Category: action

Secretly Dreading the Holidays?

Secretly Dreading the Holidays?

The holidays can be a mixed bag. I love Christmas music. I can’t explain it. When late November rolls around, I suddenly find myself waking up with an irresistible urge to hear Mariah Carey singing about mistletoe. On the other hand, when I try to dream up meaningful gifts for the relatives I barely know anymore, my stomach churns. Once you’re clear with yourself about which traditions you dread, a valuable and simple tool to try is Martha Beck’s Three Bs: bag it, barter it, better it.

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Writing Prompts to Inspire Play

Writing Prompts to Inspire Play

Play is one of those things that easily drops out of my life when I’m not intentional about keeping it here. Chores: check. Work: check. Relaxation: check. Play: wait, what’s play?

Today I’ve put together some of my favorite writing prompts to inspire play. Plus, you’ll find a straightforward way to add more play to your life right now.

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How I Found My Tribe

How I Found My Tribe

Guys, I think I’ve found my tribe. I’m so geeking out over here! For years I’ve read self-help books and scribbled answers to their introspective exercises in journals I keep tucked away in drawers. It’s always been a solo affair. But now? Now I have a whole tribe of people to work through this process with me!

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DIY Retreat on the Cheap

DIY Retreat on the Cheap

Ah, to go on a retreat… so luxurious! To get away for a week (or more) and focus just on you – maybe it’s silent meditation, yoga in the woods, or even heart-pumping adventure. But what if you don’t want to spend the money or time? Or maybe it’s Wednesday and you realize you need a retreat, like, now! No problem. Here are some tips on how to plan your own retreat.

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