Embracing Social Media & Emotional Wellness

October 23, 2022

The importance of social media and our emotional wellness

Social media has become an increasingly important part of our lives. It’s a great way to stay connected with friends and family, especially if you live far apart. But social media can also be a valuable tool for building new connections and networking. It’s also a great way to keep up with the latest news and trends. And, of course, social media can be a great source of entertainment. But social media can also be a double-edged sword. Taking breaks from social media and taking care of yourself is essential. Too much social media can lead to feelings of jealousy, envy, and loneliness. It can also be a time-suck that takes away from more productive activities. But used in moderation, social media can be a valuable part of our lives.

The negative impact of social media

It’s no secret that social media has had a negative impact on our emotional health. Whether it’s the constant comparing ourselves to others, the negative comments and cyberbullying, or simply the amount of time we spend looking at screens instead of interacting with people face-to-face, it’s clear that social media isn’t always good for our mental health.

But it’s important to remember that social media can also positively impact our emotional wellness. For example, social media can help us connect with friends and family members who we wouldn’t otherwise be able to see as often. It can also be a great way to get support from others who are going through similar experiences. And while it’s essential to be aware of the negative impacts of social media, we should also remember how it can positively impact our emotional wellness.

How to use social media and optimize your overall wellbeing

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 1 in 5 American adults live with a mental health condition. Despite these statistics, mental health is often stigmatized and unspoken about. Social media can be used as a tool to break the silence and help others feel less alone. Social media can be a space for self-care and emotional wellness when used mindfully.

Here are some tips for using social media in a way that optimizes your overall wellbeing:

  • Be intentional about who you follow and what you see. Unfollow or mute people and accounts that make you feel negative emotions like anger, envy, or anxiety. Fill your feed with content that makes you feel good.
  • Communicate openly and honestly with your friends and family. Use social media to express how you’re feeling, good or bad. You might be surprised by how much support is available to you when you reach out.
  • Take breaks when you need them. If social media starts to feel overwhelming, take some time away from it. Putting down your phone can be a self-care practice in itself.
  • Remember that social media is just one part of your life. Don’t compare your real life to someone else’s highlight reel. Remind yourself that everyone has their own struggles, even if they don’t share them online.

By following these tips, you can use social media as a tool for healthy connections. In doing so, you’ll join the movement to destigmatize mental health and help create a more compassionate world.

Social media can be a great way to connect with the people in your life. But it’s important to remember that it can also harm your emotional wellness. If you feel anxious or stressed after using social media, try these tips to improve your emotional wellness.

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The Art of Slowing Down for Working Women Over 40

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As women in leadership roles, we often find ourselves juggling multiple roles and responsibilities at once. Whether it’s managing a team at work, taking care of the family at home, or running a business, we are always on the go. While our ability to multitask is impressive, taking a step back and slowing down occasionally is essential. Slowing down doesn’t mean we’re less productive or less capable, it simply means we’re taking care of ourselves (mind, body, heart & spirit). In this blog, we’ll explore the art of slowing down for women over 40.

Mindfulness: The first step towards slowing down is practicing mindfulness. This means being present in the moment, and paying attention to your thoughts and feelings without judgment. Mindfulness can be practiced in different ways- some prefer meditation while others practice deep breathing exercises or simply taking a walk in nature. When we practice mindfulness, we’re able to slow down our racing thoughts and tune into our body. This can help reduce stress and anxiety, and improve our overall well-being.

Set Boundaries: Setting boundaries is crucial for women in leadership roles. We tend to take on too much and say ‘yes’ to everything, leaving little time for ourselves. Setting boundaries means defining what’s important to us and not being afraid to say ‘no’ when necessary. For instance, if you find yourself taking work calls during family time, you may want to establish a boundary – such as dedicated mobile-free hours for family time. By setting boundaries, we’re able to prioritize what’s important and achieve a better work-life balance.

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Self-Care: Taking care of ourselves should be a primary focus in life. It’s easy to neglect our own needs while tending to the needs of others. It’s important to take time for ourselves to do things we enjoy. Whether it’s reading a book, going for a run, taking a yoga class or having a relaxing bath, carve out time for yourself and stick to it. Self-care allows us to recharge and refocus, making us more productive and present when we return to our responsibilities.

Prioritize Sleep: Sleep is essential for our overall health and well-being. Getting enough high-quality sleep can help improve our productivity, mood, and overall health. Prioritizing sleep means establishing a bedtime routine and sticking to it, turning off electronic devices an hour before bed, and avoiding caffeine and sugar before bedtime. Good quality sleep is crucial for physical and mental well-being, and should be a priority for everyone.

