Self-Care

How a Morning Routine Will Transform Your Life

Many of us are guilty of doing one thing every single day that sets us up for failure before we’ve even hit that first “snooze” button: we aren’t taking part in a morning routine. A morning routine is one of the most important ways that you can set the course for a successful day. What… Continue reading How a Morning Routine Will Transform Your Life

Self-Care · Travel

It’s Time To Take A Vacation And Here’s Why

It’s no secret that Americans are one of the most overworked, overstressed nations in the world. Sometimes we find ourselves grabbing lunch-to-go (or not even eating at all). Normally, our bodies are always under some mild case of stress-duress. And, let’s not even get started on our social lives. Do those even exist? With that… Continue reading It’s Time To Take A Vacation And Here’s Why

Books · Self-Care

5 Books To Read When You Need A Pick-Me-Up

After a long week of meetings, appointments, and conference calls, the weekends are for relaxation and plain ol’ “feel-good” books. You know, the kind of books that make us smile, feel good about ourselves, and deliver an instant inspirational pick-me-up. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite novels that give us all the feels… Continue reading 5 Books To Read When You Need A Pick-Me-Up

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4 Simple Ways To Reset and Recharge After The Holidays

Well, we made it. The tree was trimmed, the halls were decked, and we rang in the new year with loads and loads of holiday cheer. And now, it’s back to reality. Maybe you’re starting off the new year with a fire underneath of you to do all the things and accomplish all the goals… Continue reading 4 Simple Ways To Reset and Recharge After The Holidays

me time · Self-Care

5 Ways To Make ‘Me Time’ A Priority In 2018

With the holiday season in full-swing, it can be hard to find a moment to yourself. As the New Year nears, make yourself a priority. Not only is solitude soothing, but science suggests it’s good for your health. Time alone can increase productivity and creativity. Not to mention, “me time” offers valuable meditation and relaxation… Continue reading 5 Ways To Make ‘Me Time’ A Priority In 2018

Holidays · Self-Care

How To Start A Gratitude Journal And Give Thanks This November

While the hustle and bustle of the holiday season can sometimes be overwhelming, there’s no denying that it’s also the perfect time of year to give thanks for everything we have. Learning to focus on the positive aspects in our life, rather than the negative, re-trains our brain to be happy. The easiest way to… Continue reading How To Start A Gratitude Journal And Give Thanks This November

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How To Practice Self-Care After You’ve Made a Horrible Mistake

About two weeks ago, I made an awful mistake. It was a horrible, awful, no-good mistake that cost me a lot of money (we’re talking the to the tune of over 8,000 dollars, people), my reputation, an important work relationship, and my confidence. I told you it was bad. And perhaps the hardest part of… Continue reading How To Practice Self-Care After You’ve Made a Horrible Mistake

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Challenge Yourself To A Little Me Time and Win!

For the month of September, we're challenging you to sneak a little ME time into your day in our 30 Day Meaningful Me Time Challenge . To go along with the ME Time challenge, we're also holding a contest to giveaway......more ME time! We're giving away a free three month subscription to the Cozy Reader Club!… Continue reading Challenge Yourself To A Little Me Time and Win!

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30-Day Meaningful ME Time Challenge

Can you believe it's almost September already?! Kick September off right by participating in The Cozy Reader Club's 30-Day Meaningful "Me Time" Challenge. Rejuvenate and refresh each day with small ideas and tips for relaxing, as well as finding small moments to de-stress. What better way to say hello to Fall? Follow along with us,… Continue reading 30-Day Meaningful ME Time Challenge

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How Every Mom Should Have a Fresh Start This Fall

Forget New Year’s resolutions, fall is the perfect time to create a fresh start, especially if you’re a mom with kids who are heading back to school. Maybe it’s because I’ve always been something of a nerd, but there’s nothing as invigorating to me as the promise of fall. I think it has something to… Continue reading How Every Mom Should Have a Fresh Start This Fall