It’s Time to Celebrate Your Inner Weirdo

The other day I was catching up with a good friend, and we found ourselves laughing hysterically about the stress and anxiety she feels daily over her white kitchen cabinets.   That’s right. Her kitchen cabinets.   Why, you may ask, would such an innocuous subject be the source of so much anguish? Doesn’t sheContinue reading “It’s Time to Celebrate Your Inner Weirdo”

From crisis to action

Times of crisis often spur us into action to take better care of ourselves, our relationships, our finances, our hearts, our community, our environment, or our world. You might feel called to start working out, eating healthy, being kinder to your loved ones, taking a dance class, volunteering, protesting, being fearless in your business, askingContinue reading “From crisis to action”

What are you trying to prove?

Lately I’m noticing that many people are on a constant unconscious quest to prove exactly the opposite of what they want to be true. There’s a tendency to stack up all the evidence that supports the belief that you suck, that you’re broke, that it’s not working, that the world is a dangerous place…  Continue reading “What are you trying to prove?”

How to cope with tragedy

How do you accurately describe the fear, hatred, and racism that are dominating our media and society right now. Disappointing? Tragic? Embarrassing? Completely utterly unacceptable? I’m sure you’re feeling it too. In the midst of all of this, how are you feeling?   There are certain things that happen in the world, and that happenContinue reading “How to cope with tragedy”

How social plans can benefit your self-care

You may be under the impression that self-care requires clearing your calendar, being alone, taking a bath, and getting a massage. Though all of those things are lovely and can definitely be rejuvenating, self-care is not only about isolation. The truth is, you are a social creature and making social plans in many ways can benefit self-care. TooContinue reading “How social plans can benefit your self-care”

Are you receiving what is good in your life?

Do you ever feel guilty about the good things in your life? Or how about when you’re receiving the support that you want, yet pushing it away at the same time? Sound familiar? I know because I do this to myself all the time! Yet thankfully I’ve learned to catch myself in the process. AndContinue reading “Are you receiving what is good in your life?”

4 Steps to overcoming overwhelm in the moment

Isn’t it so awesome when you’re on a roll, on top of your game, everything running smoothly and almost effortlessly flowing toward you? Until, of course, it’s not happening that way… Then all of a sudden you wake up one morning and bam! You’re hit with a tsunami of stress and overwhelm, and can’t imagineContinue reading “4 Steps to overcoming overwhelm in the moment”

What does it mean to be a woman? (Part II)

What does it mean to you to be a woman? Being a woman means honoring all the fluctuations of existence.  Sometimes that means working hard, sometimes resting hard, but most of all it means tuning into your body and understanding where you are in your cycle. What is special about being a woman? Is thereContinue reading “What does it mean to be a woman? (Part II)”

What does it mean to be a woman? (Part I)

As I sit and write this, it’s International Women’s Day!   Rather than write a long personal reflection, I feel compelled to pose a few questions…some of my favorite questions to explore!   What does it mean to you to be a woman?   What is special about being a woman?   What and/or whomContinue reading “What does it mean to be a woman? (Part I)”

The Simplicity of Self-Care: An Interview

Do you ever get the feeling that something as seemingly simple as taking good care of yourself has become overly complicated and hard to attain? The truth is, it doesn’t have to be. Over and over again I learn the lesson that life might be busy, at times overwhelming and stressful, but ultimately how youContinue reading “The Simplicity of Self-Care: An Interview”