Self Care

Time to Rest

July 1, 2013 1 Comment
Time to Rest

  Taking time out each day to relax and renew is essential to living well. ~Judith Hanson Lasater   Our calendars turn to July today and my thoughts are turning towards rest. I invited more play into my life during June. July has me asking for some downtime. Today is also a big day — […]

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My Declaration of Self Care

June 25, 2013 4 Comments
My Declaration of Self Care

This post is part of The Declaration of You’s BlogLovin’ Tour, which I’m thrilled to participate in alongside over 100 other creative bloggers. Learn more — and join us! — by clicking here. The Declaration of You will be published by North Light Craft Books this summer, with readers getting all the permission they’ve craved to step […]

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A Recipe For Reconnecting

February 16, 2013 0 Comments

This is an article that I wrote for Rhythm of the Home back in their Winter 2011 issue. I shared in my newsletter (are you signed up?) that my husband and I are lacking fulfillment in our marriage right now. I think it’s time for us to follow the advice I shared in this article. […]

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When I Feel Raw

December 14, 2012 5 Comments

  I know the feeling all too well. Raw Vulnerable Spent The sources are varied. Fatigue Vulnerability Stress Overstimulation Sometimes the sources remain a mystery. Or at least that’s what I tell myself. Perhaps I really know but I’m not ready to face the truth. I do what I know can smooth the rough edges, […]

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Special Offer!

December 13, 2012 0 Comments

On January 14 I will begin the process of laying out my intentions for 2013. Won’t you join me?   FulFILL Your Year: Four weeks of mindful reflection to create your vision for 2013, and beyond. When: January 14 – February 8, 2013 Cost: $35   For four weeks you will receive videos, emails, journal […]

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How Green Nails Soothed My Soul

November 8, 2012 0 Comments

  Yesterday afternoon while my daughter watched The Cat in the Hat I poured myself a cup of coffee, sat at my desk and prepared to paint my finger nails. I carefully filed each nail and gently pushed back my cuticles. I began with a base coat before moving on to the color. Spanish Moss […]

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How Are You Really Feeling Today?

October 25, 2012 1 Comment

Tuesday morning I woke up with a terrible case of the “blahs”. My body felt physically rundown and heavy, like I was trudging through thick mud. My mind was in a fog making completing simple thoughts difficult and causing me to walk into a room in my house and wonder what I was in there […]

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Then Sickness Struck

October 5, 2012 0 Comments

The day after I finished my 30 Days of Yoga I was feeling excited and inspired to take my yoga to the next level. I was looking forward to continuing my practice and finding ways to bring my practice “off the mat” so to speak, to bring more yoga into all parts of my life […]

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Thrive!::My Word for 2012 Check-In

July 12, 2012 2 Comments

  My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style ~Maya Angelou   Back in January I decided to ditch the resolutions, which I never much liked anyway, and choose a word to guide my year. One word. […]

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Summer Vacation is Coming!!!

May 3, 2012 0 Comments

My son was home sick from school for two days last week. Thankfully he wasn’t super sick — just a spring cold. I, on the other hand, was perfectly healthy but felt totally crummy. I couldn’t get anything done, felt flighty and scattered, and even a bit stir crazy from hanging around the house with […]

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