self care

You Need a Hug

***Dedicated to my friend Lisa who put me onto the importance of 20-second hugs***   International Hugging Day falls on the 21st of January. I know that’s a way off, but it’s always good to be prepared. Why does hugging need a special day anyway? Really, we should be rolling in hugs every day. There’s […]

The Power of Naps

For time untold, cats have had the right idea. Naps are good. It’s not lazy or unproductive; in fact, it could be the most productive thing you do all day! Napping can refresh the mind, boost creativity and intelligence, and improve health. Even big companies like Uber, Google, and Ben & Jerry’s are encouraging their […]

I Like To Move It Move It – Reasons To Get Off That Chair

Actually, I hate moving. I like to snuggle up in a cozy spot, preferably with a conveniently placed sunbeam, and not move from there until my bladder is bursting or I’m desperate for some coffee. This is a Bad Thing. Why? Because movement affects every function and process of the body. You’ve heard of healthy […]

A Touch of Sun

Welcome to the first in a series of self-care pieces we’ll be showcasing. We’ll look at a number of self-care tips, the science behind them, and how to put them into practice yourself. Today we’ll talk about sunlight. Featured Photo by Kerrythe Mahaffey What is It? The sun. That giant star in the center of […]

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