Hey girl, Congratulations on that beautiful baby. Right about now, you’ve probably stared at it obsessively in complete disbelief that you even MADE that thing. I know, I did it too. They’re just so perfect and so small and so…ALIVE. It’s amazing and terrifying at the same time. Right about now your body also feels…… Continue reading The Postpartum Letter I Wish Would’ve Been Written To Me…
For the past few weeks I’ve been reading a pretty fantastic study on human tenacity called, Grit by Angela Duckworth. Not meant to be a motivational book, this research study really pulls back the layers of a western myth that the most talented of us are destined to succeed while the rest of us less…… Continue reading What’s Talent Got To Do With It? Apparently, not much.
After another soul-filling sermon at my local Unity Church I’ve walked away with a profound knowingness that I needed. In today’s sermon our minister was talking about a book written by Eric Butterworth called The Power Within You. His sermon was an outline of the key learnings he took from Eric and his life’s work.…… Continue reading Excellence is the EXAMPLE not the Exception, listen to Jesus.
Hello all! It’s been a bit since I’ve written a post – my sincerest apologies – and I’m hoping that this will be the last time there is such a lapse! Recently my schedule is shifting quite a bit so I’m just NOW getting a grip on my current schedule between the spa and…… Continue reading 4 Simple Tips for Effective Meal Planning & Grocery Shopping
As my Ultimate Reset experience quickly comes to a close, I am ever more in awe of all that I’ve learned these past 18, soon to be 21, days. What started as a resistant and woe-is-me venture into cleansing and hopefully helping my spiritual practice, turned into a life changing, oh-my-god experience that has totally…… Continue reading Befriending My Hunger: 3 Lessons from the Ultimate Reset
Four days ago during a rather unremarkable day, I woke up with excruciating lower back discomfort. It was the type of discomfort that rivaled childbirth pains with NO exaggeration. The pain radiated across my hips, up my back and down my legs. At it’s most horrific points, it was difficult to walk or bend…… Continue reading How Pain Is Teaching Me
Let me begin by saying I’m only on day 5. FIVE. I still have 16 days left and I already feel like a completely different person – frankly, I’m a little alarmed imagining who I’ll be come day 21. Lady gaga?! Madonna!? Who knows! In all seriousness – kinda – I’ve been chronicling my detox…… Continue reading The Ultimate Reset: How a 21 Day Detox is Changing My Life