Scary Things

I used to hate scary things. Not scary movies or books (like Helter Skelter, that one messed with me for a while), but things that took me outside of my comfort zone. Scary things like quitting my job, starting my own private practice, writing blogs, buying a house, having a baby. Have you ever heardContinue reading “Scary Things”

A Not So Great Start

I knew there was a reason I wanted to devote an entire month to focusing on feeding and loving my body well… because it’s tough! We are not off to a great start. I’m going to be kind to myself because of my four month old. Something about cute babies and sleep deprivation makes meContinue reading “A Not So Great Start”

Growth Plan Week 4

Last Friday was the end of the “Teach Me Something” resolution. And so far I’ve learned fluid dynamics, flow through a tube that changes area, how to calculate density, acceleration, mass, and time. And my husband learned the Sun Salutations A and B and basics of trauma therapy. At the end of the week, weContinue reading “Growth Plan Week 4”

Your Brain on Books

Growing up, I can remember teachers and my parents telling me to turn off the TV and go read because it was “good for me”. Turns out they were right. I have been reading several articles about the effects that reading has on your brain. Here are some take-aways that I have found through myContinue reading “Your Brain on Books”

Wishing Away Happiness

The summer is filling up fast. Trips and birthday parties, cook-outs and get togethers, there are lots of things to look forward to. I am a planner. I like to be organized and prepared. So when I look at my calendar filed with lots of fun activities, I also see packing lists, grocery lists, andContinue reading “Wishing Away Happiness”

“Re”living My Best Life

A couple summers ago, I caught my friend, Shannon, snapping a picture of her plate of sushi one night on one of our regular sushi “dates”. It’s not weird, lots of people take pictures of their food, but she wasn’t about to post it to Instagram with a fancy filter, she just put her phoneContinue reading ““Re”living My Best Life”