Self-Care Archives - Phyliss Francis
December 4, 2019

Bring more joy into your life…

After spending two days cooking a meal for family and friends (then spending the next few days eating it!), I was thankful to complete hosting Thanksgiving and readying my home for the Christmas season. In the midst of pulling out boxes from the garage, I realized it’s time to have fun! So we hopped in the car and drove an hour and a half to find snow, so we could go sledding. We had so much fun sliding down the hills, making an Olaf snowman, and just enjoying ourselves. When was the last time you took time out to enjoy yourself? […]
October 15, 2019

How Your Inner Reality Impacts the World Around You

Your outer reality is an experience of what’s going on in and around you. They way you show up and present yourself has a tremendous impact on your attitude, your mood, and the effect you have on the world. As a leader, a teacher, a wife, and a mother, the difference that my mindset makes is night and day. How I show up is everything. Have you ever noticed that people are a lot nicer to you when you’re nicer to them? When you walk around with a smile on your face, people around you are going to respond positively. […]
May 15, 2019

Finding Time for Joy

I can’t believe we are well into May and summer is fast approaching!  What a year, right!?! I am hoping that everyone had a magical Happy Mother’s Day weekend and made time to celebrate as a mother, daughter/son, or “godparent”. Whether or not you have children, we all can sometimes take on mothering instincts to care, support and nurture our loved ones, and work projects, but often times we forget to take the time to do this for ourselves. In the past, I was just such a workhorse. I was constantly working, whether it be out in the field, or […]