Curiosity Instead of Judgement

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I admit it. There have been many times where I’ve been hard on myself. It’s so easy to be critical or have high expectations of oneself. When I first attended counseling, my counselor asked me if I could begin to treat myself like I would treat a friend. I thought, what a novel idea! Of […]

Self-Care VS The Glorification of Busy

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Lately it seems like busyness, stress, and lack of self-care have become status symbols. Particularly in America, if you aren’t busy all the time, if you get 8 hours of sleep, if you aren’t stressed out, it can feel like you aren’t working hard enough based on societal standards of what “hardworking” looks like. Although […]

Self-Care in a Selfish World

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How Can You Be So Selfish! Old habits are hard to break.  Even harder around the holidays.  Tight schedules at work, financial pressures, crowded spaces around town, and let’s face it – family dynamics, especially extended family dynamics – can get us off center.  Triggers that we normally breathe through can feel more potent, or […]

Self Care

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What is Self-care? Self-care can look a little different for each individual because we are all created as a unique person. Part of my self-care is sitting with my breakfast several days a week, overlooking my patio in reflection, thankfulness, and a good book. I get fueled up from it. What puts fuel in your […]