This is a guest post by Nicole Akers, a blogger and curator of health information at nicoleakers.com. We swapped posts today as part of a 7-day blogging challenge we both joined. Thanks, Nicole, for sharing some valuable information that is a great follow up my earlier post on sleep We want it and we want it now. We live in the information age, are constantly connected socially or … [Read more...] about Sleep, Gotta Get It
Do you get enough sleep? A long time ago for an area business journal, I wrote a profile about a high-ranking executive who moved through her life at warp speed. I no longer recall her name and company, but I still remember her motto: I’ll sleep when I die. Even if we don’t come out and say it so directly, many of us act as if that’s our motto, too. I sure did. Until several years … [Read more...] about How to Wreck Your Life in 5 Hours or Less
One of the most difficult concepts I ever had to learn – and that I still sometimes struggle with - was the importance of putting me first. As Moms, our lives revolve around other people, especially if we take care of little people. We make sure they get where they need to be. We put meals on the table. We help with homework, volunteer at schools, assist with extracurricular activities, give … [Read more...] about Self Care vs. Self Sacrifice: Which Do You Choose?