Did you know that women respond differently to stress than men? In fact, most stress research has been done on men, leaving the data on women less robust.  But, researchers at UCLA have found that women actually move towards friends and nurturing friendships during stressful episodes. 

Self Care.  It's been a new buzz word for a few years now and it is now mainstream.  Self Care is the conscious and deliberate care of your inner and outer self so that you can be present and enjoy your life. Self care involves taking a deliberate time out to focus on the mental and physical wellbeing of your self and ultimately your soul.  It can look like many things.

The mind is a terrible thing to waste—this was not just a catchy slogan by the United Negro College Fund, it’s truth to power. Everything ladies—begins in the mind and if you are really deep—it begins in the soul. How we think, and what we think reflect, what we believe about ourselves and our self-worth. Ever had a friend who constantly seems to be in non-stop drama and always a dollar late.  Chances are her sense of self and value are shot.