The voice that became my truth
I was choking back tears for the hundredth time in a Gatlinburg, Tennessee buffet. Staring at a plate of green beans smothered in butter, I was ruining yet another family vacation. “I’d have to add extra crunches in the morning to make up for that butter,” I thought. I was […]

The voice that became my truth…

Prioritize Self-Care
  I haven’t had any time for yoga. Work has been crazy! There’s not enough time in the day to do everything that I need to do. I don’t have time for self-care. I’m too busy. Does this sound familiar?   Women around the world are struggling to squeeze a […]

Self-Care: The good kind of selfish

  “You are not good enough. You are fucking up. Why don’t you have self-control around sweet treats like a normal person?! You are so weak. You are unsuccessful because you don’t make [a certain amount of] money. Your cellulite is gross. You don’t always say nice things to yourself […]

Negative self-talk sucks. This can help…

  Imagine how different the world would be if more people experienced joy and felt good in their bodies…   You are what you eat. Actions speak louder than words. Your thoughts determine your reality. We accept these notions as universal truths, yet we frantically scarf down fast food in […]

Be the joy you wish to see in the world

Making your bed is an act of self love
  Growing up my mom didn’t make us make our beds. It was the best. I’d visit my friends’ houses and witness the infamous phenomenon known as making your bed. As I watched my friends begrudgingly make their beds, I’d think to myself, “What a bunch of chumps.” Fast-forward twenty years […]

Why making your bed is an act of self love

Don't fall for the body love bullshit
  You don’t have to restrict, deprive, and get your ass kicked in boot camp workouts in order to love your body. In fact, those behaviors are where my eating disorder began nearly 15 years ago. Restriction will not bring freedom. Deprivation will not bring abundance. Hate does not bring […]

Don’t fall for the body love bullshit…