Self-Care Tug of War

One of the things that factors into my personal definition of “living intentionally & fearlessly everyday” is making time for self-care.  But sometimes determining what forms of self-care are best can be very difficult.  When more than one thing feels “out of balance” or if there is more than one aspect of your life that […]

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Capitalizing on Introversion

Introversion is often mis-characterized as shy or even standoffish. Yet, if you truly understand the meaning of introvert (and yes, if you search google for this, you’ll see it defined as shy in the search results), it is defined by someone’s source of personal energy. I find people, especially in large groups, to be exhausting. New people (ones I don’t know very well) are also exhausting because they take more energy to deal with. It’s not that I dislike people entirely, they just take energy rather than adding to it. I need time on my own to reflect and get things done in order to recharge. This is why I love holidays like Labor Day. It’s one of those where we generally don’t have commitments so we can just enjoy a nice, quiet day at home where we can both relax, reflect, and get ready for the week.

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