Where is that dress you’ve been saving for a special occasion? Or those earrings you like but you only wear when you go out? Has it been a while since you wore red lipstick or worn your hair in that cute style? This is not the time to be humble or austere. When was the … More Self Care Warriors Day 28
Part of self-care is being in touch with our own particular needs and desires. This involves both self-awareness and self-acceptance. It involves embracing how you are different. No easy task, I know. In what ways are you different? How do you embrace your uniqueness? Your task: Set a timer for about 10 minutes. Without censoring … More Self Care Warriors Day 27
What do you most deeply desire? What does your soul long for? Perhaps it’s peace or stability. Perhaps it’s connection or more fun. What do you want? Your task: Sense your desire. Let go of judgements or obligations and name what it is you really want. Imagine having it. Notice what it brings up for … More Self Care Warriors Day 26
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