Gratitude, I Put that Sh*t on Everything!

When was the last time you felt truly grateful for everything you have in your life? The big things. The small things. All of it. And took the time to express your gratitude? Chances are you haven’t taken a moment to really express gratitude for all that you have. We tend to move so fastContinue reading “Gratitude, I Put that Sh*t on Everything!”

My First Guest Blog Appearance

This week I wanted to share with you my first guest blog appearance! I wrote this piece for my friend Tiffany. Her blog, “The Thrill of the Hunt ” by Tiffy G. is an awesome resource on fashion where you can find out everything from the season’s hottest trends to how to rock cute teesContinue reading “My First Guest Blog Appearance”

Thoughts from Quarantine Week #8: Incorporating Ayurveda into your Routine

We have completed the two-month mark of quarantine, and while some things of my new normal I love so much (ex: coffee with my husband every morning on our back porch), things remain challenging for many reasons. First off, my work seems to take longer in a remote world, and the construct of time isContinue reading “Thoughts from Quarantine Week #8: Incorporating Ayurveda into your Routine”

Thoughts from Quarantine Week #3: Shifting Mindsets & Happy Anniversary!

I hope this blog post finds you well as we start week #4 of what I like to call, “living that quarantine dream.” I sincerely hope that you have settled into a routine and are feeling calmer among all the uncertainty. I want to focus this week’s blog post on three things, first the importanceContinue reading “Thoughts from Quarantine Week #3: Shifting Mindsets & Happy Anniversary!”

Thoughts from Quarantine Week #1

Things are wildly uncertain right now. Covid-19 has dramatically altered our way of life and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. I will admit, it has been challenging navigating the uncertainty, and I wanted to share what has helped me function under these circumstances. Over the past several days, I have foundContinue reading “Thoughts from Quarantine Week #1”

It’s my Birthday & the Importance of Celebrating Small Wins

Today is my 37th Birthday, so a blog post about the importance of celebrating seemed appropriate. I love my birthday, and I have been known to turn it into a month-long celebration as opposed to just a day. This year I kept it pretty low key as the celebrations only spanned a weekend with dinnerContinue reading “It’s my Birthday & the Importance of Celebrating Small Wins”

Staying Balanced & Grounded with Reiki

One of the practices as part of my self-care routine is regular Reiki appointments with my Reiki Master, Amber McMahon located in Arlington, MA. I have known Amber since around 2011 when we worked in similar settings as counselors. I instantly felt a connection to her. Fast forward a few years, I found myself lookingContinue reading “Staying Balanced & Grounded with Reiki”

Having an Attitude of Gratitude

When was the last time you felt truly grateful for everything you have in your life? The big things. The small things. All of it. Chances are you haven’t taken a moment to really express gratitude for all that you have. Did you know that having an attitude of gratitude is a powerful self-care practice?Continue reading “Having an Attitude of Gratitude”

Where to Start with Your Self-Care Routine

“I don’t have time for self-care.” “I don’t need self-care.” “That’s not for me.” “I tried self-care once, and it did not work.” These are some of the lies we tell ourselves. Stop making excuses. Here is the bottom line: self-care is not optional. We must properly care for our well-being if we want aContinue reading “Where to Start with Your Self-Care Routine”

Buyer Beware

I am the first to admit that I can be easily persuaded to purchase goods that promise to change my life…apps, coloring books, candles, makeup, and gadgets, galore! Who else can relate? The $15 bath bomb that can bring joy and happiness or the latest app that can send reminders to de-stress with an annualContinue reading “Buyer Beware”