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Shelly Tygielski

Five Ways to Cultivate Courage

This post was originally published on this siteCourage is the savior that marches alongside us when fear shows up. It can inspire bursts of boldness that help us speak our minds, follow our hearts, and bare our souls to others…. Continue Reading →

Self-Care for Dark Times

Let’s be honest. The past few years have spiked the “hopeless meter” in many of us socially conscious and concerned Americans. On a personal level, I can tell you that there have been more than a few moments when I’ve… Continue Reading →

The Most Courageous Self-Care Act: Learning to Say, “I Need Help”

Are you the type of person who’s too busy driving from place to place to stop and fill that gas tank with the beaming low fuel light? Too busy rushing about to take a moment? Too guilty to take a… Continue Reading →

Is It a Bad Day or Is it Burnout ?

There’s a difference between a period of bad days, which we’ve all encountered, and serious burnout. Burnout is something that creeps up on you. Imagine a leak in your bathroom pipe that has been dripping unassumingly behind the walls for… Continue Reading →

How to Find Your Self-Care Squad

Self-care is not a lone pursuit. Having someone you can reach out to when you need an extra push or a compassionate ear can very well be the difference between burning out or becoming your most powerful self. Today we’re… Continue Reading →

The Five Rules for Self-Care in Politically Charged Times

Repeat after me: A better world starts with the best version of me. Sounds a little self-centered, doesn’t it? Well, I want you to embrace that feeling for a moment. Let it settle into your body and make itself comfortable…. Continue Reading →

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