advise clients who are mothers to treat themselves with the same tender loving they would show their children. Whether you have had healthy mothering modeled for you or not, strike up the image of an ideal mother … More Self Care Warriors Day 24
Sometimes self care includes allowing ourselves to do something we judge as indulgent. When was the last time you allowed yourself the freedom to indulge?
Anger, envy, despair, fear, rage, defensiveness, hate, pettiness, grief, resentment. So much a part of life, yet so often difficult to embrace. Your task: Negative feelings are important signals that can lead us to further honesty, freedom and aliveness. Notice when your shadow shows up. Just notice without pushing away. Step it up: Be honest … More Self Care Warriors Day 22
We give all the time. Perhaps out of obligation. Perhaps out of guilt. Perhaps to feel needed. What would it be like to give without expectations? To give without conditions? To give just for the sake of generosity and kindness? Your Task: Do something kind for another. Wait an extra minute to hold the door … More Self Care Warriors Day 21