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Self Care CAL – Men Need Self Care Too…

I was reminded this week that men need self care too so I wanted to write a post about this. In my opinion, there’s not a lot that men can do that women can’t and vice versa but I thought I’d share some blokey things you could do. Build a man cave. – If you… Continue reading Self Care CAL – Men Need Self Care Too…

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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!┬áIt’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 – 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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Self Care CAL – Maker Spotlight – Emma from Buttons Inc.

Emma from Buttons Inc. is a lovely lady. She makes unique cards and gifts using buttons as embellishments. She has a lot of butterflies in her shop so she’s immediately my kind of lady! I love butterflies or Pilipala as they’re called in Welsh. Emma crafts to help her anxiety, depression and a personality disorder.… Continue reading Self Care CAL – Maker Spotlight – Emma from Buttons Inc.

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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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Caterpillar Cocoon Crochet Along – CAL

Back in September, I told you about a pattern I’d written for a baby cocoon that looks like a caterpillar. If you didn’t get round to reading it at the time the original post is here. Anyway, I mentioned at the time that I had an exciting announcement to make about the pattern. Would you… Continue reading Caterpillar Cocoon Crochet Along – CAL