This year came in like a bang! And with it, the barrage of diet commercials on television and advertisements on social media. “Lose weight. For good,” is what each one claims. It is everywhere. And hard to get away from, as our society is hyper-focused on the thin ideal. It can be tempting to diveContinue reading “Self-care Tip #1: Ask yourself this question”
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“What do you need, Dear One?”
Those six words were whispered ever so sweetly from a dear friend of mine just yesterday. After briefly exchanging text messages about figuring out a time we could connect, she picked up the phone and called me. It amazes me how some people can just tell you need them. It still gives me chills todayContinue reading ““What do you need, Dear One?””
What in the world is body acceptance coaching all about?
Recently, someone asked me what body acceptance coaching is all about and why I feel so passionate about it. I think a couple You Tube videos help me explain my passion. One is the sketching of adult women by a forensic artist and another the interviewing of young girls between the ages of six andContinue reading “What in the world is body acceptance coaching all about?”
Setting Resolutions or Living Values?
Happy 2021! If you are like most in this pandemic-stricken world, you woke up today feeling a little hopeful for what may come this year. And because it was 2020 and we are still in a pandemic, you celebrated last night at home. In your living room. With immediate family only. For some, 2020 wasContinue reading “Setting Resolutions or Living Values?”
Letting Go is Hard, Yet Necessary
Letting Go. Those two words sound so carefree, yet getting there can be hard. And then there is that fact that you’ll have to do it again and again and again because letting go is not a once and done kind of thing. Quite the opposite. It’s something you might have to do multiple timesContinue reading “Letting Go is Hard, Yet Necessary”
The Gift of 30 Minutes of Stillness
I recently found myself reflecting back on a time when I was in the middle of my own life transformation. I was about 5 months into my recovery journey, which meant I was somewhere between the awful beginning and the messy middle, trying to figure out who I was, what I stood for and whereContinue reading “The Gift of 30 Minutes of Stillness”
Are You Measuring Productivity on Someone Else’s Stick?
Productivity. What does that really mean anyway? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, to be productive means “yielding results, benefits or profits.” It does not mean yielding results, benefits our profits according to your mother, your boss, your best friend, your partner, your (fill in the blank). None of the above! It simply says that youContinue reading “Are You Measuring Productivity on Someone Else’s Stick?”
How Trying To Be Perfect is Holding You Back
Standing up a website for my coaching practice has been on a list of to-do’s for a while and blogging has been a pipe dream of mine for so long. When I have time, when I have enough to say, when I have my first client, when I have…. The list of “when I’s” wentContinue reading “How Trying To Be Perfect is Holding You Back”
Life Lessons on the Walking Trail
Life Lessons. Sometimes they come in the strangest of places. Sometimes in the most common. And sometimes when we least expect it. I was out on a walk with my dog admiring the clouds in the sky, the way the sun shone thru them, and the flowering purple thistle weeds in the fields on theContinue reading “Life Lessons on the Walking Trail”