Next Time You're In a Bad Mood, Do This... change comfort zone enjoy the journey frustration happiness heartbreak honor the struggle mindfulness mindset present moment release self love stress management

The other day I was not in a good mood. AT ALL. I was feeling frustrated, overwhelmed, and generally pretty darn cranky. 

But….

Even though I wasn’t in a good mood, I was still happy. I was still enjoying my journey. 

I’m sure you’re thinking: Oh, come on!...

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Who's in your average? Who's in & who's out as we begin to reconnect? change honor your truth live your truth mindfulness moving on relationships

The pandemic undoubtedly impacted who we spent time with, as well as in what form. In many cases, all interactions may have been completely paused, especially as Zoom fatigue settled in. As the situation continues to evolve and we start spending time with more and more people again, it seems like...

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Are You Taking Your Emotions at Face Value? change comfort zone habits journaling know yourself mindfulness neuroscience self love

We’ve all been through phases and events in life that have left us feeling a less than desirable way. Maybe we felt heartbroken and hopeless as our marriage or a significant relationship ended, or had that deflated, unworthy feeling when the promotion we wholeheartedly believed was ours...

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How to Create More Energy in Your Life (Part 2) change chaos clutter getting started habits honor your truth live your truth mindfulness self love success principles

In Part 1 of this blog series, I talked about how cleaning stuff up from our physical space can boost our energy levels. Not only does purging the excess liberate stuck energy and waste less time having to maintain everything, but purging and organizing your physical stuff also helps you begin to...

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How to Create More Energy in Your Life (Part 1) calm clutter getting started organized release success principles take action you deserve more

Cleaning is a caffeine shot for your soul.

Let me explain...

We all have limited energy to spend during the day, and, believe it or not, managing STUFF takes energy and time. So clearing out stuff that is just taking up space - and not adding to your life - leaves you with more energy to spend...

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Is It Confrontation or Expressing Your Truth? happiness honor your truth live your truth take action

Have you ever felt like you had something important to express or talk about with someone close to you, perhaps in a romantic relationship, but were afraid that it would start an argument? Maybe it’s something that may impact or involve the other person, or something that upset you during a...

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Do You Wish You'd Let Yourself Be Happier? enjoy the journey getting started gratitude happiness mindfulness present moment

How many times have you thought to yourself things like:

When I…

  • get that job
  • finally find that special someone
  • buy a new car
  • get promoted
  • have more money

then I will…be less stressed

then I will…be able to relax

then I will…be happy

What do...

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Are you 'really' being self-ISH? calm habits happiness mindfulness self love stress management

I couldn’t tell you how many friends and clients I’ve had the same conversation with for years now. In a nutshell, they share how busy they are running their kids here and there, taking on more and more work projects, constantly cleaning their house and doing house projects, helping...

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Oh, Those Darn Habits! habits mindfulness neuroscience subconscious

Lately, I’ve been re-reading the book “The Power of Habit” by Charles Duhigg. It’s so fascinating!

Habits include everything from what we do when we get out of bed in the morning to biting our nails to mindlessly munching. Even driving to drop the kids off at school and...

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Vulnerability: Worth the Risk? alignment authenticity honor your truth live your truth vulnerability

Let’s be honest. Being vulnerable sucks. No one really enjoys being vulnerable. In fact, most of us try to avoid even appearing vulnerable at all costs. Just look at some of the definitions:

  • capable of being physically or emotionally wounded
  • open to attack or damage
  • ...
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Rejection...Is It Really “Rejection”? heartbreak love mindset take action

Rejection can come in all sorts of shapes and sizes - from a job interview, a breakup, an audition, applying for a loan, asking for a promotion or raise. Opportunities to be rejected are presented all the time. For today, though, let’s focus on romantic relationships. Regardless of your...

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Dear Reader, this is what I want for YOU alignment authenticity live your truth mindset self acceptance self love take action

I woke up the other day feeling a deep sense of love. I felt almost giddy with love. There was no particular reason driving how I felt – no person, no event, no memory, not even a song or scene from a movie. I simply felt love.

As I got my day started, I began to ponder what was creating...

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