I define self-care as the art of attuning and responding to your needs (and desires) moment to moment. Self-care is not about adding something to your to-do list, it’s about cultivating a new way of being with yourself and nourishing yourself physically, mentally, spiritually … and emotionally.
Everyone I meet is experiencing some type of COVID hangover. For many this is showing up as depression, anxiety, loneliness or feeling lost. This week I’m asking, “Am I taking time for emotional self-care?” and exploring how I can make my emotional well-being a priority.
Here are the three ways I’m doing this (3-minute video):
Want more? One of the most important aspects of emotional well-being is connection. This is especially true in our post-pandemic era. Read on and let me know what you’re doing to make your emotional self-care a priority. I’d love to hear!
HOW CAN I SUPPORT YOU IN FINDING BALANCE & PRIORITIZING SELF-CARE? HERE ARE TWO OPPORTUNITIES:
- *New* Wild Souls Nature Adventures! Do you live in North Carolina or have friends/family in this gorgeous state? I moved to the Blue Ridge Mountains last year and I am in the process of creating custom, magical, Western North Carolina-based nature/mindfulness experiences designed to reconnect you to wilderness and yourself. Learn more and sign up on this page to receive updates OR email wildsouls at reneetrudeau.com and ask to be added to my mailing list!
- My 2021-2022 speaking calendar is almost full! Schedule me to create a balanced living workshop, keynote or personal retreat to help your team, organization or employees feel less stressed and more resilient, creative and focused. For 20+ years I’ve been working with companies/organizations such as Women in Conservation, Merrill Lynch, the Center for Women in Law, the Hewlett Foundation and more. Email me, I’d love to discuss how I can support your team or organization. Learn more here.
Subscribe here to Live Inside Out, a weekly blog written by life balance coach/author/speaker and self-care evangelist Renée Peterson Trudeau. Passionate about helping men and women find balance through the art/science of self-care, her work has appeared in The New York Times, Good Housekeeping, US News & World Report, AARP, Spirituality & Health and more. She and her team have certified more than 400 RTA Facilitators in 10 countries around the globe to lead self-renewal groups for women based on her pioneering work. She’s the author of two books on life balance including the award-winning The Mother’s Guide to Self-Renewal: How to Reclaim, Rejuvenate and Re-Balance Your Life. She and her husband live in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina and Austin, Texas and are enjoying a new empty nest. More on Renee here.