Florie Varga at Inspired Woman

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Don't Wait Until You Have To Put Your Mask On - Fill Your Tank Every Day

By the time my butt hit my office chair this morning… honestly… I was looking up for the oxygen mask to come falling from the ceiling.

 It’s pretty common to use the phrase ‘put your own mask on first’ as a way of celebrating or promoting paying attention to your self-care. But think about it...  ‘put your own mask on first’… is an emergency response strategy to a pending disaster.  

Why do we women, predominantly, wait until we are free falling full speed toward the earth before we think to care for ourselves?

This blog is as much for you as it is for me, as I clearly need a bit of self-coaching on practicing my own self-care.

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Are You Truly An Optimist?

So what are you, an optimist or a pessimist?

Each of us lean toward one of these two mindsets, which is a partial result of inheritance and is partly influenced by life circumstance. We also ebb and flow from one end of the mindset continuum to the other. The good news is that with practice we can become more optimistic.

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Perfectionism is No Match for Self-Compassion

From the outside I seemed to have it all dialed down, but inside my shoes, my socks were slipping off. For I am a (recovering) perfectionist.

My three year - ongoing practice of fostering self-compassion and ditching my perfectionist inner critic has paid off. I feel like the woman I'm aspiring to be.

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