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7 Small Changes To Make Your Week Better

Small change, big difference.

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1. If you have 3 minutes: Follow @tinycarebot on Twitter

💧: remember to take a moment to go get a sip of water please

2. If you have 5 minutes: Consider this tweet.

instead of apologising to the people who've been there for u thru a difficult time - thank them. practice ur gratitude not ur guilt

3. If you have 10 minutes: Read this article on surviving bikini body season.

Sally writes:

"I'm not here to tell you how to think or not think about food. BUT HAVING SAID THAT have you noticed how casually people say something like "I was so bad yesterday; I ate those doughnuts" or "There was pizza at the meeting but I was being good so I didn't have any."

"This kind of talk makes YOU good or bad for eating something or not eating it, which, when you think about it, is pretty harsh and reductive. And it's a mindset that implies you have to earn food or be punished for eating it. IDK about you, but I don't like to think of myself as a naughty toddler.

So for now, I am restricting debates about the ethical considerations around food to conversations about animal welfare, the environment, and the human labor responsible for our food supply. Please join me!"


5. If you have 20 minutes: Stop saving things for best.

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Wear that top you love! Light that fancy candle! Use that nice olive oil! There's no need to hang onto the things you cherish for a rainy day. You are worth using your nice things on, any day of the week.

6. If you have 30 minutes: Challenge yourself bit by bit.

I've recently gotten into bouldering, big time. Who knew? I am a short and fearful person, but yet the idea of climbing without ropes lured me in. And I bloody love it. What I'm enjoying the most is learning how to push, and respect my limits. Some days I won't be strong enough to reach the top of a puzzle, and other days I will be. It is so satisfying to just accept what I can do on the day, and not beat myself up afterwards about it.

7. If you have 30 seconds: Read this tweet.

My 5 & 8 year-old daughters watched Hidden Figures again. Then they played "scientists", solving equations until be…

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