Posts about self care

dried up Christmas tree

How to Beat the January Blues

The holidays are over. Ornaments are falling off your drooping Christmas tree, and the kids have tracked crunchy needles all over the house. The papers you left on your desk before the break have mated and multiplied. The snow that was so ... Read More  

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Summer Siesta

You know that level of exhaustion where you walk into a room, stand there for five minutes, and realize you don’t know why you’re there? Where it takes three times as long as normal to make earth-shaking decisions like “Do ... Read More  

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The Only Two New Year’s Resolutions You Actually Need to Make

Like most people probably did, I spent a fair bit of time in December reflecting on 2015 and thinking about what I wanted to achieve in 2016. I made a huge list of goals. And then, because I’m nerdy ... Read More  

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Lifespan of a Friendship: How To Tell When It’s Time to Let Go

My dad got transferred a lot when I was young, so as a kid, I knew that friendship was temporary – sooner or later, we’d move, and I’d never see those people again.* I think this is one of the reasons ... Read More