Is Self-Care Selfish or Necessary?

When we are working with the clients out at the cancer center and teaching them how to take care of themselves in their new normal, sometimes they will ask “isn’t self-care selfish?” Even healthy people have questions about self-care and will make comments like, “I don’t take time for myself, I am a caregiver for others – I don’t have time to do anything for…

The Wellness Skin Health Connection

Wellness is a buzzword that has been a part of the spa world for many years now. Some call it a trend, some say it is the way of the future for spas and if you don’t jump on the wellness bandwagon you will be missing out. What is wellness and what does it mean for a spa or a spa service? There are many…

Self Care for the Mind, Body, and Soul

Mind, body, and soul – are these three separate entities or all parts of one being? Can we separate the different parts that make up a human being, treat only one part, and expect a holistic “fix,” peace, or good self care? I don’t think so. If you are like me, you probably said a resounding no, as well. But, what if we do a…

Self-Care and the Burnout Connection

Is there a connection between lack of self-care and potential burnout? Let me set the stage and see if you can identify with any part of this scenario. You set the alarm, but after tossing and turning most of the night, you get up before it goes off because you have so much to do (always). But, you are type-A, (maybe a little ADD like…

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