Revolution

5 resets for the new year

5 resets for the new year

Last week, BF and I had what he likes to call “a productive discussion”.  It would be productive if we didn’t have this discussion all the friggin’ time.  If the discussion took care of the issue then it would be productive.  Since the discussion clearly does not take care of the issue, it is not, […]

Host your own personal New Year Summit

Host your own personal New Year Summit

It is the first day of the New Year and even the rain and the cold can’t put a damper on my anticipation of what’s to come.  The lavender candle is lit, the preschooler is tucked away in quiet time, BF is getting a work out in, and I am left with my yellow pad […]

the weekly spark: choose a word for the year

the weekly spark: choose a word for the year

Happy New Year!  If you are like me, you awoke today with a feeling of possibility.  In just twenty-four hours, a whole new year awaits us.  Anything could happen.  And while the year ahead will have surprises for us that we never could have imagined, it is also very malleable and eager for us to […]

Announcing: The Passion. Purpose. Plunge Retreat Experience

Announcing: The Passion. Purpose. Plunge Retreat Experience

Are you aware of how your fear is holding you back from your passion, purpose, or deep self-acceptance?    Do you know what you want for your self but need support in organizing the competing aspects of your life in a way that will allow you to make what you want happen?     Do […]

Basta! (or enough already with all that judgment)

Basta! (or enough already with all that judgment)

Dear Celebrity Magazines, Oops!  You did it again.  With summer in full swing, the opportunities to engage in your favorite sport are rampant.  And you’ve wasted no time partaking in the game.  Famous girl on the beach in her bathing suit?  Let’s play: Pick Her Apart.  This time, you’ve deemed her a few sizes too […]

Using Three Words to Get or Get Over Your One Day

Using Three Words to Get or Get Over Your One Day

Yesterday, we talked about the ubiquitous One Days in our lives.  You know, those things we promise ourselves we’ll get around to One Day.  And, sometimes, yes, we just need to make the decision to make one day today.  But, sometimes, our One Day isn’t really what we want.  It’s the idea that we like, […]

Blast from the past: How Can I Begin to Love Myself Again

So, I was looking for an old blog post to find the name of a book tonight when I came across this blog post originally published on November 23, 2008- which is one of my most read blog posts (as it turns out, people enter How Can I Begin to Love Myself in search engines […]

photo by Jill E. Williams

What’s your announcement?

Years ago, there was a print ad (Nike?) that I just loved.  It read:   You are born.  And oh, how you wail! Your first breath is a scream. Not timid or low, but selfish and shattering, with all the force of waiting nine months under water. Your whole life should be like that: An announcement.  […]

5 Rituals to Boost Your Self-Care

5 Rituals to Boost Your Self-Care

We so often want everything we do to have so much more redeeming value.  It has to help us lose a pound or get a job.  But doing things that are just kind to ourselves, that place a premium on our worth, actually have a pretty significant positive impact on our sense of well-being.  Here […]