My whole life I have been strong, independent, feisty and incredibly driven. Growing up in a seriously dysfunctional household, I handled it many different ways. I acted out, a lot and to maintain a sense of sanity I gained complete control over my own life and choices at a very early age. I have always … Continue reading My forty day challenge of needing a man in my life!
I just read a fantastic article on Goop about Support Language and how to self identify your own support language with the concept that once you know what you need to feel supported you can share this information with your life partner, boss, family members, children, etc. so they are aware of how to meet … Continue reading What is your support language?
Let's start with defining Keystone Habits! This is a term I discovered while I was in trauma therapy years ago and by far this concept has added so much value to my life. Simply put, Keystone Habits are small healthy and positive changes or habits that people introduce into their daily routines that unintentionally carry … Continue reading Improve your life with these simple and amazing Keystone Habits
I am a self-proclaimed expert in the art of self-love and self-care. I have gone from abusing myself in many many ways to falling madly in love with myself on so many levels. Self-love is such a personal thing that it is almost impossible for me to tell someone exactly how to love themselves, however, … Continue reading Honor Yourself
“Confidence… thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.”– Franklin D. Roosevelt Confidence is everything! How can you can get to a place where you can feel confident in all areas of your life? Good question, that is the struggle that … Continue reading Why confidence is everything in life
Through the process of self-discovery I realized, sadly, that I had not been living my life in an authentic way. I was so concerned with what people thought of me and how other people saw me that I wasn’t even remotely being my true self. After much time alone, in self-discovery and healing mode, I … Continue reading How well do you know yourself?
"Every day we are born again" - Buddha There are so many ways to make impactful changes in your life. In doing the "inner work" I have found that starting with a morning routine or "morning ritual" was the best place to begin my Journey to a physically and emotionally healthy lifestyle. Luckily, I am … Continue reading How do you start your day?
Toxic by Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby via daily post: Toxic I read this fantastic article by Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby and identified with it completely so I thought I would take the time and write a short blog about healing and what this looks like to me, personally. To some people who are knee deep in … Continue reading Steps to Healing from “Toxic”
I am 47 years old (about to be 48 in a few days) and have recently discovered something that was missing from my life, yep, you guessed it, expectations and boundaries. Having grown up in an abusive, dysfunctional and very chaotic environment I was never taught how to exist in any other way. Healthy relationships … Continue reading expectations, do you have them?
Many years ago I heard the term "inner child" which I found to be quite an intriguing concept and one that I would have loved to explore, however, I didn't give it much thought and actually dismissed it. After my first divorce, being left with two very small children to raise on my own I … Continue reading listen to that inner child