Who are you when the relationship falls away?

Last spring, after being in back-to-back relationships for a decade, I found myself single. That break-up was a long time coming but I didn't have the courage to end it. I was scared to put myself first because I didn't know who I was without someone else to love and support me. It was terrifying… Continue reading Who are you when the relationship falls away?

Would you make this vow?

Have you ever shared vows with a partner? I'm fascinated that we're taught to do this in marriage ceremonies, yet not with ourselves.While I've never been married, I've spent more time working through challenges in relationships to uphold our commitment to each other than I have with myself.After all, many of us have been raised to believe everything… Continue reading Would you make this vow?

Moving in together before quarantine

Moving in with someone right before quarantine has been a growth experience (straight talk: challenge) for me and my relationship. We're not used to spending so much time together with lifestyle limitations, and he's not used to the Scooby song (keep reading). It got me thinking about others' relationships - people they're already living with, or people they can't be with right… Continue reading Moving in together before quarantine

Chaos at home? Restore the peace!

How are things for you at home? If they're feeling tense and chaotic, you're in good company. I've been listening and here's what many are experiencing: - constantly bouncing between good days and hard days- struggling to focus and relax with kids running around the house- loneliness due to isolation- anxiety + stress resulting in… Continue reading Chaos at home? Restore the peace!

5 things to know before your next meal

Do you ever find the holidays to be more stressful than they are relaxing? Do you wish you could be more present during this time? This time of year can bring up difficult feelings:-food and how our bodies look and feel-guilt or shame about our health habits-loneliness or frustration with familial relationships I want you… Continue reading 5 things to know before your next meal