Because I'd tell my 23-year-old self to stop thinking so much and get into the moment, I'd ask her to pay attention to what she sees and how she feels and to listen, smell, and taste intentionally. MINDFULNESS AS I'VE COME TO UNDERSTAND IT: There are many ways to practice mindfulness, but practicing in all different moods … Continue reading If you could go back and give a piece of advice to your younger self, what would you say?
Want to reduce anxiety, depression, blood pressure, and inflammation in one fell swoop?
Join me for an evening of mindfulness practices: When: At your leisure Where: The Online ClassroomCost: FREEDetails: Check them out here! The best part? You have access to this product for as long as the online classroom exists. 🎉 I encourage you to share this workshop with the people you love because the people we spend the most time … Continue reading Want to reduce anxiety, depression, blood pressure, and inflammation in one fell swoop?
Are you a recovering perfectionist too? Because I feel like there’s A LOT of us.
Most perfectionists I work with want to know how to be a good meditator, or, my personal favorite, how to meditate right. And to be completely honest, that’s what I wanted to know when I started. I wanted to know how to sit, what to think about, and how it should feel. I thought I … Continue reading Are you a recovering perfectionist too? Because I feel like there’s A LOT of us.
How to trade your bad habits for healthy, thriving ones (Part 2 of 4)
How did saying “maybe” to the beliefs that aren’t serving you go these last couple of weeks? If you’re like most people, this strategy might have been enough to interrupt some of your bad habits but not all of them. That’s normal. And today, we’re adding to your toolbox for busting patterns that no longer … Continue reading How to trade your bad habits for healthy, thriving ones (Part 2 of 4)
How to trade in your bad habits for healthy, thriving ones (part 1 of 4)
How do I change my bad habit? Most people want an answer to☝🏼 that ☝🏼question. As you know, I’m a firm believer that when you change your outlook, you can change your life (hence the name Outlook Good, Feel Good), and my favorite way to do this is through mindfulness and somatic experiencing. If you … Continue reading How to trade in your bad habits for healthy, thriving ones (part 1 of 4)
Do THIS if you want to feel your best
Have you leaned into all the fall vibes yet? For me, that usually includes making my drive home from work a mindfulness practice. Observing the day-by-day changes of the trees' leaves is honestly one of the most soothing mindfulness exercises you can do, but don't take my word for it. There's research to prove it (source). Lately, … Continue reading Do THIS if you want to feel your best
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If you're anything like me, you've tried one (or many!) of the hundreds of mindfulness apps out there or made a promise to yourself to sit in silence every day and "just be." Isn't it funny how quickly it all goes flying right out the window?You get discouraged by a lack of perceived progress, you're … Continue reading Ready to make real progress with your health?
How To Take Your Life Back From The Food Police
Answer honestly: Have you lost touch with the pleasure and joy you received from eating before you became inundated with diet culture’s messages? You know the messages I’m talking about right? The kind that leaves you feeling guilty or shameful for eating anything that isn't a plant. Things like, “drop 20 lbs by following a plant-based diet,” “restore … Continue reading How To Take Your Life Back From The Food Police
Ever wonder why your pant size fluctuates?
As we begin to untangle our authentic voice from our inner food police (see March and April's posts for more info), fear has a tendency to rear its head. So if you’ve noticed fear creep in when reading these posts about food, acknowledge the fear because it’s valid.Of course, you’re going to worry that throwing … Continue reading Ever wonder why your pant size fluctuates?
How To Bust Out Of Food Prison
Easter is right around the corner, so you know what's on my mind...food. 😆But for the third year in a row, I'm no longer doing the mental math of trying to determine how much I need to starve myself this week in order to eat whatever the hell I want on Sunday. Whether I was counting calories … Continue reading How To Bust Out Of Food Prison