It’s common for people, especially moms, to say I will start making time for myself “WHEN ….” . When my kindergartner begins to have longer days at school, on my next vacation, when I start bringing in a little more money. … More Why You Need to Invest in the Ultimate Life Insurance Now!
We didin’t choose the death of a loved one, losing our job, falling gravely ill, car accidents etc. Non the less when they arrive the’yre ours to manage. ..I feel more senistive then I ever have, yet I’m more centered then I have ever been, compared to years passed. … More How Self Care Pays Off In A Crisis Part 2
I held onto a false identity and denied giving myself this kindness that later proved to be one of pure delight. In pushing past the childlike feeling of tiptoeing towards a forbidden cookie jar, a tremendous weight lifted in actually doing it. The world didn’t collapse around me, I wasn’t tarred and feathered and it boggled my mind why I had let fear keep me away from satisfying something so simple, free and that gave an experience of such sweet playfulness. … More How Your Self Image Can Sabotage Your Resolutions
To discourage my son from his electronic game use I made the bottom shelves of our dining room bookcase the new home for his writing station complete with a basket of crayons, a stack of white and colored construction paper, individual cups of markers, scissors, erasers, stickers, glue, scotch tape and colored pencils. This coupled with 2 other shelves that individually housed his Lego and building blocks bins. … More How Your Home Can Set You Up For Resolution Success
Let’s be real here, we all have busy days that seem to snowball together, where un planned things happen and there’s an urgency in getting important things done. At these times it’s easy to have the fury of the moment crowd out (in your eyes) the value of this practice. When IN this “busy and overwhelmed vortex” you will definitely not be feeling the need for it. This is where the value of physical cues serves us. … More 15 Ways to Make Gratitude a Habit
I had grown up with secrets. Secrets that I saw as dark, dirty, ugly and strange. So many that it became second nature to hide all the time…Situations would arise that triggered these painful secrets and threatened the aloof persona I maintained out in the world as a young adult. Trying to make intellectual sense of these painfully charged places in me (like the self help books encouraged at the time) felt like navigating a minefield maze … More How to Build Integrity Through Habits
They taught me to never compare myself to others, but instead compare myself to my past. How was life yesterday? How do I improve it today? Those were and are still for them the only questions that really matter.
There are thresholds of being uncomfortable that in my experience, need to be walked through to get to deeper ease.In the process of my tweaking my morning power routine activities to make them leaner in terms of less time and more “ease punch”, an idea will come to me of new actions I can to take to get to it. … More Getting to Deeper Ease
The gentle and research-educated parent I want to be fights for head-space with that rigid authoritarian every day…My power routines have helped quiet that authoritarian in me. … More 5 Ways My Power Routine Made Me a Better Mom