Life is all about balance. You don't always need to be getting stuff done. Sometimes it's perfectly okay, and absolutely necessary, to shut down, kick back, and do nothing. -Lori Deschene Balance is so important. It's like a chair. A chair will lose balance with only 3 legs. As a counselor, I strive to help … Continue reading The 4 Things That Keep Me Balanced
“As with any field, if something does not fit into the current understanding of how things work, it raises eyebrows, hackles or both.” ― Francine Shapiro, Getting Past Your Past: Take Control of Your Life with Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) in my opinion is the white magic of … Continue reading What The Heck Is EMDR Therapy???
One of my favorite podcasts is: “Love Food” with Julie Duffy Dillon, RD. One episode that I really love is: “A Concerned Dietitian’s Letter to Food.” At the end of the episode there is a reply from food: Dear Concerned Dietitian, Your letter is so timely. All of us…vegetables, fruits, proteins, carbs, sugars, fats…we all got together … Continue reading Food. Is. Fuel.
Be Alone. Eat alone, take yourself on dates, sleep alone. In the midst of this you will learn about yourself. You will grow, you will figure out what inspires you, you will curate your own dreams, your own beliefs, your own stunning clarity, and when you do meet the person who makes your cells dance, … Continue reading 3 Things I’ve Learned From Being Alone
As I was walking into my apartment this afternoon I was thinking about a quote that I came across the other day on Pinterest. I know money doesn't fix all problems, but it sure would fix my money problem. That quote was the beginning of my afternoon thought cycle. I allowed my mind to drift … Continue reading If Only I…
What would our lives look like if we were truly in the present moment when visiting with our friends. What would our lives look like if we were intentional about how we spent our time? There are apps that tell us how much time we spend on social media, but what would it be like if there was … Continue reading The Importance Of Meditation and Mindfulness
Accept your genetic blueprint. Just as a person with a shoe size of eight would not expect to realistically squeeze into a size six, it is equally as futile (and uncomfortable) to have the same expectation with body size. But mostly, respect your body, so you can feel better about who you are. It's hard … Continue reading What Does Intuitive Eating Even Mean??