We appreciate your patience this week as we have worked to wrap up last week’s Living Self-Care Challenge Contest. As you know, we practiced what we preached and took some time for self-care this week. Last week was a blast and we thoroughly enjoyed every comment, tweet, and new fan at our Facebook Page. Now, on to the important stuff! The winners! Last week’s Living Self-Care Challenge was accompanied by a contest featuring prizes donated by our Challenge Champions. In order to win, you had to subscribe to our blog by 11:59pm… Read more Living Self-Care Challenge Contest Winners! →
As we conclude our Mother’s Day Contest/Challenge, here are some final thoughts about what motherhood means. One of our favorite poems about mother/parenthood is from The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran, “On Children.” “Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. .. You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth. The archer sees the mark upon the path of the infinite, and He bends you with His might that His arrows may go swift and far.” Another touching account of motherhood is found… Read more What Is A Mother? →
We don’t usually post on Saturday but I wanted to share this very special video with all of you for Mother’s Day. It was made for our Missouri phone support program, Mother to Mother by students from Ladue High School in St.Louis and words can’t describe how touching it is. So, get the kleenex out and for all you do, this is for you. Click on “What Is A Mother” to see this amazing video. A true gift to moms.
Living Self-Care: Body-Mind-Heart&Soul To make self-care a lasting habit, we must redefine our priorities shifting our attention from what’s urgent to what’s truly important. In Beyond the Eighth Habit, Steven Covey discusses four paths which correspond to the four aspects of health essential to self-care: body-to live; mind-to learn; heart-to love; and soul-to leave a legacy. If we devote time and attention to these, we will create optimal health, happiness, and life satisfaction, enhancing the lives of everyone around us. Summary Suggestions: 1. Make your health and well-being a priority… Read more Wrapping Up Our Self-Care Contest/Challenge: Last Day to Enter and Win →