Lose 20 pounds. Find a husband. Makeover every room the Marie Kondo way. How’s it going? At the beginning of your shiny new year, all of your New Year’s Resolutions probably seemed possible and hopes of accomplishing your goals were high. But now, just a few months in, well…not anymore. You don’t meal prep the … Read more So…Whatever Happened to Your New Year’s Resolutions?
Anxiety can be a loud voice in your head telling you that something bad is going to happen. Your heart rate starts to quicken, your thoughts speed up, and you feel a knot in your stomach. At times, you might feel disconnected from yourself or the world around you. Moments in which you are experiencing … Read more How Self-Compassion Helps with Anxiety
“Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.” — Rumi Just about three years ago, I wrote a blog post titled “Pain and values: two sides of the same coin” about our amazing … Read more Pain, values, compassion, and a dying dog
If you’ve ever tried to change your diet, you’ve probably experienced a situation like the following: You’re committed to pursuing a healthy lifestyle and as part of that commitment you’ve decided to reduce the amount of processed sugar you eat. It’s been tough, but over several weeks you’ve steadily decreased it. Then, you’re invited to … Read more “I Already ate Half a Box of Cookies, I Might As Well Eat Them All”