Creating the space to be free (with Siobhan Sudberry)

Creating the space to be free (with Siobhan Sudberry)

This week, I’m sitting down with the fun and fabulously inspiring Siobhan Sudberry, clarity cultivator and found of the BeFree Project. Siobhan and I talk about what it means to live from a place of purpose and clarity, and how tuning in to that place of passion and purpose can (and will) set us free.

Siobhan takes us on a journey from her childhood and the impact of her mother’s absence through the revelations she experienced in therapy and through tools like self-care, prayer, and journaling, all the way through the present moment where Siobhan has found clarity around who she is and what she is put on this earth to do. And while all of that is seriously amazing, what I love most about this conversation is how real Siobhan is about her struggles and what it took to overcome them.

So grab a hot cup of something and settle in for a conversation that will inspire and uplift.

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5 ways to ensure new habits will stick!

5 ways to ensure new habits will stick!

Between reading Better Than Before* by Gretchen Rubin and the upcoming start of The 100 Day Project by Elle Luna and Lindsay Jean Thomson, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it takes to cultivate new habits and why some habits are easier to stick to than others.

For instance, every morning I wake up, grab my phone and spend 15-30 minutes scrolling through social media as I wait for my daughter to get up. Not necessarily the best use of my time, but a daily habit nonetheless. I’ve also recently gotten into the habit of sitting down at my desk when my daughter goes down for her afternoon nap to sketch and paint a face of someone that inspires me. And if I don’t get it in then, I do it as soon as she goes to bed for the night.

Then there are the habits that are much harder to stick to, like getting up and doing yoga or filling out my 5-Minute Journal* first thing in the morning instead of reaching for my phone. Or drinking more water throughout the day. For whatever reason, those habits stick for a day or two before I resort back to my old behaviors or just skip them altogether.

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