How to Have the Perfect Spa Day at Home

By Jennifer McDougall The perfect spay day does not always just happen. Sometimes it takes planning and preparation. First, we must set aside one whole day to give time and loving care back to ourselves. Then, for many caregivers, we have to let those we care for that we are taking a little break, and…

How to Refill Your Emotional Tank

By Jennifer McDougall Relieve yourself from emotional exhaustion by taking time to refill your own emotional needs so you can begin feeling happy and healthy again. So many of us feel worn out and drained over time from giving much of ourselves to those we care for and forget to take time to rest and…

Self-Care During Quarantine for Families

By Syrenthia Colino Families everywhere are quarantined in their homes. Suddenly, we all find ourselves together 24/7 with nothing else to do but spend time together. While your children may roll their eyes or give you the ever-loving ‘I’m bored’ every 20 minutes, this can be a great time to connect, have fun, and let…

Self-Care Guide to Starting the Year off Fresh

By Jennifer McDougall As this year and decade come to an end, we are overwhelmed with feelings of gratitude. We look forward to a brand new year of endless possibilities, opportunities, and a substantial amount of self-care. While preparing for a fresh start, we have decided to take a few moments to write down a…

What to do When Life Feels Out of Control

By Jennifer McDougall “Be like a duck, paddling and working very hard inside the water, but what everyone sees is a smiling and calm face.”― Manoj Arora Start by asking yourself important questions such as, “Does this task or project reflect my values or subtract from what I stand for? Does this friend add value to…

Social Self-Care Ideas for Caregivers

By Jennifer McDougall Have you found yourself getting caught up in your day-to-day routine that you can’t even remember the last time you got together with friends and family? Did you know that socializing is crucial to staying resilient and healthy? You can remain well-rounded in your self-care practices by implementing social activities that do…

Self-Care for Emotional Healing

“Emotional health is an important part of overall health. Emotionally healthy people control their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. … This means you are aware of your emotions. You can deal with them, whether they are positive or negative. Emotionally healthy people still feel stress, anger, and sadness.” – Family Doctor. org By Jennifer McDougall Life certainly…

Caregivers: How to Create a Self-Care Routine

By Jennifer McDougall Are you struggling to set aside time for yourself to stick to your self-care routine? Well, we are here to help! Creating a self-care routine is easy. Let us show you how to simply design a schedule that includes rejuvenation practices that allow you to relax and unwind. Download this free planner…

Self-Care for Your Mind

“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” — Maya Angelou By Jennifer McDougall Caring for your mental health is something we all must do each and every day. To avoid burnout, we must constantly be aware of our energy levels and how…

Why is Self-Care Essential for Caregivers?

“When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.”– Jean Shinoda Bolen By Jennifer McDougall Often, it seems as though we spend the majority of our time running around and taking care of others while spending little time taking…