Be the Light

I look around at what’s going on in the world right now and it just feels so dark and heavy.

How is THIS where we are in 2020? How have we not done better?

And honestly I feel naive, so much has been brought to the surface that I genuinely thought we, as a society were beyond.

It’s hard to look at the truth of what IS AND HAS BEEN happening. It’s hard to see the truth of who we are as a nation—to keep being confronted with this horrible reflection—and to see the shitty, unjust reality, that so many people are living.

I’m not going to pretend that I have answers, or even real knowledge to engage in the conversations that need to be had right now. There is a lot that I need to learn.

But there is something that every single one of us can do, especially when you feel overwhelmed with the state of the world.

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5 Steps to Better Sleep

I’ve always been a great sleeper—seriously since I was a baby, sleeping’s been my jam. So when my kiddo wouldn’t sleep—4 years in he’s still not great at it—I was shocked. Did you know that sleeping is a skill?! It’s not something that everyone just innately knows how to do. You have to learn and…

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Revisit What You Actually Want Your Life to Look Like

Life is different now. Do you feel that too? It’s not exactly clear what this new normal is going to look like for many of us, but it is pretty clear that there’s no going back. Things have changed. They’re continuing to change, and while this change is in process, it’s a good time to…

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Stressed? Me too.

It’s a stressful time right now. With all of this uncertainty, it’s hard to not feel like you’re on the longest ever rollercoaster ride. One day you’re re-organizing your kitchen cabinets and decluttering the pantry, the next you’re binge watching Tiger King…in your pjs…while eating Mitchell’s pistachio ice cream right out of the carton…all damn day. …

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Creating a healthier home (by tossing the toxins)

Does the idea of creating a healthier, toxin free home sound like a great idea…but feel really overwhelming to actually implement? Maybe the thought of reading labels filled with words that you can’t pronounce and don’t understand has you willing to just take your chances and hope for the best. Believe me, I so get…

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Find the Time for What’s Most Important

Your day to day life determines your happiness. It’s not the vacations and the time off. The summer cookouts or the monthly bookclub with your closest friends. Yes, those events are part of it, but it’s really about what you’re doing on Tuesday at 2pm. It’s the way in which you live your everyday life that…

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Ready to freak out? Try this instead!

Anyone else ready to freak out? I haven’t left my neighborhood since March 12th, the weather’s been crappy these last few days and the news…well, really flipping depressing, combined with all of the normal stressful things that actually feel really intense right now – I’ve been teetering on the verge. DMX – Gonna Make Me…

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7 Ways to Weather Life’s Biggest Storms

If you’re feeling anything like me, it feels like the rug just got yanked right out from underneath you. It feels a little scary, a little overwhelming and really really confusing. What we’re all experiencing right now is unlike anything any of us have ever experienced before.  And while the information and opinions that are flying around…

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Feeling anxious? Try this.

When life gets stressful, it’s easy to start playing the what if game. What if this bad thing happens or what if that bad thing happens. And once that ball of bad what ifs starts rolling, it’s really hard to stop. Next thing you know, you’re up to your eyeballs in all of the terrible…

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Why is food so confusing?

Do you ever feel completely confused about what foods to eat? These days, a lot of people are. There’s so much information out there and everyone seems to be doing (and loving) something different. At my kiddos birthday party a few weeks ago people were raving about fasting, keto, Weight Watchers, no carb, low carb, vegetarian,…

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