I recently listened to an episode of the Goop podcast. This was a conversation with Gwyneth Paltrow and Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of Eat, Pray, Love. They talked about creativity as a path to change. Elizabeth calls it doing little c to make big C. I went back and re-listened to this podcast. I found so many helpful tips and ideas for managing some big emotions. I highly recommend giving this a listen but if you don’t, here are some highlights I most appreciated.Read More
You are not a machine. I feel like we need to be reminded of this, and I feel like some companies need to be reminded as well. I heard a podcast recently and the guy was talking about the way companies are constantly talking about growth and earnings. My boyfriend’s company announced % of growth over the next 4 years. The next 4 years?! If I worked there I would be exhausted already. How can companies continuously talk about growth and continue to expect employees to deliver?Read More
Be yourself, whoever that is on any given day. Be yourself and be it completely. Maybe you feel like a different person in the morning before you have had your coffee, and then be her completely. Maybe you are a different person when in a new place or with new people, more quiet than usual, then be her completely.
When I was growing up…Read More
Back by popular demand! Just in time for Spring cleaning is a workshop to get you motivated and moving. I will teach you methods to organize, get rid of, clean, and maintain a beautiful space that relaxes and energizes you. We will talk about a variety of methods and create a schedule for accomplishing everything!Read More
Living in a different country means I often find myself surrounded by languages I don’t know, accents I struggle to understand, and cultural traditions I have never heard of. Loving someone from another country also sometimes means there are things I don’t understand. When I learned about the 5 Love Languages it felt like the opportunity to make sure that Alex and I were speaking the exact same dialect. It felt like a chance to understand each other fully. The 5 Love Languages is this theory that everyone receives and gives love in different ways, 5 ways to be exact; Words of Affirmation, Physical Touch, Receiving Gifts, Acts of Service, and Quality Time.Read More