3 Reasons To Invest In An Annual Self-Care Weekend

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 […]



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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 […]

6 Self-Care Services You Need To Try


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If there’s one thing I wish my clients would say to me more often, it would definitely be:  “Tell me how to make each day count.” Don’t believe me? Let me tell you why it’s true.  Typically, I hear these types of questions from my clients: “Why is everything so stressful all the time?” “Why […]

How To Make Each Day Count

Mental Health

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Who wants to join my FREE 5 day self-care challenge?!   You, me, errrrybody! (cue the thunderous applause). Yes, my Besties, it’s about to get REAL.  Because I don’t want this to be a place where we merely think about self-care.  I don’t want this to be a place where we merely talk about self-care.  Ohhh […]

FREE 5 Day Self-Care Challenge!


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Ohhh, summer!  How I love to celebrate summer!  With the unofficial start of summer being Memorial Day, 4th of July being right in the middle summer month, and the unofficial wrap up being Labor Day, it feels like there’s always a reason to party during the warmest months of the year.   Last year, I wrote […]

100 Ways To Celebrate Summer


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Real talk:  I think I’m in love…with Therabox. Therabox is a subscription self-care box and it has me officially wowed.  Allow me to share a few reasons why I’m loving this box o’ goodness and then I’ll tell you just what was so amazing about the March box.  By the end of this post, you’ll […]

Therabox March 2018 Review


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Self-care is about caring for your mind, body, and soul.  It’s about cultivating healthy relationships and having FUN.  Because I love chips and chocolate I’m a psychotherapist, it’s definitely easier for me to focus on the mind, soul, relationships and fun on this here blog.  But I also have a fear that whenever I write […]

15 Health And Fitness Goals That Have Nothing To Do With Your Weight


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It feels like it’s been forever since I’ve done a healthy eating post, possibly because my own eating habits have been less than stellar as of late.  #total honesty  That said, I started this blog to write about things as an encouragement to others, but also to myself.  So here we are.  Today’s post is […]

Exactly What To Eat To Eat Healthy


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In the past, I’ve given you lists of ways to be creative and ways to beat boredom and ways to improve your life.  But today, I just want to share a list of 50 FREE fun things to do.  Self care gets a bad rap sometimes, with people touting it as expensive or indulgent.  I’m hoping this list will prove […]

50 Free Fun Things To Do

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stop self tanning

Happy New Year, my Besties!  I hope you are having a joyful and healthy start to 2018.  Today’s blog post title may have you scratching your head a bit, as it’s the middle of winter and if you’ve seen me lately, I’ve got some major pale skin going on.  But one of my intentions for […]

Why I Finally Stopped Self Tanning: A Self Love Story


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