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Tag: Self-care

36 Things I Learned From 36 Years of Living

This week I’m celebrating my 36th birthday. 36… I find myself saying that number a lot these days. It’s impossible not to think about how much I’ve learned or how far I’ve come in 36 years. As a tribute to my 36 years of…

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Why You Should Never Stop Dating Yourself

Last Saturday night, I took a little extra time with my makeup and my hair. I spent a longer than normal amount of time finding a dress that flattered my figure in all the right places along with the perfect heels to accent the outfit. I wanted to look my best because I was going on a date…with myself.

How EMDR Therapy Changed The Grieving Process For Me

On May 21, 2006, my father passed away at the very young age of 45. I struggled with his loss a great deal in the beginning. I didn’t want to be part of “the club.” Like George, and many others, I didn’t know how to exist in a world where my dad didn’t.

Expectation vs. Reality – Hot Yoga

In my never-ending quest for self-care, living a healthy lifestyle, and relaxation, I tried hot yoga at Element Hot Yoga for the first time this week. I’ve taken several yoga classes, but it’s been a while-and none of them were hot.

Expectation vs. Reality: Self-Care

Welcome to the newest series within the You First blog: Expectation vs. Reality! In this series of posts, I’ll break down the expectations we set for ourselves with various areas of our life (self-care, fitness, happiness, etc.), the reality that actually occurs, and how to accept that reality.

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