Dissolving Unhelpful Opinions

For an audio version of this blog post, please click below:   “You should be going for a run around the block each morning.” “You’re doing nothing to help yourself.” “You should be doing boot camp.” “But isn’t it just in your head?” “You need to get back up on the horse and get going.”…

#BackYourself

For an audio version of this blog post. please click below.   In my past, without even being deeply aware, I wore a heavy crown of self-doubt, criticism, overwhelm, indecision, and double guessing. I was an energy sucker for reassurance, and I was terrified of failure. I lived my life and made my decisions based…

Outgrowing Relationships

Boy do I have plenty of experience in this one.  I used to direct my energy towards keeping up with the ‘demand-like’ nature of these expired relationships, and ‘demand-like’ only because they no longer made my heart sing or inspired my participation. I would also incessantly revert to the question “why aren’t they being a…

Reframing Luck and the Shiny Side of Comparisons

For an audio version of this blog post, please click below.  Happy listening!   I’m going to jump straight in: I don’t believe in the birth right of ‘luck’ or that there are ‘lucky people’. Maybe there are times that the universe throws us a little momentum, contributing to our efforts when we need it…

Unearthing Wellness 002: Moving Mountains

For an audio version of this blog post, please click below.  Happy listening!   A little while ago in my first ‘Unearthing Wellness’ post I made a point of deciding that I was going to share more of my health and wellness learning’s in real time as they unfold, so here I am! It’s a…

Mindfulness In Progress

For an audio version of this blog post, please click below.  Happy listening!   A few weeks ago I attended an incredibly refreshing and informative event where I was blessed to be surrounded by the warmth of like minds. I spent 2 long days listening to 13 insightful, inspiring, and generous speakers share their current…

Unearthing Wellness 001: Living The Lessons

For an audio version of this blog post, please click below.  Happy listening!   This last week I had a brilliant session with my microbiome specialist and coach. The type where you go in quite wishy-washy, questionable, and disconnected from the ‘why’ and come out re-inspired, confident, and centered. The three major shifts I was…

Affirming Growth

For an audio version of this blog post, please click below.  Happy listening!   In the case that I’ve been a little assumptive in the title of this blog post, I should clarify that we’re here to talk about affirmations.  To set the scene and put any skeptics in a chair of comfort, let me…

Me First.

For an audio version of this blog post please click below.  Happy listening! This exact week last year I allowed my intuitive intelligence to take over and I was overcome by clarity. I left my job where I was highly uninspired and barely hanging in. Activities such as elevating my legs under the desk, going…

Need VS Want: Striking the Balance with Chronic Illness

I recently caught myself reflecting on a rather large decision “Hmm, another one based on what I need rather than what I want in this moment” and I was able to have a little laugh to myself. This shift in perspective away from victim and resentment toward patience and light-heartedness has been major in my recovery….