Drained by other people’s energy? Try this.

Drained by other people’s energy? Try this.

Do you find yourself thrown off by other people’s energy?   You know, when your day is going fabulously well, then someone walks in and seems to drain the energy out of the room?   If you’re affected by other people’s vibes, it can be difficult to endure...
Quick & Easy Self-Care for Busy Times

Quick & Easy Self-Care for Busy Times

How’s your calendar looking this month? Are you feeling super busy, or taking it all in stride?   It’s natural to get out of our routines at this time of year. And that’s not a bad thing, because community and connection matter.   As always, I encourage you...

How to avoid burnout this holiday season

The next couple of months can get BUSY. The kind of busy that fills you with mild panic, has you feeling like you’ve forgotten something, and makes you wish you could hide under a rock for a week until it all blows over.   But it doesn’t have to be that way. I...

The thing about letting go

Remember when I recently wrote about how never in the history of calming down has anyone ever calmed down by being told to calm down?   Well, the theme continues. This time, we’re talking about letting go.   Have you ever tried to command yourself to just...

Are you really telling me to calm down?

“Calm down,” he said. “Just relax.” Immediately, I felt my blood pressure rise. Calm down? CALM DOWN? “Never in the history of calming down has anyone ever calmed down by being told to calm down.” – Anonymous Never. Amiright? The truth is, though, that knowing...
The surprise benefit of #summerofselflove

The surprise benefit of #summerofselflove

I usually feel really weird about my birthday. I procrastinate on making plans, even though, deep down, I really want to do something fun. The day comes and I kind of want to hide under a rock. A couple of years ago, I realized it was because my inner critic would use...