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Jerri's Empty Nest · 2d ago

Frugal Self Care

Taking care of yourself does not have to mean a costly trip to a spa, getting your nails done, or an expensive vacation.  To do any of those things, particularly if you already have debt, wi...
Jerri's Empty Nest · 3d ago

Self Care and Self Doubt

It is easy to doubt yourself when it comes to self care.  Do I deserve to take some time for myself? What if things don't get done?  Who's going to take care of a, b, c, and z if I take a da...
Jerri's Empty Nest · 4d ago

Self Care and Toxicity

Too often, we let the world around us influence our peace.  It is hard to avoid the news, toxic people, and just everyday things drain us.  Here is a short list to eliminate some of the toxi...
Jerri's Empty Nest · 5d ago

Happy Valentine's Day!

Jerri's Empty Nest · 6d ago

Self Care

With all going on in the world today, it's easy to forget to take care of ourselves.  The fear, outrage, and need to resist take a toll on our spirit, our emotional well-being, and even our ...
Jerri's Empty Nest · 1W ago

Advance Warning

I have done this in the past, but I am going to repeat it this April.  What is it?  A no-spending month!What is a no-spending month?  It is a full calendar month with no spending other than ...
Jerri's Empty Nest · 1W ago

My Hope

My hope is that these posts about women, veterans in particular, serve as an eye-opener.  It is estimated that 47% of active duty women experience some degree of military sexual trauma.  47%...
Jerri's Empty Nest · 1W ago

Women Veterans at Risk

I was made aware of a statistic this past week that, while it didn't shock me, I had never seen quantified.  The following graphic was posted by my regional VA hospital:One in three.  Read i...
Jerri's Empty Nest · 1W ago

Real Women

There is a meme making the rounds on social media.  It is being spread under the heading "This is how REAL women march."The inference is that any woman other than those on active duty have n...
Jerri's Empty Nest · 1W ago

A Fascinating Feature

There is a feature of Facebook of which many are not aware.When you like something or comment on something, it appears on all of your friends' timelines. During this tumultuous period in our...