Good morning friend. How are you feeling today? Let's take big breath together. Let's be here, right now, together. Depending on where you are in North America as you read this, you're likely in week two or week three of social distancing and isolation. It's a strange and surreal thing to be collectively experiencing something like this,… Continue reading Watershed – Part 1: A global experience, experienced alone.
I haven't blogged from a personal space in awhile; for some reason I just haven't been writing about what's going on in my heart and what I'm learning. Going back to school has me writing in a different style and focus, and I've really enjoyed that. But writing straight from the heart, and bringing others… Continue reading Grace for the journey.
Beloved reader, I really didn't think I would post this piece publicly Doubt is a terrifying thing, and dismantling your faith (and/or worldview) can feel like you're losing your mind. I wasn't sure I wanted to do that "publicly". But in working through some of these struggles with friends and loved ones, I've become braver in sharing about doubt,… Continue reading Losing my faith
Anxiety is a thief. It robs your moments, your peace of mind, it robs you of a part of yourself. For me, the biggest thing anxiety robbed me of was an ability to "drop in" to whatever it is I'm doing. When my anxiety wasn't managed, I was unable to simply be in "the moment"; instead,… Continue reading Mothering without anxiety
"Evergreen" I head outside for a walk while the sun sinks lower and the temperature with it. Within a few seconds the cold is scratching at my legs. My jacket reaches my knees but below that my calves start to burn as I pick up my pace. I feel a sense of urgency, like I’m… Continue reading Evergreen
I like my body. I feel confident and happy in my body 90% of the time. I feel good being naked and I like putting together outfits and going out. I like trying on new clothes, and I feel good laying on the couch in sweats. I like moving my body. I feel good at Zumba… Continue reading I let myself go
What is your first reaction when you're having a bad day? What is your internal dialogue like when you screw something up badly and you can't blame anyone else? What words pop into your mind or out of your mouth when you come back to the same old struggles again and again, when you thought… Continue reading Self Compassion: The cure for Perfectionism