What’s in your self-care toolkit?

What’s in your self-care toolkit?

Self care is a buzz word that is used a lot. Let’s get clear on what it actually means.

Taken from the Oxford English Dictionary, self-care is defined as:

1. The practice of taking action to preserve or improve one’s own health.

1.1.The practice of taking an active role in protecting one’s own well-being and happiness, in particular during periods of stress.

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The beauty of the simple life

The beauty of the simple life

After yet another difficult morning at home with the children during lockdown, I took our usual canal walk loop with my two year old daughter.

I was a little hurt as my son didn’t want us to go on a family walk, we’ve been splitting our walks on weekdays; my Husband takes my son out on his lunch break to play football and I take our daughter for a canal walk, feeding the ducks on the way.

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Nourish Northern Mamas; find your tribe, feed your soul

Nourish Northern Mamas; find your tribe, feed your soul

Imagine finding a group of like-minded women who get together, meet up and chat, share, colour, create, relax and eat cake?

Welcome to Nourish Northern Mamas! Founded and hosted by the lovely Kimmy, her monthly bullet-journaling power hour sessions have become my self-care staple. For busy Mums such as ourselves, these sessions are a welcome haven. A lovely relaxing, safe space to get away from the chaos of our every day lives.

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