Wellness Wednesday: Adult tantrums revisited

This is an edited post from 2017. When I read it again before Christmas this year, it was a great reminder to me that so much of what we do is optional, not required. The expectations we have of ourselves and others is often a produce of societal pressure, particularly for women. *** I am … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Adult tantrums revisited

Wellness Wednesday – Throw away the manuals

How many of you have "manuals" for how other people should behave?  Whether they are family members, or co-workers, or just other people encounter during your day, we tend to have "manuals" for how we want them to behave. Here are some of my example thoughts related to this principle: "They shouldn't talk about people … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday – Throw away the manuals

Wellness Wednesday – pack your snacks

Hello All, While I am traveling, I am reflecting on wellness practices that I use during my trips (anything lasting longer than about 3 days). In situations where you will be navigating time changes, or spending time on trains, where there is some schedule uncertainty, it may be wise to pack some snacks. I am … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday – pack your snacks

Throwback Thursday: Embodying a new self

This is an edited post from February of 2018. Reading it makes me want to dig Joe Dispenza's book off my shelf again. Good juicy learning about how to make changes in our lives. *** I have written before about the idea that there is no "better" you - that self-acceptance and self compassion are … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Embodying a new self