I was all about chasing success—ticking off goals, managing everything and everyone... except for myself.

I’ve been in your shoes. I had to dig deep in therapy and coaching to find my way out. And let me tell you, on this journey, I discovered a path that was truly mine.

I’m passionate about guiding you back to your own path—one where you can embrace your real desires and ambitions without being overshadowed by what everyone else thinks success looks like.

I’m Alexis Camille, a high-achiever and recovering perfectionist. 

Are you ready to step into self-discovery?

MY STORY

Claim your free Human Design Bodygraph today!

Access Now

Beyond Bubble Baths: Redefining Self-Care for the Soul

Woman reading in bathtub

In a world that often feels like it’s moving a million miles a minute, it’s easy to confuse self-care with just another item on our endless to-do lists. From bubble baths to the occasional spa day, these acts of self-love are marketed as the gateway to rejuvenation. But let’s be real, while there’s nothing wrong with pampering ourselves, true self-care—especially for us, high-achieving Black women—goes much, much deeper.

The Depth of Self-Care

Self-care is more than just treating ourselves to external pleasures; it’s about nurturing our inner selves, healing our souls, and finding peace in the chaos. It’s about creating a space where we can fully embrace our personal truths amidst societal expectations that often feel like they’re boxing us in.

The Power of Saying ‘No’

One of the most significant acts of self-care is learning the power of “no.” Saying no to demands that drain our energy, to environments that don’t serve our spirit, and to all that doesn’t align with our deepest truths. It’s not selfish; it’s necessary for our soul’s survival and growth.

Meditation and Mindfulness: A Path to Inner Peace

Meditation and mindfulness practices guide us back to our center, allowing us to foster a deep, meaningful relationship with ourselves. This isn’t about emptying our minds but filling our hearts with self-love, self-understanding, and an unwavering sense of peace amidst the storms.

Journaling: Dialogue with the Soul

Journaling is more than jotting down daily activities; it’s a profound dialogue with the soul. Whether it’s through morning pages that catch our rawest, unfiltered thoughts or reflective evening entries, journaling allows us to process, heal, and grow. It’s our safe space to confront our fears, celebrate our wins, and navigate the complexities of being high-achieving Black women in a world that often overlooks our depth.

Communing with Nature: Returning to Our Roots

There’s undeniable magic in connecting with nature. Whether it’s a leisurely walk in the park, a quiet moment watching the sunset, or tending to a garden, engaging with the earth reminds us of our connection to something greater. This communion nurtures our soul, reminding us of our strength, resilience, and the natural flow of life.

The Healing Power of Laughter and Relationships

Never underestimate the healing power of laughter and the warmth of genuine relationships. Surrounding ourselves with people who uplift and understand us isn’t just beneficial; it’s essential. These connections remind us that we’re not alone, providing a source of strength and joy that feeds our souls.

Honey, remember:

True self-care is an act of radical self-love; it’s finding joy in the places we’re taught there is none. It’s about listening intently to our needs and meeting them with the same fervor we do the needs of others. It’s about acknowledging our tiredness, our fears, and our dreams—and then giving ourselves permission to rest, to heal, and to soar.

Let’s pledge to go beyond the superficial and cultivate a self-care practice that truly nourishes our soul. Because you, honey, deserve nothing less.

I was all about chasing success—ticking off goals, managing everything and everyone... except for myself.

I’ve been in your shoes. I had to dig deep in therapy and coaching to find my way out. And let me tell you, on this journey, I discovered a path that was truly mine.

I’m passionate about guiding you back to your own path—one where you can embrace your real desires and ambitions without being overshadowed by what everyone else thinks success looks like.

I’m Alexis Camille, a high-achiever and recovering perfectionist. 

Are you ready to step into self-discovery?

MY STORY

Claim your free Human Design Bodygraph today!

Access Now

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *