31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 18

Day 18: Just say no. Saying no is empowering. It really is. It allows you to see how much power you have over your choices. Saying no is ok. At a young age we've learned that sharing is caring. We were taught to give. If your peer asked to play with your toy, you were … Continue reading 31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 18

31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 17

Day 17: Enjoy a moment of silence. This challenge is actually easier than we make it. When I started to notice the opportunities I had to enjoy silence, I noticed how beneficial it is. During those time I've started to think positive thoughts and think on all God has done for me. I use that … Continue reading 31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 17

31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 16

Day 16: Do something creative. The beautiful thing is creativity can be an expression of who you are.   I like to think of it as coloring outside of the lines of a black and white picture. Creativity can be what you want it to be. There is no right or wrong way to be … Continue reading 31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 16

31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 15

Day 15: Write down who you need to forgive and why. Have you heard the phrase, unforgiveness is like drinking poison? Although your resentment and/or anger is directed towards someone else, it is actually doing more harm to yourself. You are carrying an emotional weight. You are allowing stress to break your body down. You … Continue reading 31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 15

31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 14

Day 14: Stretch for at least 20 minutes An important part of taking care of yourself is taking care of your body, the physical man. That is something I have learned and am still learning. Alongside trying to eat healthier and being mindful of what I am consuming I am also trying to be mindful … Continue reading 31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 14

31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 13

Day 13:  Get a manicure and pedicure Welcome back! I hope you are still hanging in there with the 31 Day Self Care Challenge! I know I have been and boy has it been a challenge! The fun part of self care is that you can be creative with it. Day 13 was all about … Continue reading 31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 13

31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 12

Day 12: Create a gratitude list. At one point, I was so overwhelmed by what was happening around me that I did more complaining then thanking. I spent nights and days going through an emotional roller coaster. It was physically exhausting. Until one day, I realized I am blessed. Although my circumstance was not what … Continue reading 31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 12

31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 11

Day 11: Do one thing you've been putting off. What have you been putting off? It can be so easy to put off everything you want to do because you have to tend to the needs of others. Today's challenge is to do something that you always wanted to do, something you've been pushing aside! … Continue reading 31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 11

31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 10

Day 10: Write a love letter to yourself. This goes hand in hand with the challenge for day 9. Be honest with yourself.  Write what you absolutely love about yourself.  I understand this can be difficult for some. For every con there is a pro. Examples: Con: I'm too nice, people walk over me. Pro: … Continue reading 31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 10

31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 9

Day 9: Journal I was challenged to journal every day for 10 minutes.  Journal about what? Anything.  Whatever I felt.  After taking on the challenge I was able to release alot of creativity and mental strain. I wrote just to write, for myself.  It was beautiful! When you journal, you can release the clutter in … Continue reading 31 Day Self Care Challenge: Day 9