Taking Care Of Yourself

Learn how self care can help you when you are depressed.

5 Tips For Taking Care Of Yourself When You’re Depressed

By Lianne Avila | December 11, 2017

It can happen to anyone, when you least expect it. Depression is nothing to feel ashamed about. There are many different reasons, why you can feel depressed. It could be situational. Maybe, you are struggling in your marriage, you lost your job or you have an illness. It could be genetic. Maybe, depression runs in your family. It could also be chemical. The good news is depression is treatable. You will be able to get through it, but you will need some help. The first step is reaching out to others. Talk to friends and family. If that’s not enough,...

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It’s not selfish to put yourself first.

How To Fall In Love With Taking Care Of Yourself

By Lianne Avila | October 23, 2017

Self care, I’m sure you’ve heard about it. People are talking it about it more and more. The reason people are talking about it, is because people are more stressed out than ever before. You want to get ahead, you want to be a great parent, etc. But, there is a cost. And, the cost is you. You aren’t meant to go all day, and then all night. You need to slow down and take breaks. Once you start, you won’t be able to stop. When was the last time you did something for yourself, without guilt? Why do you...

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Learn how letting go will help you feel better about yourself.

What You Need To Know About Taking Care Of Yourself Emotionally

By Lianne Avila | October 12, 2017

You take care of everybody else. So, why aren’t your taking care of yourself? Do you feel it’s selfish? Or, you just don’t have the time. Whatever, the reason, taking care of yourself is a priority. If you don’t, you will grow angry and resentful. Part of emotional self-care is staying in the present. It’s easy to focus on your regrets about the past, or constantly worry about the future. When, in reality you don’t have control over either. It also keeps you away from this present moment. Not to say that it’s not alright to learn from the past,...

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How To Go From Being Emotionally Dependent To Being Emotionally Strong

By Lianne Avila | September 11, 2017

Believe it or not, emotionally strong people feel the same emotions that you do. So, what’s the difference? They learn how to cope with their emotions and move on. They have many of the same setbacks and challenges in life that you do. They don’t view themselves as a victim in the situation. They know they have choices, and they know what choices they need to make. Believe me, I know. It’s probably been 20 or more years since I was that emotionally dependent person. You can sit around and complain that life isn’t fair, or drown yourself in your...

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10 Things That Will Make You Feel Happy

By Lianne Avila | August 15, 2017

You need to believe that you deserve to be happy. The key to happiness — as cliché as it sounds — can’t be found in other people. Happiness begins and ends with you. So take some time to go out and create your own bliss. Happiness is right around the corner! Here are 10 ways to be happy: Choose yourself. Even if it may upset others. This may mean setting better boundaries with friends — or even your boss. This may help you sleep better and feel better about yourself. It’s easy to put ourselves last. Many things get in...

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Are You Taking Good Care Of Yourself? Here’s How To Easily Tell.

By Lianne Avila | July 20, 2017

I’m sure, by now, you have heard of self care. So, the question is why aren’t you doing it? I know, you have a million things to do. You aren’t sure if you’ll ever get them done, but you are sure going to try. This could come with a cost. That cost, is you. Nobody can do it all. But, you are lead to believe that you can. It’s alright to chip away at your to do list. Do a little today and then a little tomorrow, and so on. Make sure you listen to your body and take breaks...

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How To Start Taking Care Of Yourself Today

By Lianne Avila | July 10, 2017

You know you need to take care of yourself. So, why aren’t you doing it? Is it because there are so many distractions? You have work you need to do, or the kids just won’t sit still. It seems there is always a good reason to put yourself last. When you don’t take care of yourself, you will become resentful. This can lead to many problems: low self-esteem, anxiety or depression. You live in a fast paced world. You are told, ‘It’s never enough.’ This leaves you feeling empty and depleted. You may end up getting ahead, but at what...

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21 Tips For Taking Care Of Yourself When You Feel Like Shutting Down

By Lianne Avila | June 3, 2017

We’ve all been there: had a bad day at work, the kids won’t stop screaming and there is nothing in the fridge for dinner. It never ends. You feel like you will never catch up. Life is full of surprises. We can’t go back and we can’t predict the future. It could be you are going through a tough time. A recent break-up or a sudden move. You may also be struggling with anxiety or depression. If that is the case, it’s best to talk to a professional and get it properly treated. Causes for anxiety or depression can vary...

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6 Serious Reasons Why You Should Be Taking Care Of Yourself

By Lianne Avila | May 11, 2017

Taking care of yourself is one of the best things you can do for yourself. It’s easy to put yourself last on the list. You take care of your family and you prioritize work. This doesn’t leave much time for yourself. Our bodies are like a car. They need fuel. Just like you need to fill your car up with fuel, you need to fill your body up with fuel. This starts with getting enough rest, eating nutrient rich foods and drinking plenty of water. And, don’t forget about hygiene. It’s easy to rush out of the house in the...

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10 Signs You Are Not Taking Care Of Yourself

By Lianne Avila | April 17, 2017

Taking care of yourself is one of the best things you can do for your health. And, I’m not just talking physically. I’m talking mentally, as well. Taking care of yourself is not selfish. You should not feel guilty about it. It really is true, you can’t take care of anybody else unless you have taken care of yourself. I see it all the time, you will burn out when you don’t take care of yourself. Why do so many of you put yourself last on the list to be taken care of? Is it an old mindset? There is...

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