Tag: self care

Declutter Your Brain

Memorial Day … the unofficial start of summer. A tough academic year is nearly behind students and families, and it is time to “break out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer” as the old song lyrics remind us. Vacation planning fever is about to hit, and perhaps the beach is calling for us.
What better time to think about unwinding and centering ourselves? My readers know that I usually blog ways to declutter your home, office, and life, yet this seems like an opportune time to consider a different kind of “cleaning up” entirely.

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Bored? Take a Free, Online Class

Are you finding yourself with time on your hands due to the pandemic or winter weather? If you are bored why not use the time to take a free online class from Harvard, Stanford, MIT, or other top universities? There are so many interesting classes from which to choose. They say one should never stop learning. It keeps the mind active and creates new neuron paths that may help ward off memory issues as one ages

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Quarantine Got You Down? Nineteen Guilt-Free Ways to Pass the Time

We are hitting the two-year mark for the COVID-19 pandemic. If you or a family member must quarantine, don’t let the quarantine get you down. Here are nineteen guilt-free ways to pass the time

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You Don’t Have to be On-Call 24/7

Just because technology enables you to be available 24/7 doesn’t mean you have to be. You need some down time for your mental health.

You may ask how is that even possible in this day and age? Here are some ideas to take you off the 24/7 treadmill.

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News Flash: You Don’t Have to Work 24/7

With Labor Day and the annual frenzy of returning to school and work approaching, let’s talk about finally striving to achieve a reasonable work/life balance.

Many of us fall into the trap of working all the time, thanks to tools and technology that make this possible, especially for those who work from home. While it can be satisfying to accomplish a lot, it can also be detrimental to our mental health. We all need down time, fun time, and family and friend time. How can we achieve that if we are being constantly sucked back into our work life in our off time? So… How can we start to carve out some time for ourselves?

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Fresh and Unexpected Ways to Make Time for Yourself

Now more than ever we may feel we are doing way too much. With either working from home or having our children learning from home, let’s face it, life has changed. Some of it is for the better, and some not so much. Before you find yourself facing burnout, why not seek out fresh and unexpected ways to make time for yourself.

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