I'm, obviously, not an artist - haha! But this image has been bouncing around in my mind for years. I have been assessing my relationships, learning how to be as relationally healthy as possible - which starts with me having a right understanding of my worth and the worth of others. It's also helped … Continue reading I / YOU
Weariness & Joy Before my dad's sudden death 5 years ago, I had compartmentalized my emotions. I didn't know it then, but looking back I believed that grief and joy couldn't be experienced together. They are at opposite ends of the spectrum, you can't feel both at the same time. Over the years - first … Continue reading Unlikely friends
The career placement test I took in 9th grade revealed that I would make a great curator. Wait, what? I had no idea what a curator was or what they did. I remember thinking, "Are those the people who take care of dead bodies?" In those days, I didn't have Siri in my pocket to … Continue reading Curator
Hey there- There's a gift waiting for you. The only catch is - you have to intentionally receive it. The world is messy and broken. Filled with messy and broken people. We were made to be healed and restored. But the kicker is we have to allow ourselves to receive the gift of healing and … Continue reading The Almighty Breath
Whether we are working on changing patterns of behavior around our relationship with food, ourselves or others, there is not a one-size-fits all solution. Gracious self-awareness is the first step. Notice what food gives your body energy and lovingly feed yourself. You get to eat food that is nourishing. You get to listen to yourself. … Continue reading What is useful for one…
Let's stop focusing on limiting ourselves and start listening to ourselves. Let yourself feel good. Loosen up the judgement around your relationship with food. Now let's talk a bit about balancing blood sugar... Counting chemicals trumps counting calories. Focusing on reducing chemicals an have a huge impact on your health Increasing food quality is the … Continue reading Eat More
Disappointments? Unmet expectations? Growth happens when we notice how we think about disappointments and unmet expectations. What if we let go of judgement and allowed perceived rejection to roll off of us? What if we looked for the gifts in disappointments? Maybe we are being pulled in a new direction. Maybe there are areas of … Continue reading What’s the gift in this?
This relationship changes when our mind, body and spirit are connected. We learn very quickly in life that painful things happen and how to please others. When we spend much of our life dodging pain and pleasing others, we disconnect from our needs and desires. Switching on this connection begins with noticing what your needs … Continue reading Relationship Status?