5 Simple Self-Care Practices You Can Implement Now

Between work, home, and social responsibilities do you often feel that all your time is spent taking care of others? Neglecting self-care is easy in a busy world, but the consequences can be serious. It’s not OK to allow your mental, physical, and emotional health to suffer in the name of “doing it all.” Adding self-care practices to your daily …

The 9 Biggest Obstacles to Your Creativity

It’s no wonder why adult coloring books have become wildly popular. Exploring and indulging in creative endeavors is one of the best ways for busy moms to reduce stress and enjoy life more. Doing creative things helps to melt away your worry as you allow yourself to just be joyous and have fun. Creativity is truly a gift. Unfortunately, few …

5 Easy Ways To Create Joy Today

5 Easy Ways to Create Joy Today

“I just want to feel joy.” Don’t we all? I can’t say that I’ve ever met a busy mom who didn’t crave joy. Lasting happiness. An ongoing pleasurable experience with life. Unfortunately, when we’re stuck in our often chaotic daily routines, joy can seem hard to come by. But in reality, joy doesn’t have to be hard to manifest in …

Spring Renewal Rituals

Spring Renewal Rituals

Spring is certainly in the air (and allergies are running rampant… ugh). This is my favorite time of the year to refocus and re-energize. I don’t know about you, but I often find myself in a post-Winter/beginning of Spring depression. Whether there are goals I haven’t yet achieved or resolutions that have fallen by the wayside, it’s easy for me …

5 Signs of a True Friendship

5 Signs of a True Friendship

There’s this viral post floating around that’s resurfaced recently and caught my eye. The article titled “I Suck at Being a Friend Right Now” is insanely relatable; because what busy mom hasn’t been there? We all feel the strain and pain of being the worst friend ever. Or at least feeling like we’re the worst. I’ve been there more times …

Are You Guilty of These Seven Deadly Thinking Sins

Are You Guilty of These Seven Deadly Thinking Sins?

Life would be much more enjoyable if we could only recognize our poor thinking patterns and replace them with more positive thoughts. Negativity has a way of making its way into our thoughts and it largely goes unrecognized. The most important first step to changing your negative thoughts is to notice when they creep in and eliminate them on the …

7 Benefits of Practicing Gratitude Every Day

7 Benefits of Practicing Gratitude Every Day

Science has proven that being grateful leads to a higher quality of life. People who express gratitude regularly live longer, are healthier, and also have a lower incidence rate of overweight, obesity, stress, anxiety and chronic disease. It may seem like an outrageous claim, but the truth is gratitude changed my life. Once I created a habit of being thankful …