Happy Sunday Reader!
Happy Fathers day to all the dad's out there! (Psst If you are in the US, make sure to give your dad a call today!) I hope all of the dad's out there feel loved and special on this Fathers day.
I came across this quote recently, and it really hit home on a day that I was struggling. Take a moment to read it and see how it resonates with you.
The more I started thinking about my body, the more I thought this was an amazing reminder.
There are so many ways you can use this garden metaphor to support your love of your body. This concept is simple for anyone to understand. If we give our bodies the basics of quality sleep, activity, hydration, and healthy food, we will be providing our body with the care it needs to thrive.
Consider this idea during the week. Instead of being mad at your body for not working at it's peak level, become curious about what is missing to prevent your garden from flourishing.
To continue our garden theme (and because I love pretty things), here are some Etsy ideas for how you can tend your physical garden!
I love these happy metal flowers that will be colorful all year long!
Create a custom walking path with this personalized stone! A great gift for a family member!
Everyone needs a little sun in their life, even if it is a metal sun!
Relax in your garden and enjoy the music of the wind with these glass windchimes!
After you evaluate if you are giving your body the care it needs to thrive, what can you do to provide more care for more thriving? Consider this and see if there is an area of your life to adjust to help with thriving.
I love it when a community comes together to help out a member. That is just the good news I have to share this week! When Linda was struggling and about to be evicted from her long time residence, her neighbors came to the rescue! Check out this amazing story!
If you are in the gardening mood, check out the wellness benefits that gardening gives you! Even a small garden or even container gardening has been shown to provide noticeable health benefits! If you are a gardener, what health benefits have you noticed?
One of my favorite parts of summer, are slow summer days spent relaxing outside with friends. A fun addition to those gatherings is a festive, ice cold beverage for everyone to enjoy! To accommodate everyone, I prefer to have a mocktail or non-alcoholic cocktail that still feels festive and special. Here are a ton of ideas for mocktails for you to include at your next gathering!
Happy Sunday Reader! How do you handle change in your life? Change is inevitable in any life, and learning to navigate change without forgetting your self-care practice is key to success. Keep reading for self-care tips that will help you through changes. Here is an opportunity to practice your self-care through a period of change. As I am focusing more on my financial planning work, I find that I need to transition my time away from Self-Care Sunday. So this will be the last edition of...
Happy Sunday Reader! In the US, today is Mother's day. A holiday started in the US in the early 1900's but has been acknowledged in other parts of the worlds back to the days of the Ancient Greeks and Romans. Everyone has a soft spot for their mothers! Random fact: Did you know that phone calls spike 37% on Mother's day compared to a regular Sunday? Those are a lot of phone calls that mothers really appreciate! Self care tip..... Mother's spend much of their time taking care of other...
Happy Sunday Reader! It finally feels like summer may be just around the corner! Finally! One of my favorite parts of summer is how it feels like everyone is out, about, and mingling. I run into so many people in the summer, that I never see the rest of the year! Loneliness can happen any time of the year, but it can be especially difficult in the summer when it seems like everyone is doing things with other people. Self care tip..... Social media, Zoom, smart phones, and email have left us...