Category Archives: self care

Room for Improvement

One of the many things I love about where I work is that there really is a demonstrated emphasis on work/life balance and self care. Case in point: 4th of July week. In honor of our organizational birthday, summertime, the … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions for 2017: Get Fit

When I finished grad school, I realized that my body had stealthily become a Grad School Bod and I needed to whip myself into shape. I had a gym membership, but I craved more guidance and structure. So, I did … Continue reading

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Things to do this weekend (for people who are bad at relaxing)

I don’t like to wish my days away, but I have been LIVING for this holiday weekend! This summer has been absolutely bananas, on both the work and home fronts, and I am so excited for a few days without anything … Continue reading

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Rituals and Cycles

“Your inbox is overflowing. You’re paralyzed because you have too much to do but don’t know where to start. Your to-do list never seems to get any shorter. You leave work exhausted but have little to show for it.” That’s … Continue reading

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Reblog: No, it’s not you: why ‘wellness’ isn’t the answer to overwork

This article from The Conversation came across my Facebook feed today and I thought it was important to share. Here’s an excerpt: Despite the endless column inches devoted to how we can find balance in our busy working lives, the … Continue reading

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My body, my self

One of the themes of this blog is self-care, and as such, I want to share a personal milestone and revelation with you. I had hip pain for many, many years and only addressed it when acute issues arose. But when … Continue reading

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Challenge: Accepted

I’m a challenge junkie. Have something that flexes my willpower and tests my discipline (and is somewhat interesting)? I’m in. While a lot of the challenges I’ve done in the past are fitness/nutrition-related like the Whole30 or a 30-day plank challenge, … Continue reading

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