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The 30 Day Self Love Challenge Checklist

Make self love and self care part of your daily routine with our 30 Day Self Love Challenge Checklist. 30 acts of self love and self care that will transform you from the inside out and make choosing yourself and choosing happiness a delicious daily habit. In the past, we've done 30 day self love challenges with a designated challenge for each day, which for some led to feelings of pressure, disappointment, failure and wanting to give up when a day was missed. (Literally the opposite of what we were trying to accomplish). With this checklist, you can engage with the challenge...

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Dr. Shannon Chavez on Why Masturbation is One of the Best Forms of Self Care

How would you define self-care?  Self-care is anything you do intentionally to take care of your overall health and wellbeing. There are mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual components. It is an intention with willingness and commitment to feeling like your best self. It is key to mental health and improves mood and the relationship you have to self and others. It’s not forced or something you don’t enjoy. It’s not self-indulging or selfish. It is up to you to determine what you need for self-care. It looks different for everyone and starts with considering your needs and not comparing yourself...

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10 Self Care Ideas for You and Your Best Friend

While people often assume that self care is something you do independently of others, many do not realize that some of the best forms of self care can be done with a best friend!  As humans, we’re social beings (even if we’re introverts), which means doing things with a friend or two is significantly more fun. Even more, incorporating a friend into your self care routine can make it easier to maintain a self care regimen. Self care should come naturally, but let's be real: Incorporating self care can be taxing when there are so many other stressors and responsibilities to manage. As...

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5 Ways Self Love and Self Care Will Transform Your Career

What do self love and self care have to do with your career? Everything. Tell me if this scenario feels familiar: You hold your breath, click submit, and hope for the best. And then you do it about 100 more times. You’re exhausted, hopeless, and burnt out. What should have been an exciting opportunity for change, is instead a dreary flurry of clicks and prayers followed by an uncomfortable, and often predictable, radio silence. Your resume isn’t doing the job, and you’re losing steam in a big way. That’s where self love and self care come in to transform your...

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7 Tasty Recipes to Make Your Mom this Mother's Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all of our shining Mothers! Since it’s her special day, she deserves to be treated like the queen you are! What better way to start her day than to spend the morning in bed, with everything you could possibly need in arms reach? Having breakfast in bed delivered by you is the perfect way to start her day. Below is a round up of some of our favorite breakfast recipes for your Mother’s Day morning! Don’t forget to share your breakfast in bed with us on Instagram! Tag us in your photos and stories @fredandfar! For the healthy mom…Red Velvet Smoothie Bowl For...

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Make The Most Of A Day Off - Memorial Day Edition!

With the unofficial start of summer coming up in a few weeks, we want you to make the most out of your day off and spend the day treating yourself right. Sitting inside all day can seem like torture in contrast to enjoying the summer sun. This Memorial Day, try spending your day outdoors surrounded with friends, family and fun! Take a look at some of our Memorial Day recommendations and let us know how you’re spending your day off by tagging us on Instagram! @fredandfar 1. Do some fitness in the sun Moving your body is an essential part...

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9 Activities to Give Your Mom the Best Mother's Day Ever

Mother’s Day is coming up on May 13th and we want it to make it as easy as possible for you to do something nice with your mom on her day! Below are 8 activities you can do together, ranging from super easy to more complex. Whatever you decide to do, make sure you let your mom know how much you love and appreciate her! 1. Have breakfast in bed Nothing beats a delicious homemade breakfast delivered to you while you’re snuggled up in bed. This may take an early morning to cook and deliver, but your mom’s face will...

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8 Cheap (Or Free!) Ideas For Self Care

Happy Self Care Sunday to our lovely tribe! Self Care Sunday is our favorite day of the week and is a perfect way to take an extra few minutes for yourself before a busy week ahead. Making time to take care of yourself can be a feat in and of itself, and we want to make it easy and accessible for everyone to partake in! To inspire our tribe, we’ve compiled a list of low-cost ways to practice self care. Check them out below and let us know what you’ll be doing by tagging @fredandfar in your photos and stories...

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14 Quotes About Self Care That Will Change Your Mindset

Self care is not selfish, self care is necessary to keep your body and your soul alive and well. Self care is more than taking care of your body, it’s taking care of your mind, your emotions and every part of yourself. Taking time to nurture yourself is critical for your well-being, and it’s hard to take care of others close to you if you do not first care for yourself. Taking care of yourself is not a sign of weakness, but a sign that you have the inner-strength to give your body what it needs to feel nourished, loved...

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30 Day Self Love Challenge

Make Self Love and Self Care part of your daily routine with our 30 Day Self Love Challenge. You can try these challenges in order, or mix it up! Share your daily challenges on social media to create accountability for yourself and to inspire your friends to join you by starting their own self love journeys. Make sure to use the hashtag #fredandfar and tag us so we can root you on every step of the way. 30 Day Self Love Challenge: Buy yourself flowers Go sugar-free for the day Write down five concrete goals for the month Cook or...

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Dear Dr. Christina: I've lost interest in sex with my husband

"I am a 60-year-old woman and I have lost interest in sex with my husband. In the last five years his actions have resulted in us losing our house. I just can't get past it." Dear I've lost interest in sex with my husband, I am so sorry to hear that you have lost your home.  I can only imagine all the feelings of sadness, anger and frustration you must be feeling and it would only be natural for you to feel disconnected from your husband if he is the reason you lost your home. Wanting physical intimacy and feeling sexual...

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Dear Dr. Christina: I'm excited but confused

"I look at women and get excited but I don’t when I kiss women. How do I tell if I’m bisexual or not?" Dear I'm excited but confused, I would be curious to know what “get excited” means to you. I would also want to know if the women you are kissing are the same women that get you excited! Sometimes we feel a strong, energetic connection with another person or a deep affection that may or may not be erotic. Our sexual orientation is actually fluid and not fixed. This means that who you are attracted to could change...