It is impossible to do anything large. Move across the country? Impossible. Change careers? Ludicrous. Finish a large project? Just doesn’t happen. We often get trapped into our goals and what we want. We think about what will happen once we’ve moved or once we’ve changed careers or after we’ve finished that large project. But […]
On Monday, July 24th, I weighed myself in my home for the last time. And ...
I’m going to confess something here. I often have the feeling that I’m not good ...
I’d always planned to take a few months off between graduating from university and starting ...
It wasn’t until I suffered from postpartum depression and anxiety as a mom myself that ...
It breaks my heart that many visitors to Scotland have never heard about the Isle ...
It sounds ridiculous, doesn’t it? Anger sounds like the last thing you want or need right now. After this last year, isn’t there already enough? Hasn’t there been enough damage? Yes, of course. I’m not talking about that anger. But that’s the anger everyone thinks about isn’t it. Anger is losing your cool. It’s being […]
On the tail of last week’s interview with Cait Flanders, I have a short, but important question for you today. What are you opting out of this year? In 2021, what are you deciding NOT to do. What path are you not going to go down? As Cait and I discussed last week, opting out […]
Today on the podcast I’m joined by return guest, Cait Flanders! I adored my first conversation with Cait in 2018 when we talked about her book Year of Less, minimalism, and our shared experience being adult children of divorce. Around that time, Cait was about to be heading off on extended travels. Those travels led […]
It’s a new year and I’ll be honest, it’s been off to a hectic start in our household. December 31st my son developed a cough. I thought nothing major of it until the next morning, when on New Year’s Day it was hoarse and rough. So, we did an online COVID assessment, and sure enough […]
It’s that time of year again! Yes, it’s the turning of the calendar page and the planning of a new year. New year, new you… or so the marketing efforts tell us. Here’s the thing, I think it’s New Year, MORE you. Let’s help you become more of who you are deep down. The person […]
I’m often asked what coaching is like. I try and describe it, but honestly you have to experience it to understand it. In short, coaching is three things: knowledge, accountability and support. Most of us know what we should/need to be doing (knowledge) and we have some support in friends and family, but not the […]
Today on the podcast I’m joined by mental health advocate, mama, blogger, influencer and podcaster, Jessyka Hagen. I was first introduced to Jessyka through her Instagram, Milkstains and Meltdowns (now Spilled Mylk). Jess is real, vulnerable, and shares the hard things in life. In this episode, Jessyka and I talk about what it’s like living […]
Have you ever struggled with loneliness? Moved to a new city and been at a loss of how to make friends as an adult? And how about learning to connect in a virtual world as we navigate social distancing? Today on the podcast we’re joined by Jessica Painter, the creator of In Her Circle, a […]
Welcome to November, a new month in the Stress Less Habits Challenge. If you’re already signed up, then you know that this month our goal is to move our bodies for 30 minutes every single day. I can hear so many of you already saying how you don’t have time, or you think that this […]