What's the difference between self-care and laziness? There's a fine line between taking a mental health break, and simply being lazy. I break down the differences between the two so you can help recognize your patterns and see if there's anything you need to change in your self-care routine!

The other day I received an Instagram message from a follower who was still learning about self-care and what works best for her. She mentioned that she sometimes finds herself using “self-care” as an excuse, instead of an act of self-love. I could definitely relate to her experience. I’m not perfect. Even though I’ve had a longer experience practicing self-care, I unfortunately still occasionally find myself using self-care as an excuse to be lazy. For example, sometimes I find myself binge-watching a new show instead of working on my blog. Even though I know I had the energy and time to work on my priorities,Read More →

Self-care is incredibly important, but it’s especially important through major life transitions. Personally, I discovered this the hard way after I graduated college, got a new job, and moved to a new apartment with new roommates at around the same time. I put self-care to the wayside when I needed it most, and consequently my anxiety spiked. Thankfully, the lovely Kayti from DesigningCourage.com knows plenty about self-care during major life transitions! She was kind enough to let me interview her to learn about her story and important self-care tips! Let’s start with an introduction! Can you tell us a little about yourself? Hi, I’m Kayti!  I am anRead More →