Quitting As Self-Care

Quitting As Self-Care

A few years ago the term self-care appeared as a means of describing anything that a person does to take care of themselves, like getting a massage, meditating, going for a walk in nature, or taking a relaxing bath in essential oils.   All of the above are great...
The Art of Surrender: Letting Go and Allowing

The Art of Surrender: Letting Go and Allowing

“When you think you’ve surrendered, surrender more.” – Gabby Bernstein, The Universe Has Your Back When you think you've surrendered, surrender more…but doesn’t this mean I’ve been defeated? My 9-year old tends to worry about outcomes. He gets easily...
Change: Why is it So Hard?

Change: Why is it So Hard?

The end of September marks a change in seasons and the passing of time. I’m writing from New York City, where the weather is transitioning from summer to fall and slowly but surely getting cooler. The bountiful produce at the farmers market is shifting, the colors of...
Practices to Boost Your Positive Emotions

Practices to Boost Your Positive Emotions

In my last post, I explained some of the research behind the power of our positive emotions. Since I’m a big proponent of understanding the why before moving onto the how, what I didn’t share is some reliable, empirically proven ways to both increase and maintain our...
Shadow Work: The Space Between Hurt and Healing

Shadow Work: The Space Between Hurt and Healing

The Space Between Hurt and Healed There is a delicate space between hurt and healing. Often times going through something traumatic, earth shattering and soul retching can lead us to some very dark places. Fear can take over. We may feel lost, alone, pitted, empty,...
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