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Let go of letting go; try this instead.

You know when something bugs us, and we spend so much mental bandwidth trying to not let it bother us that now it’s all we can focus on? And the more we try to not let it bother us the more bothersome it becomes? For example: The ninja-like fly buzzing around your kitchen that keeps […]

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Begin Again

Each day is a do-over. A re-start. A try again. A new beginning. This awareness is a lovely mini-ritual of self-care. Like a daily shower. Or morning coffee. What in your life could use a…? Nope. Today,

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Self-Compassion, Leveled Up

I heard a description of self-compassion the other day that changed my world. My entire body melted in resonance, even as my mind kept moving ahead. This incongruent body response was so profound, I thought I better pay attention. Self-compassion is the ability to be easy with yourself, no matter what is going on in  […]

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Change your lens.

Self-help, mental wellness, and personal growth is awesome. I highly recommend it. And if you’re here, you’re likely already doing this. However, there is a sneaky part of self-improvement that many of us start from which is short-sighted. We view ourselves through the lens of seeing that something is wrong, and we’re trying to fix […]

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On Wanting More…

Sometimes I become confused with being happy where I am versus desiring more.  It’s easy to think that being spiritual means we simply accept our circumstances. We do, but I now understand that acceptance is of awareness, grace, and growth — not of stagnation. When my children were very small, my kitchen lighting was so […]

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