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Self-Care Sunday Links 8.30.15

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On some Sundays I share links to pieces from around the web, along with posts I’ve written for Psych Central. This month’s links include everything from reframing your thoughts about exercise to reducing mom guilt to what it really means to love yourself. I hope you find these helpful, and I hope you’re having a wonderful Sunday!

3 strategies to reframe your thinking about exercise.

Why I don’t wear makeup.

Practicing presence.

Dialectical behavior therapy skills everyone can benefit from.

“What small, ordinary parts of your day will you focus on as summer draws to a close?”

“How can I lose weight if I can’t eat healthy foods?”

How can you let it be simple?

How often do we savor the wonder and power of something as routine and everyday as walking?

“What was the last thing that triggered a strong emotional reaction in me? What’s the story I’m carrying behind those emotions? Am I willing to question that story?”

“When was the last time you took a step back from it all to examine what you really want for your life?… Because without knowing what you want, your commitments mean nothing.”

12 creative prompts and quotes for connecting to yourself.

Examining the stories we tell ourselves.

Why I don’t use social media anymore.

How to reduce mom guilt.

Getting honest with ourselves when no one is watching.

What it really means to love yourself.

What excellent reads are you enjoying this weekend?

Self-Care Sunday Links 8.30.15

Margarita Tartakovsky, MS

Margarita is an associate editor at She writes about everything from taking compassionate care of yourself at any weight, shape, and size, to coping healthfully with difficult emotions. Her goal is to give readers practical, empowering tips to better their lives, and to remind you that whatever you're struggling with, you're never, ever alone.

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Tartakovsky, M. (2019). Self-Care Sunday Links 8.30.15. Psych Central. Retrieved on August 24, 2019, from


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