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Stay Curious


Choosing what is best for us can sometimes be a challenge as we are surrounded by external influences. What we hear or think we “should” do may distract from our true core desires. We may find ourselves making decisions based on what others ask or want. Even questioning ourselves and our goals. When this [...]

Stay Curious2021-07-02T13:56:07+00:00

Criticism for Growtrh


Criticism often gets taken to heart and feels uncomfortable. We believe it highlights failure rather than seeing it as a chance for growth and learning. When we stop getting defensive and taking it personally, constructive critique can actually benefit us. The right criticism shared with positive intention can be helpful. It allows for new [...]

Criticism for Growtrh2021-06-18T13:39:58+00:00

Stepping Back In


With many places reopening, activities and social interactions on the rise, do you choose to step back in fully or perhaps not at all. As we navigate these changes, we may have very different approaches and reactions. Some can’t wait to travel, gather in large groups and throw parties. Other feel more reserved, hoping [...]

Stepping Back In2021-06-11T13:42:06+00:00

Being Seen


We all need to feel seen and be heard. We may not even realize it when until something happens that causes us to react. Reactiveness is our go to when we feel depleted, defeated, and unworthy. It may be a defense mechanism or a way to protect our heart or ego. Reacting seems to [...]

Being Seen2021-05-28T16:41:44+00:00

Hardship for Change


Out of struggle comes growth. We must push through challenges to find greater strength and inner wisdom. Hardships provide the foundation for change to happen. When we are required to be brave, we bloom. When we overcome adversity or discover new coping mechanisms, we expand. It is in these moments of darkness that our [...]

Hardship for Change2021-04-30T14:52:29+00:00

Internal Peace


The more internal peace we have, the greater the peace we feel with those around us. Criticism is often disguised as a form of help or as a way to increase resilience.  A critical parent, boss or partner can cause damage to our sense of self. Resilience comes not from other’s attempts to fix [...]

Internal Peace2021-04-23T17:07:13+00:00

Strong Relationships


Strong relationships are important to your happiness and a healthy life.  This last year, many have felt alone and lonely. We’ve been apart from family, friends and co-workers.    As we continue navigating a global pandemic, it is crucial to identify how to strengthen relationships even from afar. The need for human connection perhaps [...]

Strong Relationships2021-04-16T16:31:21+00:00

Small Gestures


Small actions determine the quality of our relationships. They can be beneficial to both the giver and the recipient. Impacting how we all show up in the world. Small gestures are always crucial and anyone can opt to perform them. That said, many of us are tired of hearing that we should stay positive [...]

Small Gestures2021-04-09T16:35:38+00:00

Recharge Time


Some days we need to recharge. To slow down, lessen commitments and care for ourselves. It is important to recognize when we need this time, and most importantly to respect that need. Acting in alignment with how we feel will alleviate resentment, minimize frustrations and ensure better personal wellness. Pay close attention to how [...]

Recharge Time2021-03-29T14:28:49+00:00

Reaching Limits


Many of us have reached our limits this year in one thing or another. We’ve rode waves, experienced rollercoasters and navigated all the feels. We have discovered our limits while identifying priorities, non-negotiables, and musts. We’ve supported others, grown, cried and struggled. We’ve homeschooled, zoomed, baked sourdough, drank wines, read books, reconnected or disconnected. [...]

Reaching Limits2021-03-19T14:56:51+00:00