Keep Your Commitments To Yourself

Hi friends! There’s something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately that I want to share. It’s about keeping your commitments to yourself, and what that does for your self-trust, your growth, and your confidence. But, it’s not just about any commitments. It’s about choosing aligned commitments and then following through on those. Here’s what I mean: This past week, I was in Maine at a friends house with a group of our friends (don’t worry, we were all COVID tested prior!). I knew going into the week that it was…

How To Stop Feeling “Behind” In Life

In the past year or so, I’ve experienced the feeling of being “behind” in life. Ryan and I got married a few years later than most of my close friends, and by now, they’ve all had one or two kids. As we think about starting a family, I noticed that I felt so much anxiety – both in mind and in my body – about being “behind”.  We need to catch up. We’re getting old. Life is getting away from me. We need to have kids, like, now or else I’ll keep getting farther and farther…

Last Time We Were Here, I Thought We Might Break Up

I’m currently in DC at Ryan’s sisters house, and want to share a story about fear of rejection that I was immediately reminded of when I walked in. While we’re here now as newlyweds, the last time we stayed in the room we’re staying in, I had so much anxiety thinking that Ryan and I may be breaking up. The last time we were here, he had just gotten his job offer in San Francisco, and it was really sinking in that he (and likely we) would be moving. About a week before coming to meet his sister for the first…