How to embrace radical self-care in your own life (with Monica Ballard)

Self-care is a conversation that I’ve been wanting to dive deep with and am thrilled to be talking about it with Monica Ballard, a massage therapist, reiki practitioner, yoga instructor, and fellow podcaster. Monica shares about her her life and work, using her personal journey to inform her professional passions around radical self-care.  We start our conversation with several book recommendations in the self-help genre, then weave our way through the concept...

You are what you value (with Jenn Hand)

During this hour-long conversation, Jenn talks about the power of the 3 really's, why it's important to know whether your life is a true reflection of who you are and what you value at your core, and how both of those things relate to food and dieting.

I had the pleasure the sitting down with Jenn Hand, food and body image coach and creator of the Normal Eaters Club, to talk about food and health. Jenn is a firm believer that we already know what we want and need, we just forget how to listen to that deepest part of our selves. During this hour-long conversation, Jenn talks about the power of the 3 really’s, why it’s important to...

Journaling my way to a better relationship with my body.

I spent some time this morning journaling about the beliefs I’m carrying around about my body and health after yesterday’s experience stepping on the scale. What it stirred up was nothing short of interesting. I never thought that I had a lot of baggage around my body, but I totally do. Some of the beliefs I’m carrying: Nothing I do matters. I’m better off not trying, that way I won’t...

When you let your inner critic run the show.

One of the things my inner critic tells me a lot is that I’m not good enough at anything. It says things like, I’m a good writer, but not good enough to land a feature on a really big publication. I’m a good blogger, but not good enough to grow my following beyond a certain point. I’m a good designer, but not enough to do it for a living.  I’m...