Practice Gratitude: Being grateful for what we have and the people in our lives can help us slow down and appreciate what we have. Taking time each day to reflect on what we’re thankful for can help alleviate anxiety and stress and increase feelings of happiness and contentment. Whether it’s keeping a gratitude journal or simply saying ‘thank you’ to those around us, practicing gratitude can help us slow down and appreciate the present moment.

As women over 40, we have so much to integrate- family, career, personal goals, and more. It’s so important that we take the time to slow down and take care of ourselves. By practicing mindfulness, setting boundaries, prioritizing self-care and sleep, and practicing gratitude, we can learn to appreciate the present moment and achieve a more work-life harmony. Slowing down doesn’t mean we’re giving up control or being less productive; it simply means we’re taking care of ourselves and being mindful of our needs. So go ahead, take a deep breath, and slow down. Your mind and body will thank you for it.

Cheers to Choosing You!



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Emerging Solopreneurs in the Coaching Space

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Are you a career woman over 40 feeling exhausted from managing conflicting priorities in the workplace and at home? Are your days drowning in meetings, tasks, emails and Zoom calls – while having little time to focus on yourself anymore? Do you feel like it might be time for a change but aren’t sure where to start? Perhaps emerging Solopreneurs are here to help. The coaching space provides a supportive environment for motivated individuals who want to shift from traditional corporate life into successful solo business ventures. In this blog post, I will discuss some of the challenges that face women over 40 looking to make the transition and highlight stories of modern solopreneurship.

Introducing Solopreneurship in the Coaching Space – What it is and Why it’s Important

Have you heard of solopreneurship in the coaching space? It’s the latest trend taking the coaching industry by storm, and for good reason. Solopreneurship is all about taking your coaching business into your own hands, becoming your own boss, and creating a brand that reflects your personal values and mission. But, why is it so important? Well, solopreneurship allows for total flexibility in terms of your schedule and the way you deliver your coaching services. This freedom can lead to a greater sense of personal wellness and fulfillment, ultimately improving productivity and helping you provide an even better service to your clients. So, are you ready to embrace solopreneurship and take your coaching business to the next level?

Benefits of Becoming a Solopreneur in the Coaching Space – How to Maximize your Professional Success While Keeping Wellness at the Forefront

Have you ever considered becoming a solopreneur in the coaching space? You may have heard about the benefits of being your own boss, but did you know that this career path also allows for flexibility and the opportunity to fully leverage your knowledge and experience? As a solopreneur, you have the freedom to create a unique coaching style that aligns with your values and expertise. Plus, keeping wellness at the forefront is crucial – without a supportive work-life balance, success in any capacity can be difficult to attain. By prioritizing self-care habits and cultivating a positive work environment, you can maximize your professional success while maintaining a calm and grounded mindset.

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Strategies for Creating Efficient Systems and Structures for Your Coaching Practice

As a coach, you want to bring your A-game to your clients every day. But sometimes it’s hard to stay on top of things when you’re juggling multiple clients, marketing efforts, and all the administrative tasks that come with running a coaching practice. That’s where intentional planning and forecasting come in. By taking the time to map out your goals and develop a clear action plan, you can streamline your workload and focus on what really matters. Another important strategy is priority management. It’s easy to get caught up in the little things and lose sight of the big picture, but by prioritizing your tasks you can ensure that the most important items are always at the forefront. Finally, establishing a solid routine can help you stay on track and avoid feeling overwhelmed. With some thoughtful planning and a bit of effort, you can create efficient systems and structures that will keep you organized and help you deliver top-notch coaching services every time.

Digital Marketing Strategies for Emerging Solopreneurs – how to get noticed online

In today’s society, being an entrepreneur is quite popular and more and more people are starting to work alone as a solopreneur. However, it’s not easy to stand out and get noticed online. That’s why having a digital marketing strategy is crucial. As a solopreneur, you have to be smart with the way you market yourself and your business. Posting regularly on social media channels is a great way to start. It helps people get to know you and your brand. You can also consider investing in paid ads to boost your reach. Another effective strategy is to create useful content through blog posts or videos that will position you as an expert in your field. Remember that consistency is key. By putting effort into your digital marketing strategy, you’ll get noticed and land new clients in no time.

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Overcoming Mental Blocks as an Emerging Solopreneur – tips on staying motivated and inspired as you build your business

We all know that starting your own business can be a daunting task, especially as a solopreneur. The weight of everything falls on your shoulders, and sometimes it’s easy to become overwhelmed and lose motivation. That’s why it’s important to prioritize self-care and find ways to stay inspired and motivated. This could include taking breaks when needed, exercising regularly, and surrounding yourself with positive influences. Don’t be afraid to ask for support when you need it, whether it’s from friends, family, or a mentor. Building healthy relationships can help you stay focused and determined as you work towards your goals. Remember, overcoming mental blocks is a journey, but with the right mindset and support, you can overcome any obstacle that comes your way.

