Posts for the Topic self-care

Managing self-care through self-reflective journal writing

Two journals and two pencils on a white desk.

Life is a balancing act and sometimes it can really test our perseverance. We are constantly juggling and multitasking a number of different things from work, assignments, plans with friends, personal downtime- you name it. There can be so much on your plate that it’s hard to prioritize your mental well-being. When this happens, it’s time to take a step back and practice some self-care strategies.

Mindfulness and self-care: Taking breaks the right way

Bruce Banner saying "That's my secret, I'm always on break"

In the whirlwind of exams, assignments, labs, and applying to jobs and graduate programs, life can get a little hectic during school. When there’s so much on your plate, it seems counterintuitive to take regular breaks and give yourself time to breathe and relax.

Stress, Over- and Under- Eating, Ways to Cope

Stress can be caused by many different situations, but it can also affect many different parts of your life.  For me personally, it affects my food habits the most; specifically what I am eating and how much I am eating.  This then cycles back to being more stressed out because I am hungry, not eating the right foods, and worried about possibly gaining or losing too much weight, while still having to do all the things that made me stressed out in the first place.

Treat Yo Self (Well)

Me listening to Beyonce's single, "Formation"

I’ve been wanting to write a post about confidence for a while now, but I never really knew how to.

Blog topics

  1. 2020 (19)
    1. October (1)
    2. September (1)
    3. August (3)
    4. July (3)
    5. June (5)
    6. May (3)
    7. April (1)
    8. March (1)
    9. January (1)
  2. 2019 (26)
    1. November (1)
    2. July (1)
    3. June (1)
    4. May (4)
    5. April (5)
    6. March (4)
    7. February (5)
    8. January (5)
  3. 2018 (49)
    1. December (3)
    2. November (4)
    3. October (4)
    4. September (3)
    5. August (4)
    6. July (4)
    7. June (5)
    8. May (5)
    9. April (4)
    10. March (4)
    11. February (4)
    12. January (5)
  4. 2017 (28)
    1. November (2)
    2. October (1)
    3. August (4)
    4. July (4)
    5. June (3)
    6. May (1)
    7. April (3)
    8. March (4)
    9. February (4)
    10. January (2)
  5. 2016 (37)
    1. December (2)
    2. November (6)
    3. October (5)
    4. September (4)
    5. July (3)
    6. June (1)
    7. April (3)
    8. March (5)
    9. February (7)
    10. January (1)
  6. 2015 (20)