How to Take Care of Yourself as an Adult

So, you’re probably wondering where I’ve been for the past week considering I haven’t been posting.

I’ve been so caught up with work and making lovely new friends (!!) and general life stuff that I forgot to take care of myself and ended up with a nasty cold/headache situation that left me with no energy and a penchant for comfort food and movies. It doesn’t sound that bad, but I can’t remember the last time my head wasn’t hurting.

This misfortune was a blessing in disguise, as it reminded me that self care as an adult is very important. It’s easy to take on too much – even fun stuff – and forget that keeping yourself healthy is also a priority. That’s why I’ve compiled a list of easy ways to take care of yourself before you get a cold/headache situation, or worse.Read More

A Reminder to Live Your Best Life

While my average day includes me watching one more episode of SVU before showering, rushing out the door with toast, going to work undercaffeinated, and then collapsing on the couch with a bowl of pasta before bed, there is a lot to say about taking care of yourself to live a more fulfilling life.

Peonies and stripes.:

Hidden on my laptop, in a special little place where I keep quotes and photos that remind me of who I want to be, is a step-by-step guide on living a more fulfilling life. It isn’t difficult or confusing or meant to stress anyone out, but rather gives helpful tips to living a life full of simplicity and content. With everything going on recently (finishing college, leaving my job, moving) I have been living a very unfulfilling life as of late. I’m not doing those small luxurious things every day that make me happy. As a Taurus I thrive from those things, and here I am depriving myself.Read More