Life is a very messy rollercoaster sometimes. With all this stretching and changing over the past few months, I have felt like I SHOULD. I should be figuring life out faster, I should have my answers, I should find clarity, and I should have all the lessons beautifully wrapped up in a bow to present to the world.Read More
We live in a culture where our busy schedule feels like a direct translation to our value. If we are booked solid with activity, travel, and appointments, our brain shifts into go-go-go mode, tricking this feeling of productivity into a false sense of purpose.Read More
When I first made the decision to untap my sparkle, I put a ton of pressure on myself to make huge, sweeping changes. I thought one major change or decision would quickly lead to my new perfect life. I was all about those quick (ahem, unsustainable) fixes when I first sought sparkle. What I have discovered along the way is that true sparkle can be found in the simplest of moments.Read More
It is hard to deny that these days, the cultural norm celebrates a busy, full, or even packed schedule. Busy, filled time means that you have people to see and places to be. Managing a tight schedule, an overbooked week, or being desperately overdue for a day off means that you are a “success”. For a long time I fell into this trap, and truthfully, my old ways still sneak up on me.
A full schedule does not equal a successful life.Read More