You Are Not Responsible for Everyone All of The Time

You Are Not Responsible for Everyone All of The Time

I was stressing out last weekend because I had overcommitted. I had promised my time to three people and now crunch called for two phone calls. Am I letting them down? Will I disappoint them? Will their feelings be hurt? Will they be alone on a Saturday because of me? Will they label me just another […]

3 Simple and Scientific Steps to Reduce Anxiety

3 Simple and Scientific Steps to Reduce Anxiety

Six years ago I was considering taking anti-anxiety meds. As you learned in last week’s post, I danced the anxiety dance for almost two decades. By the end of 2010, I bit the bullet. Two pills a day and the constant hum of worry was replaced with numbness and a low degree of self-hatred. I […]

How My Big Brother’s Death Taught me to Meditate

How My Big Brother’s Death Taught me to Meditate

Today is my big brother’s birthday. I won’t be celebrating with him because the man has been in heaven for quite some time now :). I will celebrate him in spirit though, with a gift he gave me when he died: meditation. I was overwhelmed with grief, but my kindergarten brain came up with a way […]

How Long Will I Wait to Meet Him

How Long Will I Wait to Meet Him

* This Post is curated in conjunction with the ladies of The Refined Collective. Be sure and read these beautiful ladies perspective on Creating Space: Lauren Scruggs, Go Fit Joe, Danielle Bennet, Brynn Watkins, Tutti del Monte,  Tonya Kae. Also, join us over on Instagram today under #therefinedcollective to see what everyone else has to say about love. When I think […]

We Only Need 12 More Amazon Reviews! Will You Be The One?

We Only Need 12 More Amazon Reviews! Will You Be The One?

Fourth of July is no time for long emails, so I’ll ask you one question: What do you want to be free from today? Complete the sentence: Today, I declare independence from… Simply reply to this email with your finished sentence or share it on social and tag me. Your answer will inspire the content for […]