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Category: Intentional Living

I am always trying to find more ways to live with intention and be more present in my life.

Why Nurses Need To Practice Yoga: Self Care For The Caregiver

Nursing is a challenging career. In addition to physical problems such as chronic back pain, being a nurse can contribute to additional issues like burnout, compassion fatigue, chronic stress or even depression. Nurses need to make self care a priority. One way to do that is by developing a regular yoga practice. Read more to learn what the research says about the benefits of having a yoga practice…

Headspace: How An App Is Making Meditation More Attainable

Headspace is an app that is making meditation more attainable to anyone living a busy life. It includes several different types of meditations from 10 minutes to 1 hour in length. This post also gives tips for other ways to incorporate frequent meditation into your life…

I Quit Social Media For One Week: This Is What Happened…

Is addiction to social media just being lazy? I asked myself this question and a few others. Then I quit social media for one week and had many surprisingly pleasant changes in my life. I found many surprising benefits including increased presence in my life, added productivity in things that matter most, and even better sleep…

A Mom’s Guide To Self Care

The celebration of Mother’s Day serves as a good reminder to give a little extra thanks and acknowledgement for all the extraordinary work Moms do. However, many Moms are so busy they don’t take good care of themselves the rest of the time. Unfortunately, it is very hard to take care of others when you don’t take care of yourself too. This post discusses the importance of self-care for mom and includes a guide for self-care 365 days of the year…

How We Do Sunday Funday As Parents

My husband and I do Sunday Funday differently now that we are parents. Having a new baby drastically changes the social life but there are easy ways you can still have fun while being responsible parents too. This post includes the 5 essentials for Sunday Funday and the reasons why a growler at the park makes for the best family date…

An RN Mother on Healthcare, Nurse Life and Family

I’m Sarah, a nurse talking about preventative healthcare, motherly interests, life as an RN, family, and other things I think are cool. This post discusses a little about me, my drastic career change, my pathway as an RN and my newest job title as Mommy…