Stress, Burnout & the Magic in Simply BEing burn out calm chaos enjoy the journey honor the struggle know yourself mindfulness release self love stress management

Well, hello there. It’s been a while, but, after a bit of a break, I’m back. I’d like to share some of what’s been going on in my journey the past few months. I have a feeling that you’ll be able to relate.

In a nutshell, this year so far has been exceptionally...

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Turning the Noise Off - Why You Need to Take Time for Yourself calm chaos clarity enjoy the journey habits happiness journaling live your truth mindfulness present moment self love

About a month ago, I hosted a virtual vision board making workshop where I shared some of the key steps to creating a vision board the right way. (Maybe you were there!) It was so much fun and everyone had a really great time. I was surprised by the number of people who had never created a vision...

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Beauty, Patience & Enjoying the Journey enjoy the journey forgive happiness mindfulness mindset perspective present moment release self acceptance self love should

When I was out on my daily walk the other day, I was feeling especially grounded in the moment as I was consciously appreciating some of my favorite mountain views in Costa Rica. As I went to take a picture (despite already having loads of duplicates), I was struck by a thought:

Why do we tend to...

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How much personal freedom do you have? alignment authenticity clarity comfort zone enjoy the journey facing fears getting started habits honor your truth mindfulness personal freedom relationships self sabotage success principles take action

I’ve been contemplating the concept of personal freedom lately – a lot. There are a multitude of ways in which one can experience feelings of personal freedom, such as doing work they enjoy, going on vacations, not having to worry about money, having a reliable vehicle to get them to...

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Unlock Your Perspective: 4 Things You Can Do Today change comfort zone getting started gratitude habits journaling mindfulness perspective subconscious wording you deserve more

Have you heard the term limiting beliefs?

Mark Manson sums it up in a nutshell: “Limiting beliefs are false beliefs that prevent us from pursuing our goals and desires. Limiting beliefs can keep you from doing important things.”

Now limiting beliefs are not always a bad thing. But...

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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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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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