When you strongly disagree with another person or group of people; how do you respond? I see three clear umbrella options as I know there are many variations within each response. In the past I would fall prey to option 1, which then led to option 2. (I am not perfect, and I still fall… Continue reading Disagreement: A Beautiful Opportunity
“When one door closes, another one opens; but it’s hell in the hallway!” -Anonymous Uncertainty feels like a dark cloud searching for the sun to oeak through and shine some light. Restriction, contraction, heaviness, panic and anxiety all originate from fear. Fear of the unknown. Fear of change. Fear of pain. Clinging to control and truly… Continue reading The Beauty of Uncertainty
Grief will hit you like a ton of bricks, knock the wind out of you, push you into a dark place in a split second. The crippling feeling of grief that washes over you when you get the news of a loved one passing is impossible to prepare for and absolutely devastating. In the blink of an eye;… Continue reading Grief…A Personal Journey
First, a clip from Louis C.K. on Being Alone with Emotions. (Put your headphones on if you have children in the room!). Prepare to laugh hysterically! The great lengths that we go to avoid discomfort and anticipated “negative” (no emotions are negative. I’ll get to this) emotions is truly outstanding. We have created a… Continue reading Sitting with Discomfort & Pain
Hi Friends. It’s time to get real for a moment. I often post about my progress and successes, but today I want to get vulnerable in the midst of feeling like a hot mess. I made the conscious decision to stop drinking 3 months ago. I felt great during that time. I decided to have… Continue reading I’m NOT Perfect…I’m Just ME.
What is the final straw for change for YOU? I know for me, it’s feeling like crap. Aka: fatigue, brain fog, digestive issues, skin breakouts, moodiness, irritability and anxiety…sometimes mild depression too. When I feel like I’m on a hamster wheel: eating sugar and drinking coffee because I’m exhausted and then having a glass of… Continue reading The Final Straw to Change
[Stepping on my soap box] I’ll admit I’m not much for conventional medicine/intervention unless absolutely necessary. I always try natural remedies first, and I’m proud (and grateful!!!) to say my son will be 3 in January and he’s never been on antibiotics or medications other than the occasional Tylenol or Motrin. Please note: I believe there… Continue reading How my 2-year old Overcame Illness Naturally