She turns 8 today and she still firmly believes in fairies and making wishes and unicorns, and refuses to let anyone tell her otherwise. Her closest is full of stretch pants and sparkly heart or bright flowery t-shirts, jeans don’t stand a chance. She has a stubbornness about her I secretly love ... Read More about 8 Truths I Never Want My 8-Year-Old To Forget (But That She Probably Already Knows.)
It helps to hear someone say we have permission. The inner child within us feels calm and secure, protected and put at ease. She's doing nothing wrong. She's been granted approval and given the go-ahead. Sadly, most of us, myself included, are waiting to receive permission before we take ... Read More about Are You Still Waiting For Permission? Here’s What To Do Instead.
I made the mistake of looking in the box before I loaded it into our minivan. I felt like a spy, a thief, and an archaeologist all at once. There I was standing on the cold cement floor of our garage, stealthily sorting through sacred artifacts of the past, without any intention of revealing ... Read More about What To Remember When You’re In The Middle Of Letting Go.
I’m happy being me. Even on my worst days. My nerves might be frayed, my emotions raging, I haven’t shown up as I hoped, or shame is pushing me into the darkest corner, and I still wouldn't want anyone else's life. This revelation, I’m happy being me, rushes through my body more regularly now, ... Read More about How I’ve Become Happier With Being Me (3 Reasons For My Gentler, Kinder View)
I am a proponent of never underestimating the effects of our small efforts to live sustainably and lightly on our planet. The tiniest actions, even if they feel invisible, go a long way in building momentum and offering inspiration to others. Considering the scope of the planetary crisis, it’s ... Read More about This Will Help To Inspire Your Efforts To Live More Sustainably And Not Grow Discouraged (& 10 Easy Actions That Absolutely Make A Difference)