“Growth is the only evidence of life.” John Henry Newman • Whether growing a garden or personal growth, spring seems like a natural time to reconnect with our goals. What do you value? How can you grow that value so that you live that truth daily? Energy flows where attention goes, so if you aren't … Continue reading Grow Your Values
A wise, old friend of mine has this hanging in her place, and it left me feeling inspired. What could be more true? As a recovering perfectionist myself, simple reminders like this are so powerful. It takes time to build new neural pathways to believe progress is more important than perfection, but with a little … Continue reading Calling All Recovering Perfectionists
Hemingway said, "There is nothing noble about being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self," and it's hard not to agree, especially when there's so much evidence around us in the beauty of people consistently stepping up to improve themselves and therefore those around them. Should we be … Continue reading Social Distancing Reflections
Back in July, I shared the importance of routines and my morning and evening version with you but since life is much busier in the cooler months, I thought an update would be helpful to inspire you to check back in with your routines. Current Morning Routine: 1 minute body scan (gotta keep it short … Continue reading My Routines: Winter 2019
If you're anything like me, most mornings you hustle out the door so fast that you're lucky if you remember to grab the coffee you brewed for yourself. 🤦 Some mornings will be like that, and that, of course, is ok. That's life. But whenever possible, consciously starting our morning with a calming routine we've … Continue reading Why Are Routines So Important?
I've always been taught that writing from the heart is the best way to heal ourselves and the world and that when you do, the people who need your voice will find you. So I hope this post finds you today because the words provide the hug (or smack for tough love fans 😏) you … Continue reading Heal Yourself, Heal The World
Some days, like today, I journal about the gratitude challenges I post to my instagram story, so I figured why not do that here sometimes to test the power of vulnerability? Experiment commence!
“YOU MUST CARVE OUT A MOMENT TO YOURSELF EVERY SINGLE DAY.” People have all sorts of reactions to this statement. From "that's selfish," to "I don't have time for that," we all have our reasons for avoiding the wisdom of the statement above. But if we carved out even just two minutes for ourselves each … Continue reading The Reality of Self-Care Routines