As a coach or solopreneur in the modern workforce, it can be hard to juggle all of your responsibilities while staying productive and passionate. With careful planning and implementing the right resources and tools, you can take steps towards achieving success as an emerging solopreneur focusing on women over forty without having to exhaust yourself. Become part of a growing cohort of trailblazing entrepreneurs who are charting their own course and finding passion along the way. Join a community of divine and creative women at https://www.facebook.com/groups/creativewomenscommunity and access resources to get started with finding meaningful and sustainable work as a coach or solopreneur.

No matter where your journey takes you, remember that taking those first steps towards solopreneurship is often the most difficult – but also the most liberating! So, grab your agenda, sharpen your pencils, open those windows, feel inspired by what’s around you—and move forward courageously in making your dreams happen!

Cheers to Choosing You,



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The Essence of Motherhood: Celebrating Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a special occasion that allows us to celebrate and honor the role of mothers in our lives. Whether you are a mother, a daughter, a sister, or a friend, every woman has a unique connection to this day, and today, we delve into the essence of what it means to be a woman celebrating Mother’s Day.

Motherhood is a journey filled with love, sacrifice, and resilience. It encompasses not only the act of giving birth but also the nurturing, guidance, and unwavering support that mothers provide throughout their children’s lives. As we celebrate Mother’s Day, we recognize the diverse experiences of motherhood and the incredible bond between a mother and her child.

Nurturing Instincts

As women, we’re often gifted with a nurturing instinct that drives us to care for others. Mother’s Day is an opportunity to honor the innate compassion and empathy that many women share. Whether you are a biological mother or not, this special day is a reminder of the power of the feminine spirit and our ability to support, uplift, and inspire those around us.

Sisterhood and Connection

Mother’s Day isn’t only about celebrating the relationship between a mother and her child and embracing the connections we share as women. We’re all daughters; many are sisters, aunts, and friends. Our shared experiences, both joyful and challenging, create a sisterhood that transcends blood relationships. By honoring the mothers in our lives, we celebrate our collective strength and the resilience of the women who have come before us.

Honoring Our Roots

For many women, Mother’s Day is a time to reflect on our own mothers or mother figures and the invaluable lessons they have taught us. It’s an opportunity to express gratitude for the love, wisdom, and guidance they have provided throughout our lives. As we honor the women who have shaped us, we acknowledge their role in the people we have become and the values we hold dear.

Self-Love and Care

While it is essential to celebrate the mothers and mother figures in our lives, Mother’s Day is also a reminder to practice self-love and care. We often prioritize the needs of others, sometimes at the expense of our own well-being. On this day, take a moment to honor yourself and the unique journey you have embarked upon. Whether you’re a mother or not, your experiences, challenges, and triumphs have all contributed to the incredible woman you are today.

Mother’s Day celebrates love, connection, and the power of the feminine spirit. As women, we each have a unique connection to this day, and it is essential to honor the role of mothers, both in our lives and within ourselves. By embracing the nurturing instincts, sisterhood, and self-love that are hallmarks of the feminine experience, we can celebrate Mother’s Day with gratitude and joy, recognizing the incredible strength and resilience that define what it means to be a woman.

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Cultivating Spiritual Wellness

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Hey Sis!

Are you ready to expand in your personal growth that impacts every area of your life?

Spiritual Relationship with Self, God & Your Body

If you’re looking to expand your personal growth, let’s take a deeper dive into nurturing a spiritual relationship with yourself. As an integral part of your personal growth, connecting inwardly through reflection and meditation helps build self-awareness of core values, beliefs, and goals that will ultimately strengthen your mind & body connection.

Finding a Greater Sense of Purpose & Direction

When you desire a greater sense of purpose and direction in your life, it’s essential to understand that connection is something greater than yourself. Self-care and mindfulness have various modalities that help cultivate a meaningful connection with yourself, the divine, and your body. A few examples of meaningful connection are intentional prayer or attending spiritual activities regularly (of your choice), and incorporating spiritual practices such as breath work or meditation into a daily wellness routine.

Body Care

When it comes to spiritual growth, caring for your body plays an integral role; creating affirmations and positive mantras that energize the soul; nourishing ourselves through healthy eating habits and exercise helps us stay connected not only our physical selves but also the divine (God, Creator, or higher source) within each one of us. Nurturing connections with yourself, and your body can be incredibly transformational.

