The Passionate Life Blog
(February 19, 2020: Dr. Mara in Thrive Global) Before You Can Love Others, You Must Love Yourself First
Many of us are well aware of the importance of self-love, but how do we really learn to love ourselves. These few tips will help to get you started.
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(February 17, 2020) Affordable Ways to Fit Self-Care Into Your Busy Life, by Guest Blogger, Emma Grace Brown of EmmaGraceBrown.com
Self-care is all about making time for you, but finding the time to care for yourself is easier said than done. Without room in your schedule — or your budget — self-care can often seem nearly impossible. So, here are some effective ways to work self-care into your life without draining your wallet or sacrificing too much of your time.
(February 3, 2020: Dr. Mara in Medium.com) On The Brink of Burn-Out at the Start of 2020: Why I Needed to Take My Own Advice About Self-Care Seriously
I had to come to the hard truth that I haven’t been doing such a great job of taking care of myself. I felt like I had hit a wall. With little energy, feeling emotionally drained, and having difficulty focusing, I was finding it difficult to remain passionate about anything at all.
“It’s so hard to say, ‘goodbye, farewell, may your road be gentle and take you to beautiful places.” ~ Barefoot Doctor, Barefoot Doctor’s Guide to the Tao
(October 17, 2019) Seniors and Stress: What’s Normal and What You Can Do About It, by Guest Blogger, Melissa Howard of StopSuicide.info
The reality is that there will always be stressors in life, and for seniors, they’re usually related to the changes that come with aging – not just how you feel physically but also emotional challenges. Guest Blogger, Melissa Howard, gives some tips for seniors coping with stress.
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