It's easy to put ourselves last on our "to-do" list. In the world we live in, it can be hard to find a single moment to dedicate to ourselves. Even so, it's important to prioritize self-care and focus on the person you want to be.
Today, on Rise & Grind, we're sharing our 5 self-care book recommendations, our guide for the essential self-care wardrobe & a 30 day self-care challenge!
“You’re such an idiot!” Said that to yourself lately? If so, you’re not alone. The voice in our heads is loud and often pretty mean. Chatterteaches us how to turn our inner naysayer into a cheerleader or how to tune out the disparaging self-talk altogether. If you make one change this year, it should be to act as your own coach instead of critic.
It’s 2021 and if you’re still doing more than your fair share of the cooking, housework, Zoom homeschooling, laundry folding, etc., it’s time to stop and ask for more from your partner. Eve Rodsky will show you that the unpaid labor that comes with being the “shefault” parent can be damaging to your sanity and your relationship and she’ll offer tips on how you can share the burden.
Think it’s too late to get really good at chess or to learn to swim or attempt a solo backpacking trip across the Andes? Well, you’d be wrong. No matter what your age is, starting something new is good for you! Tom Vanderbilt’s tale of picking up five new skills as a middle-aged man will send you into uproarious laughter and prompt you to get back to being a lifelong learner.
Katie Wells, author of The Wellness Mama Cookbook and founder of WellnessMama.com, shares the secret of how she manages six kids, a company, and a career without sacrificing a healthy lifestyle. This step-by-step guide to clean, natural living is easy to follow for even those with the tightest of schedules. Katie’s simple detox plan will allow you to live better by reducing toxic exposure, transforming your diet, and regaining control over your health. This is a must-have for busy folks on the go who want to be healthy but don’t think they have the time.
We live in an increasingly connected world. Every day, we’re relentlessly encouraged to reveal information about ourselves by our peers, our family, and the big technology companies that profit from our transparency. In How to Disappear, Akiko Busch explores the idea of invisibility in nature, art, and science and how it inspires us to develop a deeper appreciation for personal privacy in a vast and invasive world.