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Music for the Soul

By: Dasha Directo When we think of self-care, music usually isn’t an initial thought, but it should be. Music is powerful; it has the ability to transport you to a different place and a particular moment in time. The next time you’re feeling stressed or…

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Dads Need Self Care Too!

Self-care, the intentional practice of taking care of your own well-being, is often associated with women, most especially mothers. In fact, most ads for self-care found in magazines, television, and social media are almost entirely marketed to women. But what about men? Their needs are…

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Maternal Mental Health

Growing people is HARD. At baseline, an uneventful pregnancy, uncomplicated labor and delivery are difficult work that challenge our minds and bodies in ways we have never been tested before. In an instant we are tossed headfirst into motherhood which also comes with no manual…

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Family Game Night

There is no question that spending quality time with your family is beneficial for kids and adults alike. While most associate “game playing” with children, it is an important activity that adults also need to incorporate into their busy and often stressful lives. Play-based activities…

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Being Grateful Even When It’s Hard

Why should you start a gratitude journal?   Sometimes life is overwhelming and negative thoughts can cloud our vantage point. In fact, negative thoughts can persist so much that you can lose sight of the good that is in your life. Whether you are grieving…

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