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Your Self-Care Repertoire: Community Is Valuable

This post is part of the Mental Health Monday series & is written by a guest blogger. Read all about this author at the end of this article. Community is valuable for self-care in early motherhood. When I became a mother nearly a decade ago, I had no idea how valuable community would be in caring for myself. Self-care was beginning its rise as a pop culture buzzword. The transition from working full-time to being… Read More »Your Self-Care Repertoire: Community Is Valuable

Make Decisions When You’re Ready: 4 Simple Ways to Give Yourself the Grace

This post is part of the Mental Health Monday series & is written by a guest blogger. Read all about this author at the end of this article. On Fridays, I don’t make any decisions. By this I mean, after a long day at the end of a long week, what I know about myself is that my capacity for making emotionally wise choices is depleted. Something as small as deciding the agenda for the… Read More »Make Decisions When You’re Ready: 4 Simple Ways to Give Yourself the Grace

Seeking Guest Bloggers for New Mental Health & Self-Care Series

Starting Monday, September 13, 2021, a new mental health & self-care series will begin to post as a new weekly feature right here on RetaJayne.com. I am currently seeking GUEST BLOGGERS for this new series. The topics need to be centered around SELF-CARE &/or MENTAL HEALTH. I am seeking guest bloggers to write about self-care &/or mental health topics. If you are interested, here’s all that is needed for this opportunity: A 600-word (approximate minimum)… Read More »Seeking Guest Bloggers for New Mental Health & Self-Care Series

4 Advantageous Reasons Your Home Business Needs a Website Today

Working for yourself from the comfort of your own home has a lot of perks! But, just because we are enclosed by our four walls doesn’t mean our business needs to be as well. Bust out into the World Wide Web! Let me line out all the top reasons your home business needs a website. 1). Online “real estate” is a valuable commodity! Many people who run home businesses online do not own their own… Read More »4 Advantageous Reasons Your Home Business Needs a Website Today

6 Core Guidelines for Email Newsletters

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When you get started with email marketing, it is easy to get overwhelmed with all of the advice out there. But, really, the best thing to do is to take stock of your basics, then simply begin. So, with that in mind, here are the 5 core guidelines for email newsletters. 1). The main purpose of an email newsletter is to engage your readers. Overall, your email list might have a purpose to increase your… Read More »6 Core Guidelines for Email Newsletters

April NoFilter Global Deals

Every month, NoFilter Global provides ways to save money on their lines of cruelty-free, non-toxic skincare, mineral cosmetics, & cleaning essentials. Plus, affiliates have even more options with monthly incentives & rewards! Here are your April NoFilter Global deals. Skipping Daisies: April NoFilter Global Look of the Month NoFilter Global’s April look of the month is Skipping Daisies! This collection is worth $111, but is offered at just $94 — or $79.90 if you are… Read More »April NoFilter Global Deals

Direct Creatives: A Solution for & by Home-Based Entrepreneurs

As a home-based entrepreneur, diversifying income & automating your efforts is a constant desire. Just because you work from home doesn’t mean you don’t want to maximize your time so you can do more of what you want & less of the things you dislike. Direct Creatives can be the solution to so many of these struggles for home business owners. What is Direct Creatives? Direct Creatives is a collaborative digital marketplace created by home… Read More »Direct Creatives: A Solution for & by Home-Based Entrepreneurs

Look at How Far You Have Come Versus How Far You Have Yet to Go

How about a bit of storytime? I present to you a brief walk down memory lane. It’s amazing what can happen when you look at how far you have come versus how far you have yet to go! A couple of evenings ago, I got the email that one of my domains expired. Normally, I leave my domains on auto-renew — & I have had a TON of them the last three to five years… Read More »Look at How Far You Have Come Versus How Far You Have Yet to Go

How do you NOT take it personally when someone unsubscribes from your email list?

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When someone unsubscribes from your email list, it feels like a failure, doesn’t it? At least at first, anyway, it creates a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach & it makes you wonder WHY you’ve been pouring your efforts into building it anyway. So how do you NOT take it personally? Honestly? There’s no shame in feeling sad about it when someone unsubscribes from your list. Give yourself a moment to have a… Read More »How do you NOT take it personally when someone unsubscribes from your email list?

Can you lead a fulfilling life with bipolar WITHOUT medication?

I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder a little over five years ago. At the time, I was only two weeks postpartum with my daughter so medication was off the table. I was breastfeeding & had no intention to stop until we were both ready. At the time, I thought living with bipolar without medication would be a temporary thing. But, now I am wondering if there was something to it… My original psychiatrist told me… Read More »Can you lead a fulfilling life with bipolar WITHOUT medication?