It’s so easy in our modern life to glorify busyness. And it’s legit. We all have stuff to do. Important stuff to do. The problem is when we don’t have balance and that lack of balance gets in the way of our mental and emotional health. Sometimes we are even so far out...
You know how we always tell kids to “relax and calm down”?? Well, I can guarantee you that the last thing a kid is going to do when you tell them to relax and calm down, is actually relax and calm down. And it’s not because they are being defiant (well, maybe...
So you may have noticed me using the phrase “Journey Forward” a lot in the past few months… Before I tell you more about it, let me share a joke that I used to hear my mom tell while I was growing up: A surgeon, in the middle of surgery says,...
***I’m sharing this post to be authentic…life is not always the perfect posed pictures on FB*** (Originally posted on FB on June 24, 2019) I’ve just started week 3, of a 4-week European journey…Though I felt fine in Zurich and Rome, a cough I’d had for a...
Two years ago, I chaperoned a middle school field trip to LA for the WE Day conference. I didn’t know much about the organization ME to WE, that hosted the conference, but was quickly inspired. It was started by two teenage brothers 20 years ago because they wanted to...
I get this questions a lot: I’m being aware, but now what? No what do I do with this? Well, for me, I had to start to learn how to slow down. I had to start to learn how to not be so consumed by what was next, that I wasn’t present with what is. I had to learn to...
Journey Forward to Self-Compassion – Miraval Austin Oct. 13-16, 2019
Journey Forward to Self-Compassion in Austin, TX at the amazing Miraval resort, Oct. 13-16, 2019. Entice your sense, rejuvenate your soul and gain the experience of a lifetime. Click here to read about all the amazing details and to register! I can’t wait to have you join me on this journey of a lifetime. Register...LEARN MORERSVP
The ULTIMATE RELATIONSHIP WORKSHOP – Costa Rica, Sept. 12-19, 2020
In this 7-day journey, immerse yourself into an idyllic mountain spa in the heart of beautiful Costa Rica, to learn research-based tools for building your ideal, supportive and fulfilling relationship with relationship experts, Dr. John Schinnerer and Joree Rose, LMFT. Now you can improve, repair and renew your relationship while having a once-in-a-lifetime vacation at...LEARN MORERSVP
Self-Compassion as a Daily Practice
Self-compassion is something we all need, but don’t always know how to do. Research shows that self-compassion is linked to: Overall well-being Decrease in: anxiety, depression, stress, perfectionism, shame, body dissatisfaction Increase in: life satisfaction, happiness, confidence, gratitude, optimism, immune function Increase in coping and resiliency Less fear of failure à more likely to persist...LEARN MORERSVP
Gratitude All Year Long
We tend to focus on gratitude near the holidays, but it is a practice that we should be doing all year long. Gratitude has been shown to increase your health, happiness and improve relationships, while decreasing stress, anxiety and depression. This 1-hour workshop will walk you through gratitude meditations, practices and research-based tips and tools...LEARN MORERSVP
Communicate Effectively in All Your Relationships
We communicate all day long, in a variety of forms – speaking, emails, text, social media, in-person, on the phone, in personal settings, professional settings, with people we love, with people we struggle with…the list can keep going. And yet, despite haven spoken most our lives, we aren’t always effective with it. This 1-hour workshop...LEARN MORERSVP
Let Your Shit Go
I’m not a fan of New Year’s Resolutions because while I think we all have good intentions, we don’t often stick to them. But what we can do is clear out all the shit that is holding you back from being your best self and living your best life! I believe that rituals are a...LEARN MORERSVP
The Ultimate Relationship Workshop – Jan. 21, 2020
Everyone wants an awesome relationship, right?? What would having the Ultimate Relationship mean to you??Is it: ✔️ good communication? ✔️ shared interests? ✔️ intimacy? ✔️ vulnerability? ✔️ lots of laughter? ✔️ great sex? ✔️ having fun together? ✔️ similar parenting styles? ✔️ same long term goals? ✔️ liking your partner after ‘all these years’? ✔️...LEARN MORERSVP
Rediscover the Real You – Jan.14, 2020
As women, we easily get lost amongst the roles we play, whether it’s being wife, mother, daughter, friend, employee…and while we are so busy nurturing others, we forget to nurture ourselves and can eventually feel lost, and sometimes even resentful. My friend and colleague, Andi Wickman, and I are here to guide you back to...LEARN MORERSVP