It’s imperative that you make it absolutely clear with yourself that whatever you write will be for your eyes only. Allowing yourself to freely express onto the page whatever comes up is where all the magic lies and it can only happen when our guard is down. It’s only when we let go of the roles and titles we wear in our daily life that we can then, feel safe enough to be heart achingly honest about what’s really happening inside us. … More Why This Self Care Idea Will Clear The Constant Mind Chatter
In the beginning of making these morning habits, there were many stops and starts. In having to trudge through, once again, the phase of being a groggy mess all day because my body was up earlier, it was that giddiness in my belly from remembering how good it felt to see that radiant, unfailing, burning constant rise up the day before, that motivated me to continue.
“The silence in the morning holds lots of expectations and is more hopeful than the silence at night.” – Victoria Durnak⠀ … More 12 Sites To Support You On Your Path to Morning Self Care
When that “Bigness” does come it’s like being filled up by a fuel that is the densest, most concentrated… Like catching a sip of sun nectar whose warmth and concentration steadies my ever changing moods. It fills me, if even for a few seconds, with effulgence … More How Finding Your Bigness Changes Everything
Have you ever created crazy standards for yourself on how you should be and what the process of change to be that way should look like? I know I have. I tortured myself trying to do right by all these “shoulds” for many years…A day has yet to come in 12 years when I do nothing in my self care routine. Something always gets done and the result has been a solidly growing sense of well being at the foundation of my life today. … More Stopping the Madness of Perfectionism: part 4 Incremental Increase
I had to get brutally honest about my limits and work with them as opposed to force myself to follow my own made up standard of where I SHOULD be. I was not the cold turkey type of person that had a will of iron and made big changes easily and permanently. I had to work at it at a pace that worked for me … More Stopping the Madness of Perfection: Part 2, Tiny Steps
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