Self Care and How these 4 Things Stop Us Reaching Our Full Potential

If you’ve been reading our blog for any length of time, I can guarantee that at some point, one of the things you’ll learn from us here at On Your Journey is that you need to make time to take care of yourself.

But, when it comes to self care, we all have blind spots that keep us from reaching our full potential. Bringing awareness to these blind spots or blocks – whether they are personality traits, feelings, or actions – can help us to overcome some of these, so that they don’t stop us in our self care efforts. 

These traits vary from person to person, but today let’s look at some of the most common blind spots that you may discover when working on self-care. 

In our culture of self-care, we tend to be blind to our own flaws and mistakes. But true self care and self love is not just about bubble baths and face masks, it is about facing ourselves and working on ourselves. It is not easy. 

Sometimes we fail to recognize how some of our behaviour and habits are affecting ourselves and those around us, and maybe holding us back. 

Here are just a few of the most common ones, so let us talk you through them and maybe some of these will resonate.

Avoiding Conflict At All Costs

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HydraFacial Vs MicroDermAbrasion: Which Facial Treatment is Better for You?

In a time where people are becoming increasingly conscious about their skin health, we decided to compare two of the most popular treatments on the market today—HydraFacial and MicroDermAbrasion.

Both HydraFacial and MicroDermAbrasion are popular non-invasive cosmetic procedures that address facial imperfections such as sun spots, enlarged pores, uneven skin tone and other skin irregularities. Both of these treatments are popular among women and men alike.

HydraFacial vs. MicroDermAbrasion—which is better for your skin? Learn how each facial treatment works and compare their benefits.

glowing skin

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6 Fun and Relaxing Games to Play on your Phone (Fruit Themed!)

There are so many fun games that you can play on your phone, whether you’re on a plane, in line at the grocery store or even in the back of a car.

Whether you’re looking for a break from work or if you’re having trouble getting into the creative zone, these games will help you have some fun, and take a minute to refocus your mind so that you can come back refreshed to whatever else you need to accomplish that day. 

I have written a few times about how playing games can help to relieve stress, taking that time for yourself can help to boost your mental health as it gives you a moment to pause and switch off. 

This week, we’re giving you a run through of some of our favourite fruit-themed games you can play on your phone.

We have been playing some fun and relaxing fruit themed games that we found on the Culinary Schools site. You do not need to download any app to play these games, just fire them up in your phones browser and get ready to unwind.

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4 Main Types of Procrastination – And a Checklist to Help You Beat Them All!

How to Get Out of the Habit of Procrastination and Start Doing Stuff Today!

As a kid, procrastination was a word I often heard people use. It wasn’t a word that I ever truly understood, but Procrastination is a major problem for many people, myself included.

It’s an issue that seems to keep coming back every year, and it’s something I still need to work on.

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How to use the Christmas break to Kick Start 2022

By Sid madge, Meee

I was one of those adults that dreaded Christmas. But now I’ve got three little children, five years old, three and one, and I love it! (I also have an adult child too but she’s a bit grumpier about Christmas!) I love the ‘sparkle’ it brings to an otherwise cold and dreary time of year. Winter is tough for many of us, but Christmas can be a high point. I also love that I get time off work to enjoy time with my lovelies (my name for my children). We put our decorations up in mid-November because we just couldn’t wait to revel in the joy the festivities bring. 

It got me thinking what types of sparkles and joy we could all bring more of into our lives, businesses and to our work colleagues this coming year using classic Christmas elements.

The Giving 

A key focus of Christmas is the presents. It’s one of the reasons I didn’t like Christmas for so long, as it seemed to be less about being thankful and spending time with family and friends and more about what someone got for Christmas. It also used to depress me a bit that all this money was wasted on gifts that no one wanted or that were pointless when so much of the world had nothing. 

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Self-Care for Introverts vs Extroverts

I can’t count the number of times I’ve come across articles on how introverts or extroverts are better at certain things, but the truth is, we all need to practice self-care in order to be successful.

Whatever your personality type, when you find the right ways to fill your own cup then you will be in a better position to thrive.

In this blog post we will take you through self care for introverts vs extroverts with ideas on the best ways for both personality types to re charge and feel your best.

We will explore the concept of Self Care for Introverts and Extroverts to help you identify what is required for you to feel more fulfilled in life, with practical Ideas for Self-Care for both personality types

introverted vs extroverted

Self-Care for Introverts and Extroverts

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12 Easy Everyday Healthy Habits for Clear Skin

It’s no secret that having clear, healthy, glowing skin is a dream for many people. However, achieving it isn’t always easy. You can spend hundreds of dollars on fancy skincare products and research beauty secrets for hours and hours and get nowhere. But what if it was simpler than we thought? What if to get the skin you want it was more about those little healthy habits you make along the way?

We will walk you through 12 super simple steps that you can include in your every day routine to give your skin the best chance of thriving, glowing and looking it’s best naturally.

If you want to be free from the time and money constraints of expensive treatments and products, all you need is a few simple habits with consistency that will soon help your skin to glow. I experienced this myself, when I rolled back my skin care routine to something much more basic with great results.

Healthy habits for clear skin

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10 Profound Life Changes You Can Experience by Meditating

Meditation is not just about quieting your mind. It’s about changing the way you perceive, interact with, and think about yourself, others, and the world around you. It can be a very personal journey to find your true self through meditation.

Today, we will walk you through 10 profound life changes that could happen when you start meditating.


Though meditation has been around for thousands of years, it’s only now that meditation is becoming mainstream. Even the conservative medical community is singing the praises of meditation.

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