HELLO DECEMBER: MONTHLY REFLECTIONS & INTENTIONS

30 more days of 2019. WOWZA. December has to be one of my favorite months because of all the sparkly lights, festivities, & joy. But as an introverted-extrovert & someone who struggles with anxiety, December/the holidays can be a little overwhelming. While SO fun, also draining. My intentions this month are focused on making this … Continue reading HELLO DECEMBER: MONTHLY REFLECTIONS & INTENTIONS

I AM THANKFUL FOR …

Why hello there, holiday season! With Thanksgiving tomorrow, we’re officially in full-blown holiday mode! Obviously this holiday is all about reflecting & thinking about what we are grateful for. But when you’ve had a hard season, it's not easy! If you’re having trouble figuring out what you're thankful & grateful for this year, start small. … Continue reading I AM THANKFUL FOR …

VALENTINE’S DAY: SO MUCH MORE THAN CHOCOLATES

Around Valentine's Day, it’s so easy to fall into the trap of worrying about what we have & don’t have: love externally, our relationship status, extravagant plans & the Insta pic to prove it.  Whether you’re a traditional V-Day fan or not, many of us forget the actual meaning of this day: LOVE, APPRECIATION, AND … Continue reading VALENTINE’S DAY: SO MUCH MORE THAN CHOCOLATES

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