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see what this is all about. decide if it's for you.
who
Self-care has always been something I've understood in theory, but have never been very good at in practice. We all know that we should be taking care of ourselves; for me, it's the actual doing it part...
what
Let's start with what you won't find here. There will be no judgments, no "shoulds," no beating ourselves up, and no perfection. What you will find here is space and encouragement to be kind and compassionate with ourselves....
where
For me, taking good care of myself and treating myself well has to happen with ease, or I simply won't ever get around to doing it. So I like to keep things as accessible and doable as...
blog
In addition to all the small and beautiful ways to take good care of yourself, I will also be sharing bits of me on the blog, because every now and then (and sometimes often) I need...

live the life you want

Friends, tell me I’m not the only one. Tell me I’m not alone in dreaming of living the life I want to be living … and never feeling like I’m actually getting any closer to that life, no matter how much I conjure, secret, or will that mother fucker into being. Tell me I’m not alone?

The life I’ve been chasing might sound familiar. It’s that life of yoga and meditation, of feeding my body beautiful foods, of aromatherapy and art for art’s sake, of making time to read and to rest (guilt free!), and quite plainly, of just taking really, really good care of myself. I know this life is achievable. So why does it always seem so. far. away? So far that I will never get there.

Well, I’m officially calling myself on my shit: Now is the time to start living the lives we want to be living. And we will get there:

one small and beautiful thing at a time

Still with me? Read on …

small and beautiful things

pick one. get started right now. it only takes a moment.
take me to church (actually, don’t; i’ll take myself)
take me to church (actually, don’t; i’ll take myself)
My yoga practice is, well, let's call it spotty ......
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3 AM
3 AM
I'm having one of those insomnia nights where my eyes...
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the call is coming from inside the house
the call is coming from inside the house
I don't mean to brag but I am the absolute...
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a mantra for happiness and joy
a mantra for happiness and joy
Times are tough, y'all. That's not news, but every now...
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coconut oil coffee
coconut oil coffee
Not gonna lie, I was totally skeptical about this one. And...
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sun spots
sun spots
I live in the mountains and it never really gets hot...
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drink water
drink water
Full confession: I hate drinking water. Like, hate it, hate...
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a mantra for honoring your gifts
a mantra for honoring your gifts
Imposter syndrome is a bitch. It's that feeling that you're...
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conscious ink temporary tattoos
conscious ink temporary tattoos
Lately, I've started giving myself silent, intentional reminders to stay...
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