On Eating My Pain & Things I Don't Want to Do Anymore

November 24, 2011
When I was a kid, I learned this thing from my mother When she would encounter a situation that displeased her, didn't match up to her standards, or was simply to be ignored completely she would just kind of pat her hands together as if she were washing them This action meant (in no uncertain terms): I'm done with _______ Now, every once and a while, I catch myself just deciding when "enough is enough" and I'm going to give something up I find ... keep reading

On Knowing Your Worth (and Betting on it)

November 22, 2011
This post was written by  Ega Jones, who is just one of my absolute favorite bloggers I feel really honored to have her permision to reprint it here for all of you Let me tell you something about the world that I tried desperately not to know, but was forced to learn No one else will believe in you, or invest any time or money or love in you, if you can’t tell them honestly and confidently how much you’re worth Self-deprecation gets you ... keep reading

Self-Care for the Caregiver

November 17, 2011
I have a sneaking suspicion that many of the people who read this blog are remarkable caregivers, and I have been thinking about all of you this week The thing about being a great caregiver is that it is a quality that is universally liked by those who are being cared for, but sometimes they've been cared for for so long that they don't thank you quite as much as they should Can you envision one person in your life that gives to you ... keep reading

Another Push Towards Self-Care

November 10, 2011
I promised myself that I was going to write a post today, but, you know what I'm going to climb back into bed, snuggle with my sweetheart, and go out to breakfast instead Selfish Probably Necesary Ohmygosh yes I am truly (no nonsense this time) working towards walking my walk, and that includes being sweet to myself when I stop and realize my stres levels have been maxed out daily for the last two weeks How exciting is this! Did you know ... keep reading

What are You Tolerating?

November 08, 2011
So, what are you tolerating Have you ever been asked that question, or asked yourself that question If I had to bet, I would bet you’re tolerating something inside of you that you didn’t even know you had control over But, let me back up The million dollar question you may have asked yourself and others, “How do we obtain a better body image” I’m sure if you read Marzipan’s blog,  you’re wanting to be or already are on the path to ... keep reading
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