Self-Love Means Allowing Yourself to Feel How You Feel

One of the biggest parts of self-love and self-care is being patient with ourselves.I remember when my therapist told me that what I was going through with my mom's health was a form of "extended trauma". And I think about how this situation we are dealing with right now with COVID-19 is much of the … Continue reading Self-Love Means Allowing Yourself to Feel How You Feel

I Hope This Tough Time Teaches Us That We All Have Mental Health

When I first heard about coronavirus, I felt the way many of us felt, that it was sad what was happening but felt too far away to feel real to us or to see that it was a big deal. The classic, "this won't affect me" mindset. Growing up, I always thought mental health problems … Continue reading I Hope This Tough Time Teaches Us That We All Have Mental Health

Sometimes We Have to Slow Down, To Speed Up and Reach Our Goals

You've got to slow down to speed up. My coach used to say this all of the time. It seemed counterintuitive because our main goal was to run faster. But in order to run faster, we had to slow down, pause, and focus on the movement and focus on our form. If we were speeding … Continue reading Sometimes We Have to Slow Down, To Speed Up and Reach Our Goals

This Time May Create A Sense of Loss, But Will Also Build Resiliency

Cancelled. Cancelled. Postponed indefinitely. I feel like that's all we are hearing now, and although I understand why and I agree with the measures being taken, I also feel and share the immense pain and sense of loss that so many others are feeling. Coronavirus has cancelled all of my speaking gigs and legitimately put … Continue reading This Time May Create A Sense of Loss, But Will Also Build Resiliency

Self-Love Means Forgiving Yourself When You Mess Up

One of the biggest parts about self-love is forgiving yourself. Forgiving yourself when you feel like you've fallen short. Forgiving yourself when you mess up, when you've said the wrong thing, when you hurt someone unintentionally. Forgiving yourself when you said too much, or not enough. Forgiving yourself when you ate too much or worked … Continue reading Self-Love Means Forgiving Yourself When You Mess Up