Personal Development

Talking about “All or Nothing” over at Having Time.com

This week, I am over at Havingtime.com, a wonderful inspirational site ran by Lesya Li! I was really honored when Lesya asked me to contribute a guest post and am excited to share with you! Head on over to Having Time and find out why the "all or nothing" approach doesn't work, as well as… Continue reading Talking about “All or Nothing” over at Having Time.com

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Letting Loose: Cultivate14, Day 4

Cultivate14, Day 4 Prompt: Our bodies are vast machines for storing: memories, toxins, dreams. What physical rhythms will you follow to loosen your scar tissue, heal old wounds, and stimulate the birth of new cells? Sometimes we literally have to move our bodies for other things in our lives to move whether it be something… Continue reading Letting Loose: Cultivate14, Day 4

Personal Development

Expectations and the Unknown: Cultivate14, Day 3

Day 3 Prompt: Unintended Consequences: Sometimes the choices we make have consequences we don't expect or that run counter to expectations. Do you consider these when looking at your options and if not, how do you deal with the fallout?I love to have things planned and figured out . I used to try to stay… Continue reading Expectations and the Unknown: Cultivate14, Day 3

Personal Development

Letting Go and Getting Over: Cultivate14, Day 2

Day 2 prompt for Cultivate 2014:Tell us about a time when you've been heartbroken, angry, or even just annoyed. Tell us about something you just can't seem to let go of or get over. Spread that grievous infection all around, and thin it out. Really lay into it. We'll all feel better in the long… Continue reading Letting Go and Getting Over: Cultivate14, Day 2

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Last Year: Cultivate 2014, Day 1

I love reflecting writing prompts and am participating in Cultivate 2014 this year hosted by Meredith Shadwill. Here is the first prompt for Cultivate 2014: What did you set out to accomplish last year? What did you do to cultivate your goals and your life? Did your intentions manifest last year? Last year I set out to… Continue reading Last Year: Cultivate 2014, Day 1

Personal Development, Reverb13

The Last Day and Onwards: Reverb13, Day 21

It's so hard to believe that Reverb13 is coming to an end. What a lovely journey it has been this time around. Special thanks to Kat McNally for making all of this possible and putting so much time, love, and effort into making Reverb13 happen! Reverb13, Day 21 Prompt: Today, I'd like you to revisit… Continue reading The Last Day and Onwards: Reverb13, Day 21

Personal Development, Reverb13

Forward: Reverb 13, Day 20

Forward is the only direction. The mirror never lies, but everything in it is backwards.  Look at what you see in the mirror. How does it change if you view yourself with eyes that can only look forward? I see a woman ready to take more leaps, scared a bit, but a twinkle in her eye.… Continue reading Forward: Reverb 13, Day 20

Personal Development, Reverb13

Timeout :Reverb13, Day 19

Reverb13, Day 19 Prompt: The Buddha said, “You, yourself, as much as anybody else in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” In the past year, I have been on a mission to understand and practice self-compassion, which is sometimes defined as "extending compassion to one's self in instances of perceived inadequacy, failure, or general suffering," and… Continue reading Timeout :Reverb13, Day 19