8 Ways Mindfulness Changed Me

If you google “benefits of mindfulness,” you’ll find some pretty cool stuff. Reduced rumination, stress reduction, improved memory & focus, less emotional reactivity, increase relationship satisfaction…all very cool things, right? But I think it’s important...
Deciding to Be Whole

Deciding to Be Whole

“it was when i stopped searching for home within others and lifted the foundations of home within myselfi found there were no roots more intimatethan those between a mind and bodythat have decided to be whole”-rupi kaur Oh, these words! This woman. This...
Ease Anxiety With These 4 Practices

Ease Anxiety With These 4 Practices

Want to know how to ease anxiety? Read on. Our minds are built to be busy. Really. Their job is to analyze and predict, keeping us safe from danger. Throughout human history, this has meant our very survival. But we reach a tipping point where it’s not helpful...
How Many Spoons Do You Have?

How Many Spoons Do You Have?

Adulting is hard. There are so many responsibilities. So much pressure. So little time. No less than one bajillion competing priorities. I can hear that little voice in your head telling you that you should get it all done…then you can start fresh. Then things...
How to Make Your Impractical Dreams Come True

How to Make Your Impractical Dreams Come True

I dreamed of being a singer since I was in the fourth grade. I listened to Tiffany’s album on repeat and learned the lyrics for every Beatles’ song I could find. I was a first soprano in the choir and would make up harmonies with Megan and Janine at recess in middle...

How to Find Happiness

Everyone wants to be happy, right? We know we can’t be happy all the time, and I don’t think it’s really about that. Ultimately, we want to feel free to be ourselves, and still loved and accepted. Underneath all the other noise, I think it all comes...
The practice that saved me

The practice that saved me

Thirteen years ago, there was so much dissonance in my life. On paper, my life probably looked pretty good. I’m pretty sure I was the youngest person in management at a large telecommunications company. I had gathered the courage to leave a long term relationship that...
“This job is not that important to me.”

“This job is not that important to me.”

Sometimes I feel like a walking contradiction. I do Crossfit and I eat chocolate every day.  I am a yogi, and I want women to get in touch with their anger. I am all about healthy self-care, and I also binge-watch Netflix with Keegan. (It’s all about balance, right?)...
What Women Are Really Like

What Women Are Really Like

I’ve been told a lot of crap about women throughout my life. People have insisted that… Women are vicious to one another. Women can’t be friends. An office full of women is a chaotic nightmare. This has not been my experience. Instead… Women...
She’s got skills. Leadership skills.

She’s got skills. Leadership skills.

Keira is a confident person. She’s in tune with herself. She knows what she wants and she articulates it clearly and specifically. If she asks for help and doesn’t get it, she asks again and even shows them what she means. When someone asks her to do something that...