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Midweek Check-in

It’s been a while since we last had our check-in, so let’s check in! This is your friendly reminder to find pockets of time in your days, weeks, months, and life to tune into yourself, your body, and your soul.

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Why Having a Regular Self Check-in Is Your Secret to Self-Care

In the bustling, productive-focused world we live in, we’re constantly caught up in the rush of daily demands and work tasks that we often forget to prioritize our own well-being. Even though we feel like we’re drowning in work and the never-ending tasks, we must carve out the time to consistently check in with ourselves. Discover how these moments of introspection can significantly contribute to your well-being and learn how to incorporate this simple practice into your routine.

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When you started your work, maybe you felt like a tall candle. You stand proud and eager to light the workplace with your passion, energy, and work. But eventually, the flame burns away at the candle. If you don’t renew the candle, you’ll end up with a low flame and a worn-out wick.

This week, we’re looking at the burned-out wick and how we can recover from it so we have a bright, long-lasting flame.

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Insomnia and Sleep Challenges

After a long day of work, you finally climb into bed, ready to let go of the day, relax, and embrace sleep.

You lay long enough that the position becomes uncomfortable, so you turn. But now, you re-run conversations you had that day and stack up the long list of to-dos for tomorrow. You catch yourself running loops with your thoughts and worry that you’ve wasted your sleep time…

We know the amazing benefits of sleep, but achieving deep, restful sleep is still challenging. This week, let’s uncover some common sleep challenges and practical tips so we can finally have a good night’s rest.

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Sensory Self-Soothing Kit

In previous newsletters, we’ve shared how engaging the senses helps ground us in the present. We’ve also shared steps to build your own sensory kits.

This week, we’re revisiting our senses and building (or adding to) our sensory self-soothing kit!

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Empathy and Burnout

If you’re an empath or an empathic person, then upsetting news, current events, or sometimes even conversations with your loved ones about their struggles may feel overwhelming.

How can we balance our deep caring so we don’t burn ourselves out?

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Self-Compassion and Self-Love

Have you ever heard the saying, “You can’t love someone else until you’ve loved yourself”? But, despite that saying, do you find it easier to love others than to love yourself?

This week, you’ll learn how loving others can show you how to love parts of yourself, how to show yourself unconditional welcome when self-love feels difficult, and concrete techniques to start practicing self-love and self-compassion.

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Slow Productivity

One of the first skills we learn in order to be productive is time management. We block out set times to do set tasks and schedule all of our time down to the minute, even for the bathroom break.

Managing our growing list of tasks meant we had to manage our time if we wanted to get anything done. But, while time management is important, let’s look at another way to approach our productivity: energy management.

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Rest vs Rejuvenation

Have you had a full night’s sleep yet still feel tired and sluggish throughout the day? Or, have you taken a day off from work but still feel drained? It doesn’t feel like you’ve gotten enough rest even after holiday vacations.

Well, maybe you do have enough rest, but you haven’t rejuvenated yourself.

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Give to Yourself

The holidays are described as a time of giving: giving gifts, giving our time, or giving to charity. We give to others, but are we remembering to give to ourselves as well?

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