Why My “Self-Care” Did More Harm Than Good

“Self-care is how you take your power back.” ~Lalah Delia Self-care is not a bubble bath. I mean, it might be, if you’re the kind of person who feels like they’re committing a mortal sin by allowing themselves to wade in hot water with a candle...

I Used to Be Hungry All the Time

I mean, hungry allll the time. Basically, if I was awake, I was ready to eat. I’d mindlessly pick at whatever was available. I’d wander the kitchen feeling “snacky” all the time. I’d be completely consumed with thoughts of what I was going to eat next from...

If You Hate Your Body and Think You Need to Fix It…

“That girl was fat, and I hate her.” One of my clients said this the other day—about herself. Well, her little girl self. And my heart broke. One of the very first things I do with clients is encourage them to practice self-compassion and kindness—just extending...

What You Need to Know If You Obsess About Weight Loss

“By choosing healthy over skinny you are choosing self-love over self-judgment.” ~Steve Maraboli If we actually care about health, 2020,we have to stop trying to lose weight I know, that’s the opposite of what we’ve been taught to believe, but stay with me while I explain...

Take the 31-Day Healthier You Challenge (Giveaway!)

It’s almost that time again—the beginning of a New Year, when many of us consider how we can become happier, healthier, more fulfilled people. While I personally think we can create positive change at any time of year, I’ve always appreciated the sense of possibility that January brings. And I often try to start the year with healthy mini-habits that boost my physical and mental health—because everything’s easier from there. Whatever you want to accomplish—whether you want to make changes in your career, expand your social circle, or open yourself up to love—you’re better positioned to do it if you’re feeling good in mind and body. With this in mind, I put together a collection of practices in my 31-Day Healthier You Challenge, which you can download here. After downloading your copy, you’ll be entered to win a free Best You, Best Life bundle (available for purchase on January 2nd). Including 20 life-changing eCourses and online tools, valued at close to $1,900, this comprehensive package can help you live your most fulfilled life and become your most authentic self. The eCourses and online workshops cover passion, purpose, peace, presence, love, and more, which means the package can help you create meaningful change in almost every area of your life. Winners will be notified by email on Thursday, January 3rd. I hope you enjoy the challenges, and I wish you a healthy, happy New Year! See a typo or inaccuracy? Please contact us so we can fix it!

How to Avoid Emotional Burnout This Holiday Season

Whether you celebrate or not, the holiday season can be stressful for many reasons. From experiencing difficult emotions like grief, anger, or resentment that seem to resurface out or nowhere, to the pressures of making everything perfect for everyone, there’s a lot of opportunity...

The Simple Changes That Reduced My Phone-Induced Anxiety

“Simple living doesn’t solve all my problems, it just removes distractions.” ~Melissa Camara Wilkins At times it’s felt like my phone was my only access to the outside world. A place to connect in the middle of the night. The means to stay in touch...

How Doing Less Can Help You Have More of What Matters

Clarity about what matters provides clarity about what does not.” ~Cal Newport Our culture celebrates the image of being able to get it all done. Having it all. Juggling work and life, while being a massive success at both. Having the big house, the shiny...

How to Honor Your Sensitivity (Because It’s Actually a Strength)

The opposite of sensitive is not ‘tough.’ It’s insensitive. Sensitivity is a gift. Let’s nurture it, not squash it.” ~Glennon Doyle I would run no matter how much snow and ice there was, no matter how tired I was or how much my joints hurt....

How I Healed from an Eating Disorder and Stopped Hating Myself and My Body

Quiet the voice telling you to do more and be more, and trust that in this moment, who you are, where you are at, and what you are doing is enough. You will get to where you need to be in your own time....