Take Care: 5 Benefits of a Self-Care Routine

Self-care has many benefits. Besides simply feeling better in that particular moment of practice, it also offers many proven ways to manage long-term stress, allowing you to bring more to others and to make you more productive overall. So what exactly are some of these benefits of self-care?   From helping boost your immune system to discovering a deeper self, here are five benefits of creating a self-care routine. Plus, we’ve even listed a few self-care tips to set you on the right … [Read more...]

‘Me Time’ at the Spa: An Ideal Stress Reliever

Many moms who are currently at home are probably dreaming of when they can plan a visit to the spa, and there are good reasons for it. Treating yourself kindly and pampering yourself is a key to weathering life’s tough times, according to researchers at Duke University. Self-kindness — the kind you show when you take the time to have a massage or a facial — is known to “eliminate a lot of the anger, depression and pain we experience when things go badly for us.” How can something as simple as … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Stress Relievers for the Working Mom

Working mothers need to find a way to destress after a full day of working and then having to return home to start cooking, helping the children with homework and the list of a mother just gets longer and longer. You don’t want to return home and take the stress out on your family who can’t wait to throw their arms around you. Being a mother can be one of the most rewarding and stressful ‘jobs’ you will ever have, so you have to find the perfect ways to destress. Make sure that whatever you … [Read more...]