Good. Better. Best. Or something like that. I don’t know how I feel about ‘best self’. To me it feels finite. I started thinking about my ‘better self’ a few years ago. I thought I could be a bit better each day and therefore allow for growth. I thought if I said I was working… Continue reading Good. Better. Best.
Recently while I was talking to a client, I said to her that it sounds like you’re trying to take a new you and make it fit an old routine. Not those exact words, we all know I don’t talk that concisely – but that was the gist. The weather changes with the seasons and… Continue reading You can’t make a new you fit an old routine
Happiness seems like something we're always chasing. I've said I just want to be happy as though I'm not in a current state of happiness. I've never thought about it before. The other day I was listening back through a few podcast episodes from Ted Radio Hour and I came across one called Where Joy… Continue reading Finding Joy
Be you. Love you. Embrace you. ‘We’ - and I’m going to lump myself in there - we tell you that you should try to love yourself through the bullshit and through the noise. We even acknowledge that it can be difficult to do so. I know I'm not perfect, and it can be hard… Continue reading Why you can’t embrace yourself
A friend of mine is doing Whole 30 because she has some concerns digestively. I have nothing against an elimination diet when used appropriately. There are other diets like FODMAP that eliminate a kind of food and have an introductory period to help the individual determine what foods may or may not be leading to… Continue reading Recipe: Roasted Red Pepper Spread (~4 servings)
I typically adhere to a balanced eating pattern - meaning, I don't follow a diet that eliminates anything. I just don't eat what I don't like. However, I know that for some people they need to eliminate some components of a food like gluten or whole aspects of food like dairy. A friend of mine… Continue reading Recipe: Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies (gluten-free)
Today was the first day that my stomach wasn’t in my throat. That’s kind of weird to say, but that’s how it felt. I had therapy on Friday because I go once month. I know I’ve explained before that I’ve gone since I was a kid for a number of reasons and as for this… Continue reading I wish I could pinpoint it
I’ve been feeling like I want to throw up all morning. My chest has felt tight too. I felt fine when I woke up. But you know what they say about being fine. I called the electric company because I still hadn’t received confirmation that they turned off the electric at the apartment we moved… Continue reading Stepping into life again kind of anxiety