Cultivating a Meaningful Connection

Taking time to get in touch with one’s spiritual self opens new doors of purpose and clarity – allowing a sense of inner peace as well as ensuring overall contentment in life. There is beauty that comes from actively connecting deeply with yourself, the divine, and your body. By actively engaging in self-awareness, mindfulness, and self-care you can cultivate meaningful connections that will provide lasting peace and direction on your spiritual journey!

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Discovering the Power of Self-Love: A Three-Step Journey to Loving Yourself More

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As women professionals juggling many hats in family life, career, and business, we hear about the importance of self-love from our favorite influencers, teachers, or mentor, but do we actually know firsthand what it truly means? When we talk about self-love, we’re talking about cultivating an appreciation and enjoyment of ourselves. It’s a journey that starts with building an awareness and understanding of who we are – our beliefs, values, and life purpose. From there, we can begin to practice positive and healthy habits that will lead to a deeper understanding of self-love. Here are three steps to get you started on your own journey.

Take Time for Reflection

The first step is taking time for reflection and contemplation. Make sure that you block off some alone time to really think deeply about how you feel about yourself. Think about what parts of yourself you appreciate and why they are important to you. Also, spend some time reflecting on things that trigger negative feelings in yourself and why they are hard for you to accept or move forward. Taking this time will help create an awareness of your thoughts and feelings so that you can establish a strong foundation for building self-love.

Develop Positive Habits

Once you have taken the time for reflection, it’s important to start developing positive habits in order to cultivate self-love even further. This could include things like being intentional with our time, taking regular walks outside, being present in the moment, speaking powerful words of affirmation, writing down three things each day that made you feel proud or happy, reading inspiring books or articles every morning before starting your day, and slowing down before closing out your day. The key is to develop habits that make you feel good and at your best from the inside out!

Surround Yourself with Positivity

The final step is one of the most important – surround yourself with positivity! Make sure that your environment is filled with uplifting people who help build up your confidence instead of tearing it down. Engage with people who share similar goals or interests as yours so that when times get tough (as they will!) you have a network of supportive people around who can lift each other up and keep each other motivated. Remember, you don’t have to be alone on this journey!

Your journey towards loving yourself begins by taking the time for reflection and developing positive habits such as being intentional with your time, taking regular walks outside, or reading inspiring material every morning before starting your day. Additionally, make sure that your environment is filled with uplifting people who help build up your confidence rather than tear it down. With these three steps in mind – take some time today to love yourself just a little bit more. My friend, you deserve it!



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Six Simple Ways to Integrate Self-Discipline with Self-Love

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Happy February!

The month of February is known as a time for love, and it’s also a great time for self-care and self-discipline. As women solopreneurs, we often have so much on our plates that sometimes taking the time to take care of ourselves first, becomes an afterthought.

As women with various roles in leadership and business, self-discipline and self-love are crucial because they set the foundation for success in business and life. Self-discipline allows us to prioritize and follow through with tasks necessary for our goals, while self-love gives us the confidence and resilience to handle challenges and make decisions aligned with our values. By practicing both, we can achieve a fulfilling and sustainable life as a solopreneur. Here are some key tips on how we can practice self-discipline as wellness daily:

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1. Start your day with movement and meditation. Self-care starts with physical health, so make sure you get up each morning and start your day off right by doing some type of physical activity such as yoga or stretching. After that, sit down for a few minutes for some stillness and mindfulness – try guided meditations or simple mindful breathing exercises to help you get centered and focused before starting your day.

2. Eat mindfully throughout the day. Eating nutrient-rich foods not only gives our bodies energy but helps us think more clearly during work hours too! Preparing nutritious meals ahead of time can help keep us on track during busy days when eating healthy might not seem convenient. Planning out snacks for in-between meals can also be helpful in regulating our blood sugar levels so that we don’t become overly tired or cranky from an energy crash mid-day.

3. Take breaks at regular intervals throughout the day. Breaks are essential for recharging mentally and physically – don’t forget they count as wellness activities too! Even if it’s just a quick 15-minute break away from your desk to do something completely unrelated or take a walk around the block to get some fresh air, it can make all the difference in terms of helping us refocus when we come back to our tasks at hand.

4. Get enough sleep every night; aim for 7–9 hours per night if possible! Sleep is one of the most important aspects of self-care yet often feels like one of the hardest things to accomplish with our hectic schedules – but it’s worth making an effort towards getting enough quality shut-eye each night so that we feel alert and energized the next day instead of feeling drained from lack of restful sleep!

