Re-entry into everyday life, how’s it looking for you?

Thinking back to this time last year and what a shock to the system it was; everyone was suddenly at home, many places were in lockdown.  I remember having colossal anxiety just making the grocery store trip and struggling with walking the neighborhood and having people crossing the road to avoid me; it was allContinue reading “Re-entry into everyday life, how’s it looking for you?”

7 powerful journal prompts to move you towards change.

Welcome the spring season to your life! Whether we acknowledge it or not, we subconsciously live by the seasons. As the evenings get darker in the fall, we start to become more introspective and hunker down for the winter. Now with spring here, there is an anticipation and excitement for the longer, warmer days, theContinue reading “7 powerful journal prompts to move you towards change.”

Are you your own cheerleader, or do you speak to yourself unkindly?

Three steps to silence your inner critic for good! So are you your own cheerleader? If you are, that is fantastic, but many of us are not.  Do you speak to yourself as you talk to those around you that you love and care for? No? Are you more likely to be self-critical and talkContinue reading “Are you your own cheerleader, or do you speak to yourself unkindly?”

Your children don’t need you to solve their problems

How a stress-reducing conversation can help you all decompress A few weeks ago, I was at a party and chatting to a group of women who had children younger than mine.  When I told them my eldest daughter was twenty, and one woman immediately asked: “What nugget of wisdom can you tell me that willContinue reading “Your children don’t need you to solve their problems”

How many hats do you wear in a day?

Make changes in your life to reduce stress and burnout. As parents, colleagues, friends, partners, well let’s face it; as human beings, we wear multiple hats in a day.  Just the other day I was thinking how crazy it was that in just one day I was a mother, nurse, chef, party planner, cleaner, dogContinue reading “How many hats do you wear in a day?”

What’s wrong with having a midlife crisis?

It might just be the call you need to answer. At a party recently, a group of friends talked about an acquaintance who was planning on climbing our local mountain, Mt Rainier.  She’s turning fifty and wanted to mark this milestone in her life.  The talk was of the training she was doing to prepare,Continue reading “What’s wrong with having a midlife crisis?”

7 Ideas for a great start to your day

Start your day right! I love to have a morning routine, it keeps me grounded and helps me focus for the day.  If I wake up with a burst of energy I tend to want to rush into the day and start to almost tumble over myself and get anxious, trying to do everything atContinue reading “7 Ideas for a great start to your day”

Want to start a new routine?  6 easy steps to make your goals achievable!

Simple ways to stop making excuses to yourself.  October 6, 2020 My exercise routine has fallen by the wayside.  I used to practice yoga at my local studio three times a week, and it was so great for my mental and emotional wellbeing. But since the studio had to close back in March, I haveContinue reading “Want to start a new routine?  6 easy steps to make your goals achievable!”