Tag: self-care

A break for crafting and self-care…

As this post goes live, I will be at the CAPERS Passage to Motherhood conference in Brisbane, Australia, and I rather hope that I will be spending a bit of my time in the red tent crafting area which is…

Time for a self-care reminder!

We are, and I must admit that I’m a bit shocked to realise this, nearly a quarter of the way through 2017. And, even more shockingly, I haven’t yet posted one post this year offering a reminder about self-care, so…

On burnout…

“Health-care organisations should move beyond a culture of endurance, which overvalues stoicism and dismisses complaints as signs of weakness, and help clinicians be better at self-care than they are at present. 21st-century patients demand more than in the past, rightfully…

It’s self-care time for me!

I go on quite a bit about self-care. I write blog posts about it, sharing lists and ideas and reminders at special times, and one of the reasons I do this is because I think that it is easy to…

A garden-related self-care reminder

Almost a year ago, I uploaded an article I had written about self-care and promised to keep revisiting this really important topic.  Since then, I’ve written a couple of posts with specific ideas (one of which is available here and…

Ten ideas for self-care (2)

It’s that time of the month!  The time when I remind everyone (myself included) of the importance of self-care and, as with last month, I have listed ten more random ideas for self-care.  You are invited to pick one or…

Ten ideas for self-care (1)

After I wrote a recent post and article on self-care, I said I would revisit this topic every so often, so here I am again to remind you of the importance of feeding your own soul so that you can…

The self-care club

A few weeks ago, I posted an article about self-care, and I have been receiving emails and comments about it ever since … mostly from people saying thank you for writing and posting it, agreeing that it is vital that…

Caring for ourselves…

When Audre Lorde (1988) wrote that, “caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare”, she was dealing with serious illness.  These words, however, are often quoted in articles on self-care, and…