Simple Self-Care by Rita | Rita’s Reflections
510
page-template,page-template-blog-masonry,page-template-blog-masonry-php,page,page-id-510,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode-title-hidden,qode_grid_1300,columns-3,qode-product-single-wide-gallery,qode-child-theme-ver-1.0.0,qode-theme-ver-10.0,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-4.12,vc_responsive

When was the last time you unplugged from your phone, computer, ipad, TV, and just sat outside in the grass in the shade of a tree? My guess would be that it has been a while … maybe a looooong while.   During the kids’ spring break,...

Do you know how to eat an elephant? One piece at a time, of course! :) I recently heard this somewhere and it has resonated with me.  I find it a very good reminder that when tasks seem too BIG to tackle, just start with...

I don’t know about you, but wow, it’s a confusing eating world out. Every week, it seems, a new eating plan or diet or suggested miracle lifestyle emerges.   The way I feel about diets is best described by Garfield … “Diet is just “DIE” with a...

I have a confession to make and something serious to share with you. I have a bully in my life. Yes, you heard me correctly. Hard to admit that as a middle-aged woman I am being bullied. (Eek! Did I really just say I'm "middle-aged"?!). It doesn't...

One Simple Self-Care Choice – Week 2 What is self-care? Self-Care is defined as any intentional action you take to care for your emotional, mental, spiritual, and physical health. That definition really opens up the doors to soooo many options that can seem really, really overwhelming....

One Simple Self-Care Change Day #3 Half way through our first week with our one simple self-care change. To recap – we have picked our one self-care focus for this week, we are working on letting go, and we sent our inner bit ...

Back into routine … that’s tough after time away from our schedules. It’s good to take time off to recharge, but my “all or nothing” personality often takes over and leads to me overdoing things both ways - overindulge on the breaks and then over-attempt...

Setting myself up for success and a happier, healthier me for 2016. My one change for this week is to work on decreasing the amount of processed sugar I have been consuming especially over these last few weeks. (Why sugar? … see below.) What is...

Prep Day: Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016 The day before getting back to my healthy life style. Man, the holidays were good! Probably the most relaxing and un-stressed than other years. Please don’t let that statement fool you … there was plenty of stress and prep for...