A New Year Can Start At Any Time

I don't know about you but sometimes all the hype and excitement around the new year can feel a bit overwhelming. Don't get me wrong--I love the communal increased energy and inspiration around this time of year. But I've also been in the parking lot of the gym come mid-February and seen the drop in … Continue reading A New Year Can Start At Any Time

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Holiday Grounding Through Creative Gratitude

This winter solstice I've decided to celebrate the increasingly longer days with creative gratitude. The holidays can feel very hectic and rushed at times and that's when we need to feel grounded most. If not, the stress can get to us and bring our spirit and mood and immune system down. How do I prefer … Continue reading Holiday Grounding Through Creative Gratitude

Creativity: One of the Best Elixir’s to Life’s Stressors

“...the only way to stay creative is to keep moving forward.” ~Dr. Travis Bradberry Whether you think of yourself as a creative person or not, creativity is what fuels any kind of change in our life. This year my creativity has taken on a completely different form--motherhood. It’s active, it’s in-your-face, it’s singing many times … Continue reading Creativity: One of the Best Elixir’s to Life’s Stressors

The Importance of Mindfulness – Especially on a Rainy Day

How we turned a previously described “dreary” day into a more “cheery”--or at least more mindful day... This morning when I got up, my energy was pretty low and when I looked at the window, there was the infamous Seattle area drizzle happening. It didn't feel very inspiring. But staying inside isn't always the answer. … Continue reading The Importance of Mindfulness – Especially on a Rainy Day