Monday, June 14 2010
In a recent workshop, I shared a chart with four different categories of self-care activities with the goal of helping participants broaden their view of how to nurture themselves. I used physical, emotional, mental and creative categories and provided examples of each. The fact is we are all unique individuals with different preferences, strengths and time constraints. For some of us, an activity such as cooking is calming and fulfilling while for others it is stressful and draining. I enjo...
Posted at 06:15 pm in self care
Friday, June 11 2010
This week, the New York Times featured an article about the mental price of technology. I believe there is also an emotional price too: the toll of time away from focusing on our family relationships. With the constant buzz from emails, texts, tweets, Facebook notifications,news feeds, stock price updates, etc., it is difficult to pause and consider where to place our attention. Too often we react and respond to the interrupting technological device than to the people we love most in the wor...
Posted at 02:55 pm in general parenting, media