Relationships: The Importance of Taking Care of Your Mind & Body

The fact is that often when a person begins a long-term relationship, their focus shifts from themselves onto their partner. This can mean that self-care goes out of the window, which can lead to all sorts of mental and physical health problems. For this reason, there is no getting away from the fact that in a relationship, self-care is vital.

With that in mind, the question is, how can you take care of your mind and body when in a relationship? For everything that you need to know about self-care, read on. Continue reading

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Ashton Applewhite on Ageism

Are you living in fear of getting old? Or, are you ashamed of your wrinkles? Ashton Applewhite, the author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism, gave a TED Talk that makes many eye-opening points about ageism. Thank you to Resa of Graffiti Lux and Murals for bringing it to my attention recently. The entire talk is embedded at the end of this post so that you can watch it in full. At just over 11 minutes, it’s well worth the time, Continue reading