I love children's books and it is not because I am a parent and used to teach elementary school. I love children's book because they distill really powerful lessons in simple and joyful ways. During my wellness events, I often read a children's book to center participants on a theme or question. It is usually… Continue reading Conversations with Children’s Books: Jabari Tries by Gaia Cornwall
Every single day startups are created. People are eagerly working to bring forth a vision that is just on the realm of existing. We typically think of startups as companies with lots of funding that experience growth, but startups exist in virtually every sector and and every walk of life. Every day people are deciding… Continue reading Self Care for Startups
You are reading the first of many self care recipes. A Self Care Recipe is a curated self care ritual for your busy life. Each recipe is specifically for a particular event, routine, or feeling. Follow them in order or customize to your liking. Enjoy! The "Morning Energizer" is a self care routine that allows… Continue reading Self Care Recipe #1: The Morning Energizer
Image: Isha Gaines via Createher Stock Alignment. Defined as: “a position of agreement or alliance” The idea of alignment is important especially as it relates to practicing self care. This alignment is not focused on people and external circumstances, but on what is internal to us. As Lauryn Hill repeated to us in Doo Wop… Continue reading Aligning for Self Care
Photo: Neosha Gardner It is all too easy to fall into a rut even with things we love like self care. When we do the same thing over and over, we find ourselves going through the motions. This can make self care feel like a chore, but that is the exact opposite of what a… Continue reading Need to be more productive? Play First.
When I was in fifth grade, I was so excited to start playing the flute. I walked quickly towards the band room for my first group lesson. I assembled the flute and was instructed to blow air across the lip plate. The other students squeaked out a sound, but nothing for me. I tried again… Continue reading Maintaining Your Self Care Practice
Earlier this month, author Terry McMillian, posted this: Simple, yet powerful wisdom that is a reminder to us all. We must make room for our creativity to roam free as we create tangible things. Writing can be replaced with whatever word makes sense for your work (brainstorm, dance, develop; etc). Creativity needs room… Continue reading Create From Your Heart.
Procrastination is defined as: " the avoidance of doing a task that we want to accomplish." It is something that we all do, especially when it comes to projects and goals related to our dreams and desires. Why do we procrastinate when it comes to things that we actually want to do? The default answer… Continue reading The Real Reasons You’re Procrastinating (and it’s not because you are lazy)
The elections were (and continue) to be whirlwind, right? They teach us something very important: Don't underestimate the power of a single vote. In the same vein, I hope you remember not to underestimate yourself or the steps you are taking to create the life you really want. Don't underestimate your efforts. Or your courage. Or your brilliance. It all matters.… Continue reading Don’t Underestimate Yourself
Today's Tuesday Talk is about the biggest catalyst for your dreams. The answer might actually surprise you (Hint: it's not another checklist or about managing your time ) Let's dive into it. Click here to listen now! Do you need a place to nurture your dreams? Join the Dream Mapping Society today!