Taking Care Of Yourself

Why Should I Take Care Of Myself? How many of you even know what self care is? Learn how taking care of yourself will make you and your family happy.

Why Should I Take Care Of Myself? Here Are The Top 20 Reasons.

By Lianne Avila | May 29, 2018

I’m sure by now you’ve heard of self care. This is something a lot of people are talking about these days. But, not a lot of people are practicing it. So, why not? I ask a lot of my clients what their self care plan looks like. And, the number one answer I get is, ‘What is that?’ Then they Google, Why Should I Take Care Of Myself? Honestly, I think that is kind of sad. People are too busy working or taking care of others, to even think about taking care of themselves. This may come from a very...

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Learn some simple tips for taking care of yourself.

Taking Care Of Yourself Is The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Family

By Lianne Avila | April 17, 2018

You take care of everybody else, so, why aren’t you taking care of yourself? I know you know about putting your oxygen mask on first in an airplane. So, why are you putting yours on last? In the end you aren’t helping anyone. Are you starting to wonder why you are feeling burnt out, and don’t enjoy your family anymore? If you answered yes, then you are definitely in the danger zone. If you don’t change now, you will definitely regret it. You could end up depressed or ridden with anxiety. Here are 5 tips to help you start taking...

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You can get help and live a reasonably happy life.

The Best Recipes To Help Fight The Wintertime Blues

By Lianne Avila | January 30, 2018

This is also known as, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). If you have this, you don’t have to suffer alone or in silence. There are more people that suffer from SAD, than you think. This means you are not alone. Unfortunately, a lot of people may not realize they have it or want to talk about it. Talking about it, is actually one of the best things you can do. Please don’t feel embarrassed or ashamed. People suffer from SAD for many different reason. It could be chemical, genetic or the environment. The good news is, it’s treatable. Here are 6...

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You can fall in love with taking care of yourself.

How To Fall In Love With Taking Care Of Yourself. Mind. Body. Spirit.

By Lianne Avila | January 2, 2018

The New Year is here. Where did 2017 go? It was gone in the blink of an eye. You did a great job of taking care of everyone else. You made sure the kids lunches were made and got them to school. You rocked your last presentation at the office. And, you did all of this on little to no sleep. You need to start taking care of yourself. Now, these are all great things. But, what happened to putting yourself first? You did all of this and now you are feeling burnt out. You don’t understand why it is...

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Tips For Taking Care Of Yourself As A Parent

11 Tips For Taking Care Of Yourself As A Parent

By Lianne Avila | December 19, 2017

Parenting is no easy job. You don’t have any PTO that you can store up and use. It’s something you have to learn to get through. After a while, you end up putting yourself last on the list. This can lead to resentment and burnout. I know you need to do the dishes, take the kids to school and go to the grocery store. You’re thinking how can I fit anytime in for me? Or, my husband never helps out around the house anymore, and the house still needs to be taken care of. So, you must do all the...

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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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