How a chicken rescue transformed my self-care

The title of this post is not click bait my friend. I did indeed participate in rescuing a chicken over the weekend, and the process revealed an important blind spot in my own self-care: my resistance to reaching out for help for me. Here’s how it all went down.  Last week, while walking my dog,Continue reading “How a chicken rescue transformed my self-care”

How are your hormones today?

Might seem like an odd question, yet it’s so important! There was a day last week where I just couldn’t hold it together. Brain fog was intense, so concentrating for more than five minutes at a time was out of the question. I felt extremely sensitive and my eyes were randomly filling with tears forContinue reading “How are your hormones today?”

Energy Through Deep Work

A couple weeks ago I introduced the book Deep Work and my inspiration to greatly limit the amount of time spent each day on Instagram, on a quest to eliminate mindless, unsatisfying, time wasting scrolling. I’m happy to report that after just a few days of not checking IG during the workday, the unconscious habitContinue reading “Energy Through Deep Work”

A Small Win for Boundaries

I had a small win yesterday that felt like a big victory in the moment. If you don’t have any issues around codependence and maintaining healthy personal boundaries, this will not sound like a win at all. It will sound perfectly commonplace. However, if saying no, or feeling guilty for letting someone down, are challengesContinue reading “A Small Win for Boundaries”

Flower Gifting Ritual

One of my favorite pick-me-ups is fresh flowers in my home. Sometimes I feel inspired to buy myself a bouquet, but more often than not, it gets overlooked in favor of my grocery list. That is, until my friend Cathy and I came up with this brilliant idea! Check out our Flower Gifting Ritual inContinue reading “Flower Gifting Ritual”

How Morning Routines Create Strong Emotional Boundaries

There are some surprising benefits of having a healthy morning routine: increased energy, better focus, and…stronger emotional boundaries? Yes! Watch below for a real life story of how a strong morning routine can help you get in touch with your desires and teach you to prioritize your self-care.

How not to be a shut-in

I was at a backyard party at my neighbor’s house the other night, enjoying a freshly made gooey chocolatey s’more (yummmm), when I overheard one of the guests say she works from home and feels like a recluse. Her words exactly: “I’m a shut-in.” Of course my interest was piqued and I butted into theContinue reading “How not to be a shut-in”

The Story I’m telling myself is…

I had one of those days recently when I wasn’t feeling my best, and didn’t behave in a way that I’m proud of. To put it more bluntly, I felt like shit and acted like an asshole.  In my haste to resolve an issue with a customer’s account, I did a minimal amount of research,Continue reading “The Story I’m telling myself is…”