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15 Ways to Practice Self-Care

Self-care is something super important to me and I try to make self-care a regular part of my weekly routine for sanity and well-being. Often times, with the busy lives we lead, we are so busy taking care of everyone else, we forget to take care of ourselves. However, with September being Self-Care Awareness month, I wanted to provide you with a variety ways to practice self-care because it is SUPER important to take care of yourself. Self-care involves more than bathing and practicing good hygiene. Self-care involves regularly doing activities that help create a positive attitude and good energy. Taking time out for yourself is essential to maintaining self-worth and self-love. Practicing self-care also helps prevent burnout, reduce stress or even worse, a nervous breakdown. I’ve suffered from burnout and depression before, so self-care is very important to me. Here are 15 ways to practice self-care: 1. EXERCISE 2-3 TIMES PER WEEK…

September Goals

At the beginning of every month on Randomly Yaya, I shared my goals as a way to motivate myself and be accountable to someone. I will be continuing to share my goals here and hope that you will share yours as well. We can be accountability partners to each other. I didn’t make any goals in August because my focus was on the blog rebranding. However, I did make goals in July that I didn’t exactly meet. My plan in July was to sit down with a financial advisor and work out a plan for paying off some debt and increasing my savings. Unfortunately, that did not happen. I also wanted to start working out again. I worked out maybe a total of 4 times in August and I can’t even tell you how many times I did in July, but I’m pretty sure it was less than five. However,…

What Every Emergency Kit Should Contain

This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, visit this page. With natural disasters and acts of terrorism popping up more and more, every home and car should contain at least a basic emergency kit if something catastrophic does happen. Your basic kit should include everything you need to ensure your survival for several days or until help arrives. Even if you believe that nothing will ever happen to necessitate using such a kit, it is always better to be safe than sorry when it comes to you and your family’s safety. The Very Basics At the very least, every home should have a few basics that will be helpful in the event of a power outage of any sort, especially if you are unable to leave your home due to weather or safety reasons. A good flashlight with long battery life and a small, battery-operated or hand-cranked weather…

Five Must Have Supplies For Your Disaster Preparedness

Natural disasters are becoming ever more frequent these days. And no matter where you live or what type of disasters you may be facing, there are some basic supplies everyone should have on hand “just in case”. Here are five things that you should always stock and store to be prepared in the event of a disaster. Water Water is the most important and most urgent item on the list. You can make it a surprisingly long time without food, power, and all sorts of other stuff. However, you can’t make it very long without a reliable source of drinking water. We’re so reliant on our faucets that it’s easy to forget that we should keep a storage of water for a few days whenever something happens. One of the first things you should do when you’re prepping for an imminent emergency is to store some water. Buy a few…

6 Ways to Relax After a Stressful Day at Work

Luke from ripped.me is back with another great post. He’ll be a regular contributor to the blog now helping us get our health and fitness in order. September is Self-Care Awareness month, so we’ll be giving you ways to take care of yourself all month. Stressful work days are an inescapable reality for most of us. Relaxing can be a futile effort once you get home. Thankfully, modern lifestyle gurus and outlets that range from recreation to medicine offer us various ways to get that burden off our shoulders. If you need the most effective method to reach nirvana, here are six ways to relax after a stressful day at work. 1. Get drenched There’s nothing like hot water to wash your worries off. A steaming hot shower is both a form of massage and meditation that can help you get rid of all the stress that has accumulated in…