Self-Care in Real Life: How to Make it Happen

Self-Care is becoming a more popular idea these days and I couldn’t be happier about it. I am a huge self-care advocate! I try really hard to cultivate a lifestyle for myself that is happy, healthy and balanced. Doing so has completely changed things for me in such a positive way.

That’s why I share as much as I can about self-care and how to implement it in your life. Taking care of ourselves is so important and so beneficial, on so many levels.

To me, self-care is about tending to our mental and emotional health, as well as our physical health.

There is a definite connection between the mind and body, and when we embrace it, we find a more balanced and holistic sense of well-being. Not only does this make us a more well-rounded person – a happier and healthier individual – but it effects our relationships with everyone around us, too. The benefits go far beyond just ourselves.

So, what does that look like exactly? I’m glad you asked! I created a self-paced, online course called The Ultimate Self-Care Guide, and it walks you through the steps to create a self-care lifestyle, complete with a personalized action plan.

Here’s a quick look at the course material and what you can expect…

Self-Care Online Course

Let’s Get Healthy

The first segment is all about our relationship with our bodies and how to start our physical health journey from a place of self-love. You truly won’t see lasting, sustainable changes unless you’re cultivating a loving relationship with yourself. If you have a hard time with this, you’re not alone! I struggled for the better part of my life with body image and appreciating who I was and what I look like (and sometimes still do! It’s a totally natural, human thing to do!)

Of course we’ll also get practical and discuss tips for developing healthy habits like eating well and staying active.

Self-Care Online Course

Mental and Emotional Well-Being

In the second segment of the course, I talk about how to tend to your mental and emotional well-being and why it’s so important. Our lives are busy and complicated, and full of things like stress, anxiety, overwhelm, even bad moods. We can’t ignore those parts of our lives but unfortunately many people do. We tend to push through them and pretend they aren’t there, or we end up creating negative habits in order to deal with them.

This segment dives into how to deal with these issues head on and develop tools that you can use when facing the tough issues in your life. As always, there are practical tips and realistic action-steps.

Self-Care Online Course

Mind + Body Connection

This is an exciting segment for me because I get to share with you one of my greatest self-care tools: yoga! Keep an open mind here. If you automatically thought, “I can’t do yoga. This isn’t for me.” Give it a chance. We won’t be doing any type of advance postures or power yoga. This is simply an introduction to the tools yoga offers to cultivate the relationship between the mind and body.

I’ll walk you through the steps to starting your own home yoga practice!

Self-Care Online Course

The Action Plan

The final segment of the course is the most important and powerful part: the action plan. We’ll take everything we learned in the first three segments and create a 4-week plan, customized to your schedule, lifestyle, and goals. Don’t worry if this sounds too overwhelming. I will walk you through the process and you’ll only need to set one or two goals to begin. Real life change is gradual but doesn’t happen without a plan. This is a powerful tool that you will be able to keep for life and revisit as many times as you need.

Self-Care Online Course

 

Each segment comes with a downloadable worksheet that has questions, a place for notes, and a weekly calendar for you to fill in your action steps. If you want to make a positive change in your life and you’re willing to do the work, this course will help you do just that.

I will walk you through the information and you’ll have all the resources you need to make it happen for yourself. I make myself available to you as you work through the course in case you have any questions or need clarification.

There is also a Facebook group just for people taking this course, so you can talk about your plan, encourage each other, and reach out for help or encouragement when you need it.

Still not sure? There is a 30-day money back guarantee in case you’re not satisfied with the course. 

Self-Care Online Course

Self-Care benefits everyone and we’re all living this one life we’ve been given. Let’s work together to make it a positive experience!

 

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