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”

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”

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)”

Manage your fear with self-care rituals

Is there a certain time of day that you feel anxiety and fear creeping in? For me, it’s the beginning of the day, as soon as I wake up. Thankfully I don’t always wake-up feeling that way, but if there’s something heavy on my mind, or a massive unknown I’m grappling with, it presents itselfContinue reading “Manage your fear with self-care rituals”

How tidying can change your life

If you follow me on Social Media, you might already know that I’m having a fairly intense love affair with an author named Marie Kondo. She wrote two glorious little works of life changing art, The life-changing magic of tidying up and its essential companion Spark Joy.   For months I’ve been bypassing these books,Continue reading “How tidying can change your life”

Why true self-care is not spontaneous

Press play below to listen to the audio version of this post.     Some people, perhaps many people, hold a belief that self-care is frivolous, or only for those that have endless freedom to do as they wish and float about the planet meditating and getting massages. Basically, self-care is a spontaneous act forContinue reading “Why true self-care is not spontaneous”

Finding clarity in the storm

Are you familiar with the feeling of being squeezed? Like a giant hand is closing in around you, this immense pressure making you feel anxious, overwhelmed, lost and scared, and you’re not even sure exactly where it’s coming from?   I have learned that chances are, in this moment, there’s something in your life that’sContinue reading “Finding clarity in the storm”

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”