Barriers to Self Care

Written by Peggy Porter

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Seeking perfection in our self-care may lead to not participating in it at all. Self-care canít wait until everything else is perfect.

At times you will need to foregorepparttar housework, committee meeting or staying late atrepparttar 135863 office. Not all things can be completed before incorporating self-care into your day. For perfectionists, this concept is a difficult one, therefore adding torepparttar 135864 neglect.

Lack of Support - Lacking a support system is a common reason many mothers do not participate fully in their self-care. Many women may not haverepparttar 135865 support of a partner or family members to help out in order to give them time to themselves.

Poor social supports and few friendships can contribute torepparttar 135866 lack of connection women feel at times. This emotional connection is necessary for your health and happiness, and is also a major part of self-care.

Finances - Financial status may also play a part inrepparttar 135867 frequency in which women participate in their own self-care. Often mothers conclude that if only they had more money they would take better care of themselves.

As you can see, there are several reasons why we as mothers may put self-nurturing atrepparttar 135868 bottom of our list. For our own health and happiness however, we need to start moving it up torepparttar 135869 top.

Peggy Porter is a nurse, Wellness Coach, and author of YumME MumME Makeover-How to Balance Womanhood and Motherhood by Nurturing the Me in MumMe. If you are a Mom and want to start creating a healthier balance in your life, go to and register for Peggy's free monthly teleclass and Ecourse! For more info you can also email or call 506-832-1117.

The Power Of Charisma

Written by Vic Damone

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we are or are not born with? If one really thinks about it, isnít charisma just an abundance of self-confidence without allrepparttar baggage that comes with self-doubt, which to some degree we all must contend with in our lives? If that were true, then much like math or how to drive, charisma would not be some mystical power but rather something that could be learned givenrepparttar 135862 right instruction! With enough practice, you or I could easily exuderepparttar 135863 very confidence we see in leaders and news anchorsówe, too, could influence other people to do as we deemed fit! Think ofrepparttar 135864 possibilities! Who could you be and how dramatically couldrepparttar 135865 course of your life be altered if you hadrepparttar 135866 self-confidence to direct or at least strongly influencerepparttar 135867 actions of those around you? The possibilities positively abound, donít they? Our daydreams, once confined to our imaginations, could in fact become reality with charisma! The difference betweenrepparttar 135868 life we want andrepparttar 135869 one we live boils down to just one thing: learning how to develop and harness our own inner-charisma and using it to make our dreams into anything we desire of them! So stop believing that charisma is some rare gift born unto some lucky few and start learning how to unlock that which is already inside of you! You and I both have it, we just need to learn how to develop this thing called charisma!

Vic Damone


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