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Self Care CAL – Look After Your Relationships…

RiverSystem and I recently had our ninth anniversary. When you both have a diagnosed mental illness and a diagnosed physical disability, it can strain the marriage. But with a little bit of care, your marriage can be a success. Do the groundwork first! It’s always good to enter into marriage with your eyes open! This means,… Continue reading Self Care CAL – Look After Your Relationships…

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#SelfCareCAL – What you’ve been up to on Instagram.

You’ve all been busy this week! And some of you have put some real effort into the Self Care CAL. I’ve shared a few of my favourites from Instagram below. Multimel13 has made a big effort to grt involved with the CAL. This week, she shared the above photo which I think is so true!… Continue reading #SelfCareCAL – What you’ve been up to on Instagram.

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SelfCareCAL – Taking Good Care of Your Health…

NB: This post is not intended to give any medical advice or opinion. If you are affected by any of the issues raised, I would advise going to see your GP. Caring for yourself is vital when you have a chronic illness. Self Care doesn’t always mean simply caring for your mind. It means caring… Continue reading SelfCareCAL – Taking Good Care of Your Health…

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#SelfCareCAL – 20 Self Care Tips For The Time Poor

Not many people have a lot of time for Self Care. If you’re a parent and work full time, you don’t have a lot of time for anything! I wanted to share a few ideas on how to get a bit of self care in when you’re time poor. Get 40 winks. – Sleep is… Continue reading #SelfCareCAL – 20 Self Care Tips For The Time Poor

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#SelfCareCAL Day 1 – Self Care on a Budget…

When I announced the CAL, I wanted to give people ideas on Self Care on a budget. Not many people have had much spare cash since the global meltdown. I wanted to give you a few hints on things to do that don’t cost the earth! Love Yourself There are a lot of things you… Continue reading #SelfCareCAL Day 1 – Self Care on a Budget…

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Self Care Craft Along – #SelfCareCAL

Self Care is NOT selfish! It’s not making excuses to get out of necessities. It’s not hiding from responsibilities. It’s taking responsibility for your own well being and making sure you have the reserves you need to get through the priorities in life. It’s taking an hour out of your day to make sure you can get through the rest of the week.

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Podcast Episode 9 – Hospital Trips and Pom-Poms.

I’m so grateful to Sheena from The Mermaid’s Purse. I used the Eco4ply in the Plankton colourway. I wasn’t going to have enough and she had the perfect solution! An almost solid blue skein that matched perfectly!