5. Get organized both mentally and physically. Create checklists/to-do lists/calendars etc., so that you always know what needs to be done without having to scramble around trying to remember everything all at once! Taking small steps towards organization will eventually add up over time; setting yourself up for success will ensure that you remain disciplined with your workload even when you feel like giving up during moments of overwhelm or fatigue.

6. Make sure you’re taking care of yourself spiritually. This could mean anything from reading spiritual books or articles online, participating in group activities such as church services or small group meetings related to faith practices or simply carving out 10 minutes each morning or evening where you just sit quietly with yourself in reflection or prayer mode; whatever works best for YOU is what counts here! It’s important not to neglect this aspect because it ultimately impacts all other areas of life in some way shape form or fashion whether we’re aware of it consciously at any given moment or not–we are spiritual beings after all.

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Practicing self-discipline does not have to be complicated or overwhelming; by following these simple steps, you can find ways to integrate harmony while still achieving your goals each day!

Sending love and blessings for your self-expansion!



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Tips for Reducing Time Wasters in the New Year

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We all know that feeling of being absolutely exhausted at the end of a long day. As women, we tend to wear many hats and are constantly juggling different roles. Whether we’re taking care of our families, running businesses, or teaching classes, it can be tough to find time to take care of ourselves. When we’re tired, it’s easy to let things slide and become time (to include energy) wasters without even realizing it. However, there are some simple tips we can all follow to help reduce time wasters and make the most of our time and resources. Here are a few suggestions:

1) Take breaks during the day to refresh yourself – even if it’s just for a few minutes. Get up and move around, drink some water, or step outside for some fresh air.

2) Plan ahead – avoid last-minute rushes by planning your day/week in advance as much as possible. This will help you stay organized and on track while also reducing stress levels.

3) Don’t overcommit – saying “no” is not only ok, but necessary sometimes! If you have too many commitments on your plate, it will be difficult (if not impossible) to give your 100% to each one. Prioritize what is most important and let go of anything that isn’t serving you well.

4) Automate when possible – with technology today, there are so many ways to automate tasks that take up valuable time (think: social media scheduling tools, online bill pay, etc.). Free up your mental space by letting go of these menial tasks so you can focus on more important things.

5) Delegate when possible – related to #4 above, don’t be afraid to delegate tasks to others who can help you out! Ask your spouse/partner for assistance at home; utilize interns or virtual assistants for work-related tasks; hire a babysitter so you can have some “me time”; etc. By following these tips and making small changes in our daily routines, we can reduce energy wastage significantly! What other ideas do you have? Share in the comments below!

Educate yourself about the different types of time wasters

Self-care includes taking the time to educate yourself about the different types of energy wasters. How much time do we waste by not staying focused on our priorities? As self-awareness increases, so does the power to change unhealthy habits, like wasting energy. Taking a self-assessment is a simple way to get started in optimizing your own energy. This can help you identify what steps need to be taken next, and how you can start being more mindful of your time and energy.

Make a list of all the time wasters in life and business

Working in business, feeling overwhelmed and tired? It may be time to look at what’s draining your energy. Research shows that there are a variety of things that can be compromising your enthusiasm and success day after day. From skimming emails, getting lost on scrolling social media, arguing with coworkers over projects, team meetings taken up by meaningless conversations, and performance reviews that produce nothing more than frustration – the list of possible sources for draining energy is often longer than we’d like. If you’re ready to fight off fatigue and experience increased productivity within an energized workspace, it’s time to start pinpointing those sources of zapping and take steps toward fixing them!

Find ways to reduce or eliminate each time waster

How often do false urgencies derail our focus on the most important tasks? Taking a few moments each day to prioritize our daily tasks helps to eliminate false urgencies, placing self-care back in focus. With these initiatives consistently at the forefront of our minds, we can find ways to reduce or eliminate each time waster, improving our results with optimizing productivity. Let’s all make it a priority today!

Implement your self-care plan

It’s important to know what’s essential and making clear decisions that bring you closer to feeling good. That’s why setting aside time to develop a personalized self-care plan is the best way for your wellbeing. It might include taking time out of each day for yourself, making sure you have alone time, scheduling regular check-ups with healthcare professionals, or making time for fun activities. When you start taking care of yourself first, everything else in your life starts to fall into place and you’ll be better equipped for making decisions about what matters most.

Now that you understand the different types of time wasters, it’s time to get rid of them so you can take your business to the next level. Make a list of all the time wasters in your life and business and find ways to reduce or eliminate each one. Once you have removed the time wasters, implement your self-care plan so you can maintain a healthy work/life balance.

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