Simple Self-Care by Rita | Rita’s Reflections
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We all have one – our inner critic. You may know her by a different name, but she’s there, hanging around giving us her opinion when not even asked. Frankly, I’m getting rather tired of her and her so-called “advice”. Who does she think she...

A surprising thing happened this morning. As I was busy rushing around the kitchen preparing breakfast for the kids, including my four-legged ones, I glanced outside just after I opened the blinds. Not so unusual right?! The sun was shining after weeks of rain and cloudy...

What a strange creature grief is. Having recently (very recently) experienced the loss of my Mom, I must say that one can not prepare or know what to expect when a person you love passes on. Grief can lurk behind you, around you, beside you. It...

Had dinner last night with my sister-in-law’s Mom. It was at the Senior’s Retirement community. It was   a nice dinner with our table of 7, good food, good entertainment (one man guitar), and good conversation. Oh, and did I mention there was a little boy...

Ever have one of those weeks that you wish you could erase from your memory forever? Maybe you find yourself asking God, “The purpose of all has been what exactly?!” Well, last week started with one of our dogs being diagnosed with a “raging urinary tract...

Sitting with my Dad in the lobby area in front of the elevator waiting for the cleaning ladies to finish with his apartment. Day #3. Staying with my Dad in the retirement community apartment building is giving me a unique and new perspective on aging....

Knowing one’s purpose. One’s mission. I don’t know how many people are actually aware that they have a life purpose and mission let alone know what it is and are connected to it.  For the past 8 months, I have been working with business coaches...

Acceptance on face value seems like a relatively simple word. According to Merriam-Webster, acceptance is the quality or state of being accepted or acceptable. Simple enough, right?! So, why is it so hard to accept me for me and let all the other crap and expectations...