Oh the Cycles We Go Through!

As a woman, the word ‘cycle’ conjures up one pretty specific cycle that we go through about once a month. But there are many other cycles that govern our lives as well, even though we are prone to seeing time as being linear. Maybe it’s time for an update on time…

1 Year After the Start of My Burnout: What Helped Me Heal and Which Insights I Take With Me

A year ago I was home from work for the first time, not knowing that I wouldn’t be going back for the next foreseeable future. I went into a darkness I hadn’t seen since my early twenties, but slowly climbed back out. Here’s how.

Identifying Your Invisible Stressors

Sometimes we feel stressed without really knowing why. It seems our lives haven’t really changed and yet we are overwhelmed. But are we really seeing all there is to see?

Where Is Your Shadow? And What Does It Look Like?

We all have graves in our yards of things we buried long ago, things we don’t want to see or know. Sometimes, we even forget they are there. But knowing our shadow, and taking the time to look at it, is vitally important.

How to go About Planning and Time Management When There’s Just. Not. Enough. Time. (Including 5 Tested Planning Tips)

Planning out your day is bound to confront you with the limitations of time. I ran into quite a bit of that confrontation in the past week, and here are some of the things I’ve learned…

How Our Body Image Affects Our Health

I used to think that the way I thought about my body reflected the way I treated it, but what if that’s not the whole truth? What if it’s actually the other way around?

Traveling with Children Who’d Rather Stay at Home

We’ve just returned from a week in Germany’s Black Forest region. It was beautiful, but the children didn’t always seem to think so…

Healthy Relationship Practices: What Part of You is Setting Boundaries? (including 6 Steps to Healthy Boundaries)

Our boundaries are personal, and the way we set them often is as well. But there are some general principles that we can use to do so. The way we set our boundaries matters, and the energy behind them has an effect we often overlook.

Is Being Impulsive Really Such a Bad Thing?

Going somewhere on a whim, following your nose wherever it takes you, forging the iron while it is hot… doing something impulsively can be really fun! But what are the drawbacks? And is there a way to keep the good and let go of the bad?