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  I’ll admit that I’m a sucker for anything old-fashioned.  I love touring historical homes, reading historical fiction (aka Little Women over and over again), and watching documentaries about all different times and places.  I credit American Girl Dolls (and the books that accompanied them) for starting this obsession.  And to this day, I still […]

November 26, 2018

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Let’s Make Tea Time A Thing Again

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  When I recently asked readers to complete a brief survey (you can find it here if you’re interested in participating!), one of the questions I asked was “What is a product or service you would like to see me create for you?”  One particular response caught my attention (although I highly value all the […]

November 19, 2018

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5 Self-Help Books That Will Blow Your Mind

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  “So many people don’t know themselves at all.” The moment I heard her say this, I immediately tried to decide whether or not it was true.  Yes, I decided.  So many people don’t know themselves is probably right.  Having answered the initial question, I discovered a larger one remained…”how does a person really get […]

November 12, 2018

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A 1 Day Experiment To Help You Know Yourself Better

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  You don’t have to like being uncomfortable.  You don’t have to enjoy it when things don’t go your way, when people don’t meet your expectations, or when life throws you a major curve ball. You don’t have to do anything, really. But if you don’t start getting comfortable with your discomfort, I can promise […]

November 5, 2018

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Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

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I remember countless conversations with family members and friends over the years, contemplating whether or not we should move from Fairfield County, Connecticut (read: super expensive suburbs of New York City) back to Ohio, where we grew up (read: much more affordable and near family).  My husband and I felt that in order to give […]

October 29, 2018

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The Ultimate Guide To Feeling Content Despite Your Circumstances

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Could you help me out with something?  I’m always looking for the best ways to help you, to create blog posts and products that serve you – to educate, inspire, and yes, even entertain you.   In order to best do that, I need to check in with you from time to time – so today, […]

October 8, 2018

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If You Could Change One Thing About Your Life, What Would It Be?

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Guys, I love This is Us.  And I love GIFs (don’t believe me?  Ask the members of My Self Care Bestie – I’ve been dropping GIFs in our private Facebook group left and right!) And if loving those things are wrong, I don’t wanna be right. I wanted to share something fun this week, and, […]

October 1, 2018

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This Is Us GIFS: 10 Things Your Therapist Feels During A Session

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I posed this question on my Instagram stories:  “What would you like next week’s blog post to be about?” She wrote one word:  resilience.   Not really sure what she meant specifically, or what to write about, I went to bed.  I’ll wake up early tomorrow and figure it out, I thought.  I do my best […]

September 24, 2018

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2 AM Musings on Resilience

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It’s no secret that I’m a fan of self-care.  Clearly.  But this August, I had a crazy idea:  invite my community to a self-care weekend where we can connect in person and learn more about mindfulness and self-care. But how?  I’m not really at a place (yet) where I can organize everything a weekend retreat […]

September 17, 2018

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3 Reasons To Invest In An Annual Self-Care Weekend

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One of the topics I always seems to gravitate to with my friends (nay, my Besties) is:  what are you loving right now?  It’s so fun to hear about (and share!) the products that are making life easier, better, healthier, and more exciting.  Just last night, I complimented a friend’s manicure and she told me […]

September 10, 2018

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6 Self-Care Services You Need To Try

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