How Did You Get Started Anyway?
One question that I always get asked is, “How did you get started in this work, anyway?” It’s a fair question. I mean, what could make a perfectly successful ivy league student and non-profit manager change her life, leave her job and move across the country? It actually all started with a panic attack…on my wedding day! I wish I could have been a Zen Bride. I wish that for you too. I wish that for every bride, really. I, however, was the opposite of a Zen bride. Looking back
5 Healthy Ways to Reduce Stress
Today is special. Something I’ve waited 3 years for is finally manifesting…I’m getting a dog! Her name is Aiyanna (so pretty, right?) She's smart and sweet and goofy. I’ve been on the edge of my seat all week! She arrives tonight and I knew that these last few hours would be the most stressful and nerve-wracking of all. So, I decided to try some new strategies to address the nervous energy that is coming up for me. Full disclosure, my first instinct is to find a distraction s
Launch Day Jitters
I'm a little embarrassed to admit that I’ve been working on this website since March. Well, I reserved the domain in March. I set up a Wix account in April. I argued with my husband over graphics and colors in May. I got close to launching in June. Then in July, I froze. In case I haven’t mentioned it before, I’m a perfectionist. I’m a panic attack-having, detail-obsessing, over-achieving perfectionist. So, having to make every decision for this website was a true test for me