LAUNDRY MEDITATION

Laundry is one of those minuscule necessary actions that we could go about one of two ways: be negative (annoyed, rushed, chaotic) or calm (centered, organized, mindful). My laundry washes for 30 minutes and dries for about 45 minutes. All in, it's usually about 2 hours of my day. While those two hours are unavoidable, … Continue reading LAUNDRY MEDITATION

PERFECTIONISM & GIVING PERMISSION TO FAIL

It’s official. The Perfectionism Monster has crept into my head. He brought his luggage, unpacked, and getting too cozy spreading his infectious hyper-focus on perfection and failure. Throughout recovery, perfectionism has been a constant struggle for me. I struggle relentlessly with black & white thinking patterns:  I won't be good enough to maintain a healthy … Continue reading PERFECTIONISM & GIVING PERMISSION TO FAIL

MY FAVORITE: PODCASTS

I was never a podcast junkie, but guys I'm now OBSESSED. My commutes to work, time on the stair master, Sunday meal preps, and walks in Central Park have become so much more enjoyable since I've started listening. They're a great way to broaden your knowledge of almost any topic: business, advice, confidence, wellness, health, or … Continue reading MY FAVORITE: PODCASTS

MANAGING WORK STRESS

Many of us struggle with pretty demanding schedules. Stress, information overload, and juggling responsibilities is more common than ever. Our bodies express stress in different ways: tension, neck or lower back pain, headaches, dizziness, digestive issues, and numbness are some examples. As I wrote in my post about Self-Care, ongoing stress can be damaging to our … Continue reading MANAGING WORK STRESS

HELLO 2018: 2017 REFLECTIONS & INTENTIONS

Goodbye 2017: WE MADE IT! 2017 was an interesting year for me. My word of 2017 was AWARENESS; awareness of my stress levels, true happiness, qualities I’m attracted too, amount of negative self-talk, unconscious judgments, etc. Read more about ditching Resolutions & instead choosing a Word Of The Year here. 2017 REFLECTIONS & LEARNINGS: Lifestyle: I learned … Continue reading HELLO 2018: 2017 REFLECTIONS & INTENTIONS