When you hear that women can have it all do you start to think it might be more apt to say that women can do it all?
Women are mothers, partners, bosses, employees, colleagues, daughters, sisters, best friends, clients, mentors, and caretakers to everyone. So, it makes sense that women can get caught up in the endless demands heaped upon our heads, right?
When you focus on being all things to everyone you start to lose who you are,
Shocking, I know. Self-care truly is a necessity, not a luxury. Incorporating it in our daily routines should be a priority, not something we attempt to fit in on occasion.
Let’s be real with ourselves, Divas. Ask yourselves the following:
Are you able to create time for yourself without guilt? Are fun, leisure activities a priority for you? Do you honestly know what your needs are when it comes to self-care?
Married life, children, a career, community service…that’s just the beginning of the list of responsibilities that I have. At some point not too long after my youngest son was born I realized I was just floating along. I was unhappy. I was doing “things” but nothing that truly brought me joy or a sense of purpose. I felt ashamed to admit it because I had a beautiful family, a great job and all the things that seemingly should have made me happy and fulfilled.
At the beginning of the year I was in a special place – nervous about first full year of being a full-time entrepreneurs, lots of uncertainties. Made it a point to be happy and enjoy happy moments. I found myself in a situation where I was focusing more on negative things.
I’ve come to realize that when I’m happy and enjoying life, my children respond in a positive manner. My goal is to provide them with habits and routines so they can begin forming healthy wellness routines at an early age.
Watching my daughter has taught me so much about the power of self-love.
We’re all brought into this world filled with love and joy. At some point, something happens that causes things to shift in our world to make us believe we are not worthy. That realization helps me to watch my words and actions and shower my children with love and positive words and affirmations daily so they’ll always know and believe how great they are –
Do you feel like you’re the best version of you right now, or do you wish that you could improve in someway? We all have a ‘higher self’ somewhere. This is the best version of us; the happiest, most confident version that’s living out their dreams and passions. But how do you become this version?
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Many of us lead very busy lives,
There’s nothing better than being an independent woman and making your own money. The feeling of going into a store and picking out what you want before slapping down your own credit card (that you’ll be paying off promptly as soon as the credit card bill arrives) is incredible – there’s nothing like being your own financial boss. Here are a few ideas about how you can use your own money to treat yourself…
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