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Gratitude to You

I know that gratitude was yesterday’s tip, but I feel it’s the one I need to practice today.  I am thankful to each of you for pursuing this journey with us, and hopefully continuing on.  Ann and I have gained from your comments and participation, and perhaps without knowing it, you have deepened our commitment to LIVING Self-Care for ourselves and our loved ones. It’s been humbling to see that although we KNOW how important it is to practice daily, we stumbled and regained our footing several times.  And honestly, that’s how life… Read more Gratitude to You

We’re Here to Stay

It’s Sunday night and in the blogging universe, the week has begun. Time to get back online and see what’s happening. In case you haven’t heard, LIVING Self-Care is here to stay. We know it’s been challenging to keep up with daily tips for almost three weeks now so we’re going to slow it down. After the 21-Day Challenge officially ends this Tuesday, we’ll still be LIVING Self-Care and hope you will too. We’ll have more later this week about our plans and would love to hear from you about… Read more We’re Here to Stay

You Haven’t Missed The Self-Care Challenge

Just letting everyone know that although the 21-Day Challenge ends on the 26th, LIVING Self-Care will keep going.  Each week we’ll take a tip from the 21-Day challenge and spend the week blogging about it with tips, comments, articles, links, and videos.  Everything we can think of to help you succeed at making self-care part of your daily routine. Several bloggers who’ve just joined are under the impression that the challenge will be over soon, but honestly we’re just beginning.  We’ve discovered these last couple of weeks that many of… Read more You Haven’t Missed The Self-Care Challenge

Call to Action

We’re challenging each of you to get 2 friends to sign up for LIVING Self-Care in the next week, before the 21 day challenge ends.  Share this great resource! There are many more deserving women out there. You, as one of our valuable fans working the challenge, are our best recommendation.  We hope the tips have been helpful and that you feel empowered to make self-care part of your daily routine.  Your comments have inspired us!  They help us keep our emotional pitchers full.  For more about this, preview our… Read more Call to Action

Press Release: Still Time to Join 21 Day Self-Care Challenge

Thirteen days into the 21 Day Self-Care Challenge, and the response is amazing. On the initial day of the challenge, nearly 800 viewers visited this LIVING Self-Care blog. The average number of visitors per day to date is 340. The message is spreading across the web, as the list of friends and supporting organizations continues to expand. It’s not too late to join the 21 Day Self-Care Challenge! Check out the daily tips, beginning on Day one. Or  choose a tip that works for you, jumping from Day 2 to… Read more Press Release: Still Time to Join 21 Day Self-Care Challenge

Win a book!

In all the hubbub of launching the 21 day self-care challenge, we forgot to announce the contest. For each week of the challenge, we will give away a copy of Life Will Never Be The Same: The Real Mom’s Postpartum Survival Guide. The winner will be drawn from those who post comments on the daily tips. To enter, all you need to do is share your experience with one of the tips–how you made it work for you. Make sure we have your email address, either when you post or… Read more Win a book!

Calling all REAL WOMEN!

Are you joining with us for the upcoming 21 day self-care challenge? Want to show your true colors, a woman in the trenches LIVING self-care? We’d love to feature photos of real women who are tackling this exciting endeavor with us. Pictures speak volumes! We will be sharing photos of the women who are participating, one photo per day. Just another way to help you connect to the thousands of other women linking arms to learn this skill and enhance their lives as part of Mental Health Week. You are… Read more Calling all REAL WOMEN!

Welcome to the Challenge

Are you perpetually last on your own list, juggling family, home, children,  partner, work, even pets? Meanwhile, every headline, blog, and talk show reminds you to “practice self-care.” Deep inside, you know you’d feel better if you took better care of yourself—but you’re stumbling to start, let alone practice self-care. The 21-day self-care challenge is just for you. The first full week of October is Mental Health Week—and a great time to join Drs. Ann Dunnewold and Diane Sanford, the “Real Mom” experts and authors of “Life Will Never Be… Read more Welcome to the Challenge