What I’ve learned over the years as a recovering “overwhelm addict” is that spaciousness is a choice. Making time for what’s most important is always possible.
There are some very clear steps to make time for what matters most and I want to share them with you.
It’s been a while since I last wrote. This year has had some incredibly challenging moments. From health challenges, to periods of complete apathy towards everything that’s important to me, to heartbreak, to the type of anxiety I hadn’t felt since I was 20 years old. I felt like I was being put through the…
When you can see the gift in the most traumatic of circumstances, you are truly free. -Tony Robbins
I have burst into tears many times over the past few weeks. It’s impossible to go 15 minutes without hearing of another devastatingly tragic event. Rape, senseless deaths, the spewing of hate. I’ve felt sad, angry, disappointed, and apathetic at times. I’ve also felt deep compassion for everyone affected and even compassion for the perpetrators.…
One of the most detrimental things to your own happiness is the comparison of yourself to other people, and using their personal progress as a barometer for where you “should” be – physically, professionally, romantically.
While I was on the course the world told me I “should” be on, I had veered so far off my own course.
Who am I? What do I even care about? Why am I not happy following the “path” laid out for me?
Dangerous words: “They just don’t have a choice.” We have so much more choice than we sometimes accept or recognize.
Happiness can feel really selfish. We think that the focus on ourselves will take away from what we can give to others. We think that if we choose happiness we are no longer able to empathize with those who are suffering. We think that if we make decisions with our highest good in mind we…
Today is my 31st birthday! Because of that and also because 31 is my favorite number, I’ve condensed what I know to be true into 31 insights that will help you live a happier, more fulfilled life.
In no particular order of impact, here they are.
Hello! I wanted to write a quick note before we usher in the New Year. I hope the holidays were celebrated with love, patience (always need some of that in December ;), and kindness. There’s a lot of talk of lofty goals around this time. Pressure to accomplish and be somewhere else, somewhere where we feel…
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