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meaningful gratitude journaling
We are often told that keeping a gratitude journal is an important self-care practice and can help boost your overall sense of happiness. While it seems like a pretty straightforward concept, you may find yourself getting bored with the exercise and may not get a lot of benefit from it or even quit altogether. In this post, we are giving you some of our favorite tips on how to keep your gratitude journaling from getting stale.
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Burnout and How to Cope

Burnout is one of those buzzwords that gets thrown into the title of self-help articles, but what does it really mean to reach the point of burnout? To many people, this word has become synonymous with being stressed but if you are truly reaching the point of burnout, it should be a sign to you that you need to make some pretty serious changes to your lifestyle. Here are the five stages of burnout and some tips on how you can cope with it.

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Time Blocking for Productivity

For some people, the main goal of keeping a planner or schedule is simply to make sure everything is written down on paper and therefore not forgotten. A list is made, meetings and appointments are scheduled, and the items are checked off one by one. Admittedly that’s not a bad place to start!

However, if this isn’t your first rodeo, or if you are one of the millions of people wondering how to stop time and get more hours in the day, let us introduce you to the concept of time blocking.

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The Simple Self Planner Daily and Weekly Editions

So, you're interested in using The Self-Care Planner, but you are unsure if the weekly or daily edition is a better fit for you. First of all, thank you! You are in the right place. We want you to love your planner and want to ensure you are happy with your choice. In this post, we’ll be comparing the two editions so you can easily choose the best one for you!

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Mom and Baby practicing self-care

Moms are caregivers. At the end of the day, many moms have worked to fill up everyone else’s cups and realize they don’t have anything left to fill their own. It’s easy to put yourself last when it’s your job to take care of everyone else, but the truth is you can only do that for so long before you burn yourself out and then have nothing left to give. This is why prioritizing your self-care as a mom is so important.

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