31 Days of Radical Self Care Day 11: A Meditation

The first time someone suggested that I would feel better if I meditated for 10 minutes a day, I nearly laughed in her face. I couldn’t sit still or quiet my mind for anything. This was when my kids were small so it was especially hard to imagine any meditation…

31 Days of Radical Self Care Day 10: The Softened Heart

  Food for thought for today. Happy Day 10 and Thursday! You can find more about Pema Chodron here. If you’re interested in exploring heart-centered living, taking good care of yourself and living your true purpose, work with me one-on-one. My mission in life and my coaching practice is to help…

31 Days of Radical Self Care Day 9: Heart-Centered Living

What does heart-centered living even mean? Yesterday I talked about holding the keys to your own heart. What does it mean to open your heart up? In my daily life, heart-centered living looks like this: having a cat and dog being a parent to two children starting this business loving…

31 Days of Radical Self Care Day 8: You Hold The Keys

This spring for my Visionary Mom Business Kickstart class I spent a lot of time thinking about my business mission and vision. One morning I woke up with these words on the tip of my tongue: “I lead retreats, teach workshops and guide individuals toward transforming their everyday lives, remembering…

31 Days of Radical Self Care Day 7: Delight in the Season

  What are your favorite things about fall? Here are a few of mine and I’d LOVE if you’d comment with a few of yours. Apples from the local orchard, and fresh cider The angle of the sun shining into our house and how it makes our woodwork and everything…

31 Days of Radical Self Care Day 6: Sabbath

“Like a path through the forest, Sabbath creates a marker for ourselves so, if we are lost, we can find our way back to our center.” ~Wayne Muller, Sabbath: Finding Rest, Renewal, and Delight in Our Busy Lives Can you find some time to delight in Sabbath rest today? That’s all.

31 Days of Radical Self Care Day 5: Delight in You

I mentioned in yesterday’s post that delight is a perspective we can choose to take in our lives. It’s definitely a way you can look at yourself and your body, and it takes practice. Today I want you to do something that you’re going to keep doing every day for…

31 Days of Radical Self Care Day 4: What Delights You?

Day 4 is already here. Did you do your homework from yesterday? Don’t worry–there are no grades here and you get a pass no matter what! I hope you’ve at least thought about what delights you. Delight was the assignment, after all. More specifically, we’re making Vision Boards either on…

31 Days of Radical Self Care Day 3: Delight

Today as promised, we are going to have some fun! In Day 1’s post, we slayed the “self care is selfish” dragon by pointing out that the wonderful Golden Rule implies we love and care for ourselves. I noted that “True self care is absolutely contagious in its ability to…

31 Days of Radical Self Care Day 2: You Are Worth It

(Note: this post is long and serious. I promise they won’t all be like this!) How do I know you’re worth love and good care? Because I know I’m worth it! I’ve had a few stand-out life experiences that have rocked me to the core with this simple truth: You…