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”

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 to do when you don’t know what to do

There are times in life when you’re presented with a challenging situation or a difficult decision, and you just don’t know what to do. You find yourself constantly weighing pros and cons and coming up with if/then scenarios, but nothing is speaking to you as the “right” move.   I don’t believe there necessarily isContinue reading “What to do when you don’t know what to do”

What lights you up?

When life feels hectic and overwhelming, it’s easy to curl up on the couch at the end of each day and zone out in front of Netflix, because you’re just too tired to do anything else.   Over a long period of doing that night after night, do you feel replenished, rested, and energized? DoContinue reading “What lights you up?”

What is feminine energy and why it matters

In the Sacred Art of Self-Care I stress the importance of nurturing your feminine energy, but what does that mean? Often, what comes to mind when we hear the word “feminine” are stereotypes like the color pink, flowers, perfume, shopping, make-up, ballerinas, and romantic comedies. While there is absolutely nothing wrong with any of thoseContinue reading “What is feminine energy and why it matters”

How to Expand Time

[et_pb_section][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] photo credit: http://www.sandiegoreader.com   Ever wish you could magically extend the length of your day and let go of the feeling that you’re always behind?   (Because you’re trying to run your business, get another project off the ground, spend time with your family, and look fabulousContinue reading “How to Expand Time”

When you’re feeling overwhelmed

This week you’re receiving Wellness Wednesday on Thursday! I am a bit of a stickler for deadlines, especially personal ones. Every week I write an article which gets sent out in a newsletter every Wednesday, at the same time. This week I was tackling a rather large topic, and wrote multiple versions of my answerContinue reading “When you’re feeling overwhelmed”

Get excited about money

What’s your relationship with money? As I emphasized in my article about my love affair with YNAB, financial wellness is absolutely a part of overall wellness as money is a big part of our lives, our culture, our society, and our world. Money stress is so acute because the truth is money is something withoutContinue reading “Get excited about money”

Financial clarity leads to prosperity

It’s no secret that money woes weigh heavy as a major source of stress for many of us. In this 2011 report by the American Psychological Association, Stress in America: Our Health at Risk, money is identified as the top source of stress for most Americans. Some degree of stress is healthy, but too muchContinue reading “Financial clarity leads to prosperity”