Last year, my word of the year was, FORWARD. I created a vision board and spent my energy in 2020 focusing on moving towards the future instead of looking back on the past. This year my word is…
Category Archives: Mental Health
Water Your Own Lawn
It’s natural when things are hard to fall back on the old adage that “the grass is always greener,” but what if I told you that you need to stop admiring everyone else’s lawn and water your own?
You Are Not Perfect, But You Are Enough
There is a magical weightlessness that comes with the word, “enough.” In some contexts it means the stopping of something in an attempt to not overwhelm. Otherwise it simply means “as much or as many as required.” Either way, it signifies that there is no need for more. It is all that’s needed, just as it stands.
You Need A New Routine
We create and cling to routines because they provide a sense of order, a feeling of normalcy. Above everything else, routines are how we attempt to control the tiniest bits of our lives in an often chaotic world.
You’ve Suffered A Loss…
It goes without saying that the past few weeks of social distancing and sheltering in place have been hard on everyone. As much as we try to maintain routine, stay positive, and tell ourselves “this too shall pass,” many are starting to feel the weight of having our worlds rocked so suddenly.
We Need To Talk
What do you call it when you take multiple people with different personalities, lock them in a house together, shake up their routines, add loads of stress and a dash of uncertainty?
Share, But Don’t Take Things That Aren’t Yours
“Hey! That’s my Coke!” I said.
“We’re married. What’s yours is mine, babe.” was his cheeky response.
It’s true that when you marry someone, so much of your life: houses, kids, money, food, etc.– falls into the “what’s yours is mine” category. But what about stress? What about anxiety?
Four Things To Remember When You Feel Stuck
No matter how hard we try to avoid them, there are potholes in the road of life. Whether they appear in the forms of setbacks or obstacles, there are times in our lives when things do not go according to plan. The thing about potholes, is you can either keep going through them or getContinue reading “Four Things To Remember When You Feel Stuck”
10 Truths For A Happier You
While over the past decade I learned to do things like let my eyebrows grown in, stop obsessively tanning, and not wear leopard print with lace-up jeans, I also became happier because I learned these 10 Truths:
Why Stillness Is Better Than Productivity
We pride ourselves on outward achievements and accolades. Our own self worth has become so entangled with our ability to, make more sales, make more money, and get promoted that we chase productivity and tout our busy schedules as badges of honor. We believe that the more productive we are, the closer we are getting to what we really want in life.