If you have sat in my office, you will hear me refer to the Magic Question. It is one of my favorite practice interventions. Here it is: WHAT MATTERS MOST? I believe in giving credit where credit is due and this idea as a practice intervention came to me from author and podcaster Kendra Adachi and her book The Lazy Genius. "What Matters Most?" is one of her Lazy Genius Principles. Go get the ... Read More about The Magic Question: Using It To Figure Out What You Need!
Here’s a fact to chew on. Roughly one-half of U.S. adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are also diagnosed with some kind of anxiety disorder. On top of that, both conditions often present with very similar symptoms. For women, this comorbidity can be especially vexing because ADHD in females tends to be underdiagnosed because symptoms are more mild. In other ... Read More about The Relationship Between Women & ADHD
Every single minute we are bombarded with people telling us how to feel about female bodies. If you're wondering how to be nice to your body in the face of all this, I got you. I have collected 3 very simple practices and some of my favorite motivational reminders about bodies so you can have a foundation on which to recreate your relationship with your body. 1. Your body is ... Read More about How to be Nice to Your Body: Body Positivity, Body Neutrality, Diet Culture, Instagram Influencers, Anti-Diet Culture
You might benefit from Somatic Therapy if... You feel so nervous before a presentation that your stomach is churning… You are so happy to see someone at the airport that you jump up and down when they exit the doors into baggage claim… You are so angry that your jaw aches from clenching it… These are all examples of somatic responses. A somatic response is a complex ... Read More about What the HECK is Somatic Therapy Anyways??
In today's fast-paced world, it is easy to get lost in the hustle and bustle of daily life. It's important to take a step back and focus on yourself, your well-being, and your personal growth. Achieving optimal wellness through self-improvement is a journey that requires commitment and a willingness to embrace change. Today, we will share a comprehensive guide to self-improvement ... Read More about 8 Key Strategies: A Comprehensive Guide to Self-Improvement and Personal Growth
Are you a parent raising a young person right now? Has your child shared with you that they identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community? Studies show that you play a pivotal role during your kiddo’s youth especially for those that are part of the LGBTQ+ community. Being supportive and compassionate can be the difference between them growing their self-confidence or heading down a dark path of ... Read More about 3 Tips for Parents of LGBTQ+ people in 2023
As I’m enjoying my 5th decade here on this planet, it occurred to me the other day that I am so not into doing certain things anymore (thank you aging gracefully). But honestly, I think it’s all stuff we should STOP doing right now for a happier and more peaceful self, no matter your age! 5 Things You Need to Stop Doing Immediately 1. Stop giving a shit about someone ... Read More about 5 Things You Need to Stop Doing Immediately!
It’s been brought to my attention that we have not done a summer bucket list for our readers, so I wanted to correct that today because who doesn’t need good, solid summer bucket list ideas to make this the best summer ever?? I know I’m here for them! So, let’s get right to it! Some of these are my original ideas but others are contributed by some summer-loving peeps. 10 ... Read More about 10 Shimmery Summer Bucket List Ideas for 2023
It's time to get out of your comfort zone before your dreams die. There. said it. Eff your comfort zone. It ain’t looking out for you babe! At least not in a way that will help you progress. Rather, your comfort zone is the place where your brain wants you to live and never, ever leave. Remember your brain is designed to protect you from anything that could feel yucky or cause ... Read More about How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone: Where Dreams Go to Die
Woohoo, summer’s here y’all! I don’t know about you, but I’m so here for it. While I don’t mind the other seasons, I’m a summer girl through and through. Farmers markets, being outside on the porch reading, working in my gardens, walking the dogs, the beach, swimming in the lake... You name it, I love it all! That said, I do recognize that summer presents its own stressors ... Read More about How to Stay Sane and Enjoy Your Summer! 5 Tips for 2023