10 Ways to Glow Up Your Self-Care

I bet you think that I’m going to tell you precisely what you need to do to practice self-care. Well, I am; but this is not your typical trendy list of prescriptive self-care tasks. The way I look at it, true self-care comes from a way of thinking more than a list of doing (especially […]

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#wordsmatter

Las palabras tienen poder I have learned so much from working as a social worker and counselor in an elementary school. Every single day I am reminded of how the “simple” lessons that we learned as kids don’t always fully transfer into adulthood. Many of my clients have grown accustomed to my method of “kindergarten […]

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TV Therapy

Not many people know this about me, but I have an undergrad degree in English Literature. I 100% went to college to be a writer. Not a reader, a writer. Initially I considered journalism but I honestly didn’t want to take STAT and ECON. I’m a decent writer, not so much an avid mathematician. The […]

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Wake Up, Six

The Devil Wears Prada has been my goto motivation movie for years. I’m not really sure how it stuck, but back in college I would put on this movie and be able to stop procrastinating and do my work. Even after college, I would put on this movie whenever I just needed to get some […]

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Dear Wednesday Night Tribe

That’s me! I just need to take a minute to say how much I adore my Wednesday nights now. I run a self-care webinar on Wednesdays and it has turned out to be one of the coolest things I have ever done. When the last thing I say to people is “OMG don’t forget to […]

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To Swim or Not to Swim? (With Sharks)

Im writing this post from a sailboat in the middle of the ocean on my way to swim with sharks off the coast of San Pedro, Belize. I’ve started to write posts whenever I experience some grand aha moment. For one, it makes for better content than me just trying to come up with some […]

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The With it Girls

So Im finally on my flight to Belize! I’ve been waiting for this day for quite a while. My crazy school year has finally come to an end and couldn’t be happier. I need this in my life and I’m determined to keep a self-care focus throughout the trip. Wait, does blogging on a plane […]

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When Should Hits the Fan

When Should Hits the Fan

Ugh. When should I wake up on the weekends? It’s the first Saturday of my summer vacation and I am awake at 5:36 am. Yesterday I woke up early too. We get to come in a little later on teacher workdays. You’d think I would embrace that as a gift from the gods, but not yesterday. […]

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On Being Mad

Get ready, I’m about to change the way you think about the phrase, “madly in love”…

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How to Create More Balance in Your Life

Balance was my “one word” last year. As a matter of fact, it is often my word of choice when anyone tells me to think of a word. My mother has been preaching balance to me all of my life, and while I have struggled in and out of it, I do believe that identifying and practicing balance can reap amazing benefits. It is something that I work on everyday. When I find myself getting stuck in a rut, I try to focus on the following solution focused steps to get myself back in the game.

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