Category: Wellbeing

Adulting Friendships

In the weeks leading up to the Radiance Retreat 2015 I was filled with excited anxiety. I didn’t know anyone that was going, I was rooming with a woman I’d never met and I looked up to many of the attendees so the celebrity factor was pretty high. In the first few hours my anxieties were quieted with the abundance… Read more →

On Noticing

I had a teacher in middle school, Mrs. A, who wanted us to learn the 21 comma rules of the English language. As a “rebellious” pre-teen I decided that requirement was ridiculous and actively chose to not learn those comma rules. I, and about half of the class, failed the test. So Mrs. A gave us another shot and retested us.… Read more →

New Year, New You?

Around this time of year, you’ll find all sorts of articles, posts and blogs about how you need to make January 1 the first day of the rest of your life. Humph! On last week’s episode In years past I’ve tried making resolutions to start January 1. Well, you know what happened? New Year’s Eve happened and I was hungover, bloated… Read more →

One Little Trick: No More Multitasking

I’ve stopped multitasking. Ok, ok…I’m trying really hard to stop multitasking and it’s working about 87% of the time. I’m not reading emails at the red lights or scheduling clients during writing time. If I’m writing, I’ll shut down all the other programs on the computer. You get the idea. This all came from an article about a study. If I… Read more →

Discovering Empowerment

Four months ago Adam and I bought a house. A house that needed renovations. I don’t like doing house “things” besides buying a million decorative pillows only to return 955,000 after choosing exactly the right ones. This is an iterative process and takes me roughly the time of three full moons. In the middle of this, about two months ago I… Read more →

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What you eat is your business

I’ve recently been doing some soul searching about gluten. While I have maintained a gluten free lifestyle for the past 18 months, lately I’ve been trying it out again and this brings up so much anxiety! Do I tell people I’m doing this? What about all those gluten free foods people have made for me? Will someone be angry with… Read more →

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States of Stress

Early last week I thought my head was going to explode. I was so angry and felt really overwhelmed with EVERYTHING. I needed more time and more space and more, more, more. When I was in the thick of it I wasn’t processing my reactions as those from stress, instead I was thinking everything and everyone around me was bad… Read more →