Self Care: Ideal VS Realistic

There’s a common misconception surrounding the practice of self care. It’s not all spa days, bubble baths, and a mani/pedi. Even so, there is more to this term than just breathing, practicing mindfulness, and being grateful. The truth is self care is such a personal thing. You may love going out on dates by yourself once a week. Maybe you take a nap when your kids are sleeping helps calm you. What I like to do won’t necessarily be what helps for you.

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5 Overlooked Productivity Hacks

Today I want to talk about productivity hacks we often overlook or aren’t really aware of. During my journey to use my time more wisely, as well as be as present as I can be for those I love, I have tried a lot of different techniques and methods. Some have significantly changed the ways I have viewed “being busy” as well as the getting stuff done motto. Personally, I don’t know a single person who doesn’t need help in this department. These six hacks have helped me reach some pretty goals--planning a wedding in less than four months and starting a new career with a side business. There are a couple on this list that may be well known, but I have included because I think there are beneficial for less common reasons.

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