What We Do, When We Don’t Know What to Do

January 17, 2013
In 2012, I wrote about becoming a detective to your own experience and what kind of eggs you like (and who you really are), but this week I want to take it a bit farther This week I have been thinking about this: What do we do, when we don't know what to do How do we spend our time What choices are available to us Who might we be, if no one ever told us who to be What do we like to do for fun What lights us up to a point where we are ... keep reading

Compare, Despair + Repair

December 27, 2012
With 2012 coming to a close, I've been thinking a lot about setting intentions for how I'd like to spend my time in 2013 In doing so, I find that it is always quite useful to notice what the biggest energy drains were for me over the course of the year and implore myself to take a moment to think about how to restore some of that energy Think about it like a water balloon with many almost imperceptible pin pricks - leaking water in small ... keep reading

A Love Note to all of the "Control Freaks" + Micromanagers Out There

December 13, 2012
Recently, I taught a clas with peaceful eating coach Christie Inge about how to not lose your mind during the holidays During an interview before the clas, we were asked to illustrate what losing it really looked like for us and our relationship with food As I started answering, I realized, my tendency is not to lose it with food My tendency, when things get really ramped up energetically and there are a lot of heightened expectations, is ... keep reading

Managing Your Expectations + Celebrating Your Inner Wisdom

December 11, 2012
If left unattended to, my expectations are olympic sized pools of exaggerated standards, in which I am the exception to every rule My expectations are standards the I will never live up to, because as I get close they are slippery and elusive as they climb higher and higher My expectations are overwhelming at best, and bone-crushing at worst My expectations tell me that what might be gorgeous and beautiful for every single other person on the ... keep reading

When Too Much is Also Not Enough

December 07, 2012
I've found that over the course of my life, as much as I've felt like I'm too much, too big, or too pasionate, it has appeared in my life and in it's impact on my heart and psyche as feeling like I'm not enough Though I'm certain you're familiar with this feeling, I'll spell it out a little You stay at work an hour late, struggling to try and completely your seemingly never-ending to do list not because you've been asked to, but because ... keep reading
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