Posts tagged self-care

Introducing Our New Parent Self-Care Challenge

Often, parents put all their focus into caring for their child and neglect themselves in the process, which means they can get overwhelmed by the constant attention and love a child needs, especially when they’re young. A lot of this is due to an unspoken stigma that you’re a bad parent if you don’t put your children first. This simply isn’t true: it’s healthy to…

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How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie

Has anyone ever told you that you worry too much? Or, maybe you already know you’re a chronic worrywart but can’t seem to figure out how to stop worrying and start living. In fact, reading this might even be causing you some worry, so try out the Fabulous app to keep your mind clear while giving this a read. If that’s true, take a deep…

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5 Self-Care Activities to Get You Through to 2019

The end of the year can be a crazy-stressful time for people all over the world. For many of us, upcoming winter holidays are a whirlwind of activity that can be hard to keep up with. For others, final exams are coming, and others still are scrambling to prepare for the upcoming new year. Whatever has got you frazzled this month, self-care activities are probably…

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Your Ultimate Guide to Dealing with Stress

Winter holidays are approaching and, with it, all sorts of stressors. With all the obligations that come with the end of the year piling on top of what you already do every day, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Despite all the joy we feel being with loved ones and celebrating, our stress levels are shown to skyrocket during the end of the year. And stress,…

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Ants and Idle Time: A Productivity Lesson from the Insect World

Have you ever heard the phrase “too many cooks in the kitchen”? It’s an expression that means a workspace has become overcrowded with too many people trying to work. This can lead to a gridlock as people fight for space and resources and, ultimately, kill the productivity of the group. And apparently, not only have ants figured this out as well, they even developed a…

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Fabulous Uncovers: Can You Sleep Too Much?

The health risks that come with not getting enough sleep are well-documented. Sleep is our body’s opportunity to rest and repair itself and not having enough time to do that can make us stressed and sick. But what about the other end of the spectrum? Can you sleep too much? The answer is yes, absolutely. Sleeping too much can lead to just as many health…

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Simple Lessons on Living from Shauna Niequist’s Present Over Perfect

Shauna Niequist seemed to have it all. She had a successful career, a loving family, and wanted for nothing. But, despite how good her life looked on the outside, she was exhausted and deeply unhappy. She spent her entire adult life working longer, pushing harder, and striving to meet the expectations set by the world around her… or, rather, the expectations she thought had been…

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Love Yourself First: Why You Should Practice Self-Care

Having compassion for others is important, but how often do you remember to show that same level of kindness to yourself? How do you love yourself first? Although it may seem inconvenient, or even silly, adding self-care to your daily routine can be wondrous to both your physical and mental health. When you repeatedly put the needs of others before your own, forgetting to take…

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