My All Time Favorite Self-Development Books

This is a blog post I’ve been asked to write so many times, and I am so happy to finally be writing it for you! I know that so many of you are looking to become more self-aware, or are wanting to work on some area of your life, and finding the right books can be a key step in that journey. I also know that there are SO many “self-help” books out there, and it can feel overwhelming to know which ones to read. Plus, indulging in too many of these books can often be fueled by a feeling that you’re broken or that someone…

I really didn’t want to go to this workout class…

Last week, I had scheduled a dance class for Thursday morning at 8:30am. On Wednesday night, I could feel how tired my body was. I hadn’t been sleeping well all week (hello lunar eclipse on Friday!), and had already done some other workouts earlier in the week that left my body feeling heavy and tired. I considered canceling my class, but since I booked it through Classpass and it was already past the cancellation deadline, I would have had to pay a fee. I decided to go anyway. I showed up feeling so groggy Thursday morning,…

If we were having coffee right now, this is what I’d tell you…

Oh, how I love these posts. They are always such a pleasure to write, and I love hearing what’s going on in your life, too. If you’re new around here, I write these “coffee chat” posts a few times a year and get to talk to you like we’re friends having a cup of coffee. I love the intimacy! Here is my last “coffee chat” post – my first one written from SF. I felt like this post was needed since I haven’t been emailing as much lately. I have SO many ideas for blog posts in the next several months, but first,…

5 ways to simplify your life + reduce overwhelm

Hi there love, One clear observation I’ve made lately in my work and personal life is that most of us are almost always feeling overwhelmed. No matter what. If you have kids or don’t have kids. If you’re busy at work or not as busy. No matter the situation, we always seem to be feeling some sense of overwhelm. Here are a few reasons I think we’re constantly feeling this: Social media creates a culture in which we are constantly seeing MORE – more things we should buy, more recipes to cook, more places we should…