(For MY groupinar peeps ) Stay away from 502

Its a bad gateway, yall. So if you were just in my BH Groupinar, something went wrong and none of us can get in. I sent an email to the groupinar team so hopefully they will fix the problem. I don’t think we will get back into the Groupinar today, but please feel free to […]

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Coffee, Cats, and Yard Ghosts

Coffee, cats, and yard ghosts. These are the three things that bring me joy right now. I’ve done quite a few more self-care webinars than usual this past week and it’s starting to seep in a little. The first thing I always ask of my tribe is to “Name three things that bring you joy […]

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Another Self-Care Moment in The Gym

Ugggh. That’s how I feel about the gym. Just. ugggggh. That’s nothing new. My choice self-care practice has no rapid movement involved. The slower paced the better – that’s usually how I prefer to wind down and relax. But just because excerise isn’t my ideal form of self-care, it is relatively important in terms of […]

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Self-Care Moment: Just Do it.

I’m not exactly sure what to write. This happens all of the time. I start overthinking my blog posts and then lose interest, spirit, and, frankly, my train of thought. But I don’t want to stop writing all together, as I have in the past. So I’ll just let it flow and see what happens, […]

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Self-Care Moment: all about the integration

If youve been to my webinars or perused my website, you know that I am a huge fan of maximizing time by trying to add in a little self-care wherever you can. So that’s what I’m doing right now- while peddling on this damn excercize bike at physical therapy. You may also know that I […]

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When self-care is not the answer…

Ugggh. It’s really annoying when self-care gets thrown around as the only solution to clearly fixable problem.Okay, so this is mostly just a rant, but Im sure I’m not the only one who has felt this way. So here goes. Self-care is amazing and super important. I preach this stuff for a living. I’d even […]

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Self-Care Moment – 30 Second Challenge

One of the biggest barriers that I’ve faced on my journey to taking better care of myself had been time. Sometimes it’s hard to find the time, sometimes it’s difficult to take the time, but almost always I forgot to pause the time. You can do a whole lotta stuff in 30 seconds Let’s think […]

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Every moment is a self-care moment.

If making your bed everyday is an act of self-care, can leaving it disheveled be one too? Lately, I’ve been toying with the idea of adjusting how we see and define self-care. Since my work has continually led me to find that most of the things we do in life serve a significant purpose, it’s […]

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New Year, Same You

I hate to break it to you, but you are the same person that you were on December 31 of last year. Sure we can have goals for self improvement and we can definitely grow in our efforts to achieve them, but at the end of the day I will always be Amanda Marie Smith. […]

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Essential self-care Tips and Tricks

Essential Self-Care Tips and Tricks I bet you think that I’m going to tell you exactly how to practice self-care. Well, I am; but this is not your typical trendy list of prescriptive self-care tasks. The way I look at it, true self-care comes from a way of thinking more than a list of doing […]

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