How Answering These Questions Will Clear Your Chronic Self Care Struggles

In order to uphold and protect our sacred self care, the level of intensity at which it fuels us needs to match or surpass the intensity of the challenge we are facing. This is where we find our needed conviction…
That coveted self care will not hold a candle in the face of that kind of storm. Getting our nails done is nice, but I’m sure we can all agree that it doesn’t necessarily stir our souls and inspire us to act from a higher purpose.

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How Reclaiming the Word No, Reclaims You

What is true for me, is that the more time passes that I’m regularly investing in silence and solitude, the more my discrimination grows. The discernment blossoms with which to see when it’s appropriate to show my mamma claws and say “No, that won’t work for me” and when it’s appropriate to be my Jungle Book bear version and back stroke down the river of ease and say “Yeeeeees”. … More How Reclaiming the Word No, Reclaims You

How 90 Seconds Changes Everything When in Crisis

That is the litmus test isn’t it? when chaos ensues and the !#% hits the fan where are you? Are you running from it? Are you fighting it?
I’m present because what I’m doing feels so good. Although waves of fear come over me and manifest as a clenched chest, heavy shoulders, tightening stomach, sweaty palms etc., my mind is pulled back from indulging in it time and time again. In being brought to the present moment, my old habits …are derailed
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How Self Care Pays Off In a Crisis, Part 1

When we don’t completely process a big change we are in a state of emotional constipation. We may be walking in a state of stupor or deep grief and trying to cover it up, but the congested state shows itself sooner or later. Sooner or later, the balls we’ve been successfully juggling, those that keep our life moving along begin to drop.

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