Self Love

“Self care”, “me time”, “recharging”, all mean one thing to us – time to tune out the whole and focus on your own needs.

Everyone’s “self love” looks a bit different. We hope our version of self love can bring a little care into your own practice.

Selfish or Self Care?

“This past week, I’ve really been struggling with what it means to be “selfish”. Working from home, I am loving distance from my coworkers, the hustle and bustle of the courthouse, and, quite frankly, the clients. Guilt begins to set in when I think about how I am enjoying my time at home while others are suffering from a global pandemic; how I get to spend time with loved ones, when many of my clients are stuck at home with their abusers, with nowhere to go to escape…..”

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Making the best of your “quarantime”

“There’s no need to point out the obvious; what we are going through as a collective society the last couple weeks is unprecedented. I don’t want to rehash the details, because frankly, the more people talk about it, the more anxious I become. Given my predisposition to anxiety (aka generalized anxiety disorder) and the world erupting into general paranoia, I’ve had a really hard time separating truth from hype……”

These are a few of my favorite things!

“There’s no need to point out the obvious; what we are going through as a collective society the last couple weeks is unprecedented. I don’t want to rehash the details, because frankly, the more people talk about it, the more anxious I become. Given my predisposition to anxiety (aka generalized anxiety disorder) and the world erupting into general paranoia, I’ve had a really hard time separating truth from hype……”

Why I listen to (and ignore) my self talk

“Throughout the course of a day or a week, we assume many different roles. During the day, I am an advocate (my job), but when I leave, I take on the role of avid yogi, friend, daughter, sister, committee member, and more. I don’t always notice when I switch from role to role, but there is a palpable sense of ease I feel when I transition from work to home; from being bubbly and animated, to being relaxed and withdrawn; from a messy office desk to a clean, cozy apartment…